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PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLING FOR ADULTS, ADOLESCENTS, COUPLES & FAMILIES.


Life can be overwhelming - everyone needs a helping hand at times. 

We can support you through life's tough experiences,

gain perspective and provide strategies to help control your thoughts & feelings. 

Let us help you regain emotional balance.

 
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A COUNSELLING PRACTICE WHERE YOU CAN FEEL COMFORTABLE TO BE YOURSELF.

Based in Toowoomba, I offer professional counselling for adults, couples, adolescents & families.

I have been a certified Counsellor since 2015 and have over 13 years experience in the community services sector in various roles.   I specialise in helping people identify and achieve their personal goals by coping with the issues that are causing them distress, anxiety and a decline in their overall well-being and mental health.  


My goal is to encourage you to be aware of your strengths and to help motivate and facilitate positive change and build resilience. I believe that therapy can be extremely helpful in all stages and seasons of life particularly during the transition of change.  I aim to provide you support for your unique needs.  I take great pride in the progress and success of my clients, and look forward to helping you.

The benefits of counselling include:-

improved relationships (ability to identify healthy & unhealthy relationships)

understanding grief & loss

support during life transitions

modifying unhealthy thought patterns

increased self-confidence and decision making skills

ability to set boundaries

increased assertiveness

regaining emotional balance

stress reduction

reduced anxiety and depression

improved conflict management skills

building mindset to achieve goals

capacity building for learning, daily living and life choices

 

IMPORTANT FAQ'S

What is your approach to counselling?

My approach to counselling is holistic.  This means therapy encompasses the emotional, cognitive, social, physical, and spiritual aspects of your being as they are all connected and determine your overall wellbeing. My practice is informed by a range of well-established therapeutic modalities  including; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Trauma Informed Practices, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Narrative Therapy, Gestalt Therapy and the Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

How long is a counselling session?

Session time is 50 minutes in duration, give or take another 5 to complete payment and to arrange your next session.

What is your preferred form of payment?

Payment is accepted via direct debit or credit card prior to your scheduled appointment (credit card surcharge applies). 

Am I able to reschedule my appointment?
We understand that at times there may be a need to cancel your appointment,
however, 24 hours notice of your inability to attend is required.
Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will incur a 100% cancellation fee. 

Do you provide online services?

Yes, we do.  For your convenience, counselling services can be provided face to face, online or via telephone.

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CURRENT POLICIES & REQUIREMENTS

 

Whilst attending our practice you are required to:

  • Wear a mask

  • DO NOT ATTEND APPOINTMENTS WHILE SICK OR OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO ISOLATE (e.g. covid close contact) - Cancellation fees will be waved by a note from a GP. You can also request to attend a Zoom/online appointment.


As these requirements can change rapidly, please stay up to date with the latest requirements from the QLD Government website at COVID-19 update | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au). You are required to follow any mandates as they apply to you whilst attending our practice.

For a copy of our current COVID-19 Policy please contact us.
This policy is subject to change.

No upcoming events at the moment
 

IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY

Please contact Emergency Services by dialing '000'.

If you need counselling support after hours, please call a 24 hour service:


Lifeline:  13 11 14

Beyond Blue:  1300 224 636

Kids Help Line:  1800 55 1800 (ages 5 - 25)

Domestic Violence Service: DV Connect:

1800 811 811 (Womensline)

1800 600 636 (Mensline)

 

LET'S CONNECT!

Feel free to call or send an inquiry on the online form - I would love to answer any questions you may have.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Call, text, email or Book Online today

Office 9,
Level 1 Webster Place
188-192 Margaret Street
Toowoomba Qld 4350

0474 033 377

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