Breathe Counselling Online Appointments via Microsoft Teams


Breathe Counselling Online Appointments via Microsoft Teams

Practitioners at this location

Miss Rebecca Ng

Counsellor

Rebecca offers individual and couples counselling for adults both online and in Wembley. Rebecca is an empathetic counsellor who is trauma-informed and appreciates cultural diversity. She is passionate about encouraging self-connection and self-empathy, in order for clients to live full lives and foster meaningful relationships. Her background is in international aid and development, and disability support work. Rebecca draws on Attachment Theory, mindfulness, and Nonviolent Communication. Her areas of interest are - grief and loss, faith and spirituality, relationships, periods of transition, and confidence-building/assertiveness. The space Rebecca creates in her therapy sessions are safe, accepting, and peaceful. Rebecca is a registered counsellor with the ACA.
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Miss Stephanie Koutsoukos

Counsellor

Stephanie offers counselling services in the Perth CBD. Stephanie is passionate about providing a safe, insightful space for others, holding a belief that healthy connections foster growth. Integrating Psychodynamic, Attachment-focussed and Emotion-focussed therapies, Stephanie is attentive and creative in her approach. Stephanie has prior experience supporting children and families to address diverse needs, including anxiety, depression, grief, behavioural difficulties and social issues.
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Mr Gannon Jones

Psychologist

Gannon is a registered (provisional) psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA), and a background in Psychology, Philosophy, Ethics, and Bioethics; with experience in public and private clinical healthcare and community mental health settings, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), across the lifespan of children to the elderly, supporting; individuals, couples, families and groups. Gannon offers individual (adolescent / adult) and couples counselling. Walking alongside people, within a supportive environment, Gannon creates a safe space for the sharing of personal stories. He allows people to cultivate insight and awareness of themselves, coupled with introducing concepts of practical enhanced coping skills, to empower people to cope more effectively with the life and mental health issues that they may encounter. Gannon considers people’s unique characteristics, values, preferences, circumstances, and life goals. He works with clients to assist them in identifying the most appropriate approach and treatment plan to address the problem that best fits the individual’s and couple's own unique situation in order to help them to improve their lives. Gannon is passionate about and believes in guiding people to enhance their own personal well-being in order to foster positive and sustainable relationships with themselves and with other people in all types of environments. Gannon utilises a wide range of evidence-based approaches and treatments, including the therapeutic interventions of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Chairwork, Gottman Method, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Interpersonal, and Psychoeducation.
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Mr Matthew Bond

Counsellor

Matthew offers counselling services in the Perth CBD and Rockingham. Matthew’s natural, sensitive approach lends itself to constructing and holding spaces that allow clients to be reflective in a safe environment, carefully moving at the pace the client sets. Matthew integrates Psychodynamic, Inter-personal, Attachment and Emotionally Focussed (EFT) therapies, creating an approach which allows clients to explore their lives and relationships. Matthew has spent a portion of his counselling history working with youth at Headspace. He has also had experience working in a host of group environments, including youth programs, schools, families, projects in the disability sector and with prisoners. He is deeply motivated by his clients’ core needs, infinitely interested in their stories and deeply humbled by the personal nature of the work. Matthew draws on his unique working history and applied skills to offer a relational approach that fosters trust and safety
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Mr Nick Gwynn

Counsellor

Phone0433 923 591(Mobile)
Nick offers clinical supervision and counselling for individual clients (not presently taking couples) in West Perth, Rockingham and Online. He is an exceptionally skilled and compassionate counsellor and psychotherapist with over 20 years’ professional experience. Nick has a substantial background in both private practice and the community health and education sectors. Nick’s approach is warm, nonjudgmental and respectful: his gentle demeanor and method of counselling creates a safe and trusting environment for his clients to explore their concerns. Even in the most overwhelming of circumstances, Nick’s clients find his calm and insightful support helpful in moving through life’s challenges with a sense of confidence and hope. Counselling with Nick is an opportunity for his clients to resolve issues by exploring and implementing practical solutions to their concerns. Nick has a client-centred, outcome-focused approach to counselling. He tailors each session according to his clients’ unique personal needs and situations. Nick integrates several contemporary modalities of counselling and psychotherapy into his practice. These include, but are not limited to Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Solution-Focused Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Rebates available for BUPA, AHM, Police Health, Teachers Union Health Fund and Medibank members if your health cover includes counselling.
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Mr Richie Perera

Counsellor

Phone0421 216 823(Mobile)
Richie has worked in both private practice and the community sector for a number of years. He has extensive experience working with children, individuals, couples, and families. Further to his relationship counselling experience, he has a specialty in health services and provided support to those with chronic and terminal illnesses throughout their journey including supporting those who are struggling with grief and bereavement. Richie walks gently with his clients on their journey towards restoration and/or personal growth. Richie is known for providing a calm and safe environment for his clients to do their work. He ensures he is nonjudgmental, attentive and respectful of each client’s own story. He is an engaging counsellor who applies intentional, proactive modalities of therapy. Richie works from a person-centred integrated approach. He helps his clients to gain personal insights as they work towards self-awareness. Richie uses a mixture of reflective practices, in conjunction with practical measures and tasks to help clients on their healing journey. In addition to his counselling, Richie is passionate about philosophy, ethics, organisational culture, team dynamics and leadership, and provides coaching to individuals and groups.

Mr Tom Martin

Counsellor

Tom is an integrative counsellor who employs a person-centred approach in his sessions. His natural manner helps to build a genuine therapeutic relationship with his clients where relevant and insightful support can be given. Tom has a diverse background in youth mental health, education and crisis support services. He has also specialised in supporting men’s behaviour change and family counselling. Prior to counselling and community work Tom worked in the building and construction industry, artisan design and is a skilled Cabinet Maker by trade. Tom’s desire and approach is geared towards helping individuals who are experiencing distress or are stuck in life. He seeks to help people on their journey through life and firmly believes in our human ability to improve our lives. Tom is experienced at recognising the conditions that will promote recovery and is committed to the journey. Tom uses evidence based “here and now” approaches such as cognitive behavioural therapy and additionally helps his clients work through past concerns. The mind is inseparable from the body. For this reason, Tom enjoys cycling and exercise. He values his relationships with his family and friends.

Mrs Anu Matara

Counsellor

Anu is a Counsellor with a Postgraduate Degree in Transactional Analysis and has a background in education and teaching. She has worked in private practice, and as a volunteer counsellor for not-for-profit organisations. She has extensive experience supporting individuals and couples from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Her approach is geared towards assisting her clients to remove barriers and obstacles that are preventing fulfillment of life goals and desires. As a counsellor Anu is insightful and kind. She values authenticity and understands that connection and relationship heals. She’s known to bring a holistic approach to her practice, and tailors each therapeutic relationship to meet the clients’ unique needs. Anu has worked with people who’ve experienced anxiety, post-traumatic stress, abuse, identity issues and religious trauma. She’s especially passionate about assisting people who have experienced burn out and emotional exhaustion. Through her sensitive approach she’s helped her clients to find balance in all areas of life. Anu draws from her theoretical understanding as well as lived experiences as a migrant to Australia. Anu uses Transactional Analysis as the main modality in counselling and integrates Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness to her practice. Anu is registered with PACFA.
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Mrs Cal Flint

Counsellor

Cal offers counselling solutions in the Perth CBD and Rockingham. Cal is a compassionate counsellor with extensive experience working with couples, adults, young adults and families. She is a member of CCAA. Her approach is respectful, non-judgemental and empathetic, which ensures her clients experience a safe environment in which to grow and experience positive change. She strongly advocates an integrated, holistic approach that enables her clients to address areas of concern such as relational issues, depression, anxiety, and anger management. Cal is passionate about providing relationship counselling that empowers clients to make genuine, lasting and positive changes in their lives while ensuring that unhealthy patterns are resolved. She is genuine, insightful and caring and strives to ensure that the counselling experience leads to a positive outcome. Change and growth is realised by understanding reactions, accepting them, and learning to modify them as necessary. Cal is committed to a collaborative therapeutic relationship where clients are encouraged to discover achievable ways forward that improve emotional and psychological wellbeing and improvement in relationships and family life. She believes that each person’s response to a situation is uniquely complex and strongly linked to their own personal experience and life circumstances. Throughout the counselling journey Cal will draw on a wide range of contemporary counselling modalities chosen specifically in response to the therapeutic needs of the couple or individual. These modalities include Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
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Mrs Candy Soans

Counsellor

Phone0408 092 929(Mobile)
Candy offers counselling services with Breathe Counselling Perth CBD. Candy is an empathetic and compassionate therapist who provides a safe, reflective space for clients. She is passionate about family and values the importance of establishing good and insightful relationships within one’s environment. Candy uses a non-judgemental, respectful approach to support individuals, children, couples and families to better address diverse needs, such as grief, depression, behavioural difficulties, relationship issues, anxiety and social difficulties. She incorporates a number of different counselling modalities in therapy, Person-Centered Approach, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment based therapy, Mindfulness Therapy and Gestalt Therapy. Candy is registered with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and is also a member with CCAA.

mrs Libby Rodwell

Psychologist

Elisabeth 'Libby' Rodwell is a registered psychologist in Rockingham. She receives direct bookings from clients and can also offer GP referred, Mental Health Treatment Plans (MHTP).  Libby has NDIS-disabilities sector and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) experience. She is competent working with trauma, ADHD and ASD, and Couples Counselling across therapy modes. Libby also has a background in coaching, government, teamwork, contract management, Not-for-profit and Behavioural Research. Libby has had relevant training and qualifications for Education settings and general practice. Graduate of Bachelor of Psychology and Master of International Relations, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and Teaching English as a Second or Other Language (TESOL). She Demonstrated history of working in the environmental services and 'safe systems' areas. Libby is a new member of our team at Breathe Counselling in Rockingham and brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge. Her therapeutic knowledge and ability is made real and accessible to clients through her  personable and genuine nature. Libby offer face to face and online counselling appointments to her clients. Medicare rebates are available.
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Mrs Emily Burr

Counsellor

Phone0433 764 195(Mobile)
Emily is a compassionate and empathetic counsellor who provides a safe and welcoming space to share in therapy. She works with individuals, couples and families from all walks of life. Emily uses an integrated, eclectic and client focused approach in her counselling, which assists clients by meeting them where they are at. She greatly values the importance of establishing a good therapeutic relationship with her clients. She incorporates a number of different counselling modalities in therapy such as Art therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy and Couples Therapy. Emily is passionate about helping people work through and better manage concerns such as grief, anxiety, depression and relationship issues. It is her desire that each client feels greatly valued and respected in each session. She believes that each person has unique experiences in life and that by providing a safe, non- judgmental place for these concerns to be shared, that it can greatly assist the client’s journey through therapy. Emily holds a Master of Counselling and has over 15 years experience volunteering in different pastoral care roles.

Mrs Jade Lim

Counsellor

Jade is an integrative, person-centred counsellor and psychotherapist. She applies a range of appropriate therapeutic approaches in her practice according to the needs of her clients. In consideration of personal context and environment, Jade draws upon Gestalt, Emotionally Focused (EFT), Attachment styles, Trauma Informed Practice and Narrative therapies. Building genuine rapport and strong alliances with her clients, Jade champions those she works with for the purpose of helping them reach their goals. Jade is particularly interested in supporting those suffering grief, loss and trauma. She has supported women from family and domestic violence and in offering mediation and pre and post-pregnancy care. As a long-term migrant in Australia, she values culture, diversity and inclusivity and has weaved her journey through the complexities of social and cultural issues in this ever-evolving landscape. A parent of two teens and a young adult, Jade is happy to share parenting insights and experiences. After a significant history in operational and client services roles, Jade turned toward her passion and niche to support people in their mental health and well-being journeys. Jade has also had many years of experience volunteering in charities and local community organisations.
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Mrs Jennifer Wolff

Counsellor

Jennifer offers individual and couples counselling in Joondalup and online counselling for individuals.  She is a warm, empathetic, and encouraging person-centred therapist who provides a safe space for clients to share their concerns.  Jennifer believes the therapeutic relationship with her clients is the most important factor for successful therapy outcomes and strives to help her clients feel comfortable, accepted, and respected. As a Master of Counselling qualified, ACA Registered integrative therapist Jennifer incorporates a variety of evidence-based approaches to tailor therapy to the individual client and their unique needs, values, and preferences.  Therapeutic approaches may include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Family Systems Therapy, The Gottman Method Couples Counselling, and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Jennifer is also a Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator to offer premarital and relationship assessment, enrichment, and counselling. With a background as a teacher, school chaplain, mother of five, and wife of 29 years, Jennifer has extensive experience with common issues individuals, families, and couples encounter.  Her services are available for ages 16 and above. Jennifer has also worked with young adult international students as a counsellor in a college setting and practices from a culturally sensitive and trauma informed framework. Jennifer helps clients understand underlying issues that are contributing to their current issues whilst also helping them develop practical skills and strategies to work through challenges and move towards healing and recovery.  She works from a positive, strengths-based approach and empowers clients to set goals, take action, and make changes to improve their lives.  Jennifer believes her clients have the inner capacity to create rich and meaningful lives and provides her clients with tools to flourish and thrive.

Mrs Katherine Hughes

Counsellor

Katherine offers counselling in Midland, Perth and online. Katherine is committed to facilitating Clients on their journey to improved wellbeing and self-discovery. She provides a safe space for Clients to be truly heard alongside the opportunity to reflect on experiences and understand their meaning. Working with Adults, Adolescents and Children, Katherine takes a Person-Centred approach whilst incorporating theories such as Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfullness. This integrative approach means therapy is provided in line with the needs and wishes of each individual. A popular choice with younger clients due to her down to earth, relatable approach, Katherine offers support around a range of factors often experienced in adolescence, including; life transitions, school avoidance, identity exploration, parental separation, childhood bereavement and spiritual matters. Formerly an Outreach Worker and Family Support Service Manager, Katherine has experience in a variety of roles including as a Grief Counsellor, Specialist Suicide Bereavement Counsellor, High School Counsellor and College Counsellor. Katherine works tentatively alongside Clients- whether it be exploring feelings such as anger, anxiety or depression, navigating grief, looking at relationships or considering how earlier experiences impact life today. “All individuals have within themselves a capacity for dramatic change and positive growth” Carl Rogers
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Mrs Nerida Holmes

Counsellor

Phone0427 560 115(Mobile)
Nerida offers counselling in the heart of the city of Joondalup. Counselling with Nerida gives you the opportunity to feel heard and supported in a safe, confidential setting. Her compassion combined with her knowledge and experience can help you gain insight and growth opportunities. Challenges such as anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, and separation can overcome us and can impact our relationships and wellbeing. Nerida can offer clarity and understanding as you unpack the complexities of these circumstances and give you strategies to help you manage them better. She can also offer support to parents at any stage of life, those who need relationship counselling and those facing relationship breakdown. Nerida has a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Integrated Psychotherapy as well as extensive experience in educating and counselling children and teens. In addition to her counselling work, Nerida has worked in pastoral care, case work with seniors, and counselling for carers. She currently works as a clinical supervisor and counsellor.

Mrs Shiyanka Rossiter

Counsellor

Phone0409 689 409(Mobile)
Shiyanka is passionate about your mental health and provides counselling in a safe, non-judgemental and empathic manner. She creates a space that allows you to process and unpack the thoughts, feelings and behaviours that can often keep us from living the life we desire. Whether working with individuals, couples or children, Shiyanka helps to equip you with tools that can move you towards what you value most. Shiyanka’s style encompasses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused-Narrative Therapy, the Gottman Method, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Shiyanka provides a therapeutic space that allows you to be seen and heard through facing challenges such as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship breakdown, trauma, pre-marriage, peri-natal and post-natal issues, stress, and emotional concerns.In addition to this, Shiyanka has prior experience working with people with disabilities, at risk children, families and people struggling with substance abuse. Shiyanka is professionally registered with ACA
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mrs Sue Hooton

Counsellor

Sue is a person- centred counsellor offering after hours sessions to individuals in the Perth CBD. She has extensive experience and has for 15 years been providing support for individuals as they navigate challenging life experiences and diverse mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, grief and loss. Her maturity and life experiences also enable insightful wisdom and knowledge into complex relational challenges in different seasons of life. Sue would describe her style of therapy as integrative. She incorporates various modalities of counselling into her practice such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Counselling and Solution Focused Therapy with a Strength-Based Approach. Sue believes it is important to establish an environment where clients feel supported and respected for their individuality and uniqueness. Her empathic and caring nature provides a warm environment where clients feel comfortable to share their struggles and personal concerns. As a therapist Sue values the importance of helping clients make the connection between their own 'inner' experience and their 'outer' environment- in the healing and restoration of past hurts and trauma. She has a passion for holistic healing integrating the body, mind and spirit in the journey of discovering emotional and psychological wellbeing.
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Sister Ruth Mary

Counsellor

Ruth offers individual counselling and supervision Online and in Broome, Western Australia. Ruth's counselling approach reflects her belief that each person's response to a situation is unique, intricately woven into their own personal experience and life circumstances. Her personality and praxis is characterised by respect, non-judgment, and empathy, fostering a therapeutic relationship with clients. In Ruth's sessions, she aims to: Take Hands: Providing unwavering support and guidance throughout your journey. Open Minds: Exploring thoughts, feelings, and perspectives to foster self-awareness. Touch Hearts: Prioritizing compassion and understanding for your emotional well-being. Shape Futures: Collaboratively working toward positive change in your life and relationships. Ruth's diverse background in education, spirituality, leadership, and mentoring fuels her passion for helping individuals, adults, young adults, and families facing feelings of helplessness, isolation, and distress. Whether it's life struggles or relationship challenges, she creates a safe environment for growth and exploration. As a long-term migrant in Australia, Ruth deeply values cultural diversity and inclusivity. Her journey has woven through the complexities of social and cultural issues in our ever-evolving landscape. She tailors interventions using a combination of approaches: Person-Centred Approach: Your unique needs and aspirations guide our sessions. Evidence-Based Approach: Drawing upon scientifically validated methods for effective outcomes. Solution-Focused Approach: Focusing on practical steps toward positive change. Throughout Ruth's career, she has supported young adults and adults in schools, churches, and correctional facilities. Additionally, she has worked with women facing family and domestic violence. In this journey of growth and healing, Ruth invites you to navigate the intricate world of your heart and mind with a safe person, helping you shape a future that resonates with authenticity, resilience, and hope.
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