Counselling: How It Helps and Who It's For.

In life's journey, we all face moments that test our strength and resilience. Sometimes, the struggle is visible for the world to see; other times, it's a silent battle within. Whatever shape your challenges takes, it's important to know you're not alone. Counselling offers a safe space of understanding and support, where every concern you bring is valid and worthy of attention. It's about finding your way through whatever you're facing, with someone there to guide and support you.

How We Support You Through Life's Toughest Moments.

In individual counselling, we start with a simple belief: you deserve a safe space. A place where you can unpack your thoughts, sift through your feelings, and talk about the things that weigh you down, no matter how big or small they seem. It’s about walking alongside you as you explore the paths of your life, offering support without judgment. Here, your worries and hopes are met with understanding and empathy. Let’s face it, life can get really tough, and sometimes, just having someone truly listen, can make all the difference.

Northern Beaches counsellors specialists in childhood trauma, abuse, domestic violence (DV), anxiety, avoidance coping, emotional numbing and sexual abuse. 

When to Consider Counselling

  • Anxiety
  • Anger or rage
  • Depression
  • Loss of self-confidence
  • Low self-esteem
  • Bereavement, grief & loss
  • Childhood trauma, abuse or unresolved difficulties.
  • Trauma, including physical and sexual assault, life threatening illness or serious injury, loss of a loved one, or someone close to you, childbirth, suicide attempt, crime or accidents, witnessing violence, natural disasters, and bullying, etc…
  • Domestic Violence (DV)
  • Major life changes
  • Love addiction

  • Co-dependence and enmeshment
  • Love addiction
  • Conflict (internal or relationship)
  • Divorce and separation
  • Stress and overwhelm
  • Financial stress
  • Avoidance behaviours
  • Self-confidence issues
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self-sabotaging behavioural patterns
  • Career dissatisfaction or transitions
  • Identity questions, including gender and sexual identity.
  • Communication challenges
  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Parenting difficulties
  • Managing chronic illness or disability

If you find yourself dealing with any of the challenges listed below, counselling can support you:

Counselling can be a stepping stone towards personal growth and self-improvement and  support you to enhance your life in other ways and help with:

  • Self-awareness
  • Personal growth and development
  • Co-dependence
  • Decision making
  • Work-life balance
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotional regulation
  • Goal setting and motivation

  • Communication skills
  • Stress management
  • Health and wellness
  • Personal boundaries
  • Digital wellness
  • Leadership and career development
  • Time management
  • Parenting challenges

Taking the First Step.

Tackling the tough stuff, facing our histories, or moving past complex trauma is never easy. That first step? It can feel downright terrifying. But, in my experience, picking up the phone or making that appointment is often the biggest hurdle. If you're feeling ready, I encourage you to either click the link below to book a time, or just give me a ring. I'm really looking forward to meeting you and walking this road together.


call 0414 689 7779

Professional relationship counselling on the Northern Beaches in Narrabeen, offers effective, practical, evidence-based interventions for couples. Our therapeutic focus also extends to individualised relationship issues & other concerns.