Working with a Counsellor is generally beneficial in early intervention relating to barriers and significant changes or challenges experienced in day-to-day life. Psychology extends this step by further creating treatment planning to an existing formal diagnosis or providing clinical assessment of psychiatric disorders.
There are various reasons why people are drawn to see a counsellor.
Some may include being guided and supported through day-to-day life challenges, finding remedies to help through anxiety, and depression, better coping strategies where one's esteem, identity, and self-worth have been impacted, Learning effective communication skills, and how to set healthy boundaries, struggling to overcome trauma and require professional guidance to discover healing and forgiveness in moving forward.
Yes, Counsellors are trained professionals in their field. In Australia, there are two main regulatory bodies ACA & PACFA which counsellors can choose to register with.
Counsellors can also practice privately outside of regulators, whilst continuously maintaining regular supervision and professional development as part of their practice.
Aazade Counselling operates part-time and is available 4 days a week Tuesday – Friday from 10 – 7 pm. Wait times are generally within 1-2 weeks depending on the time of day you wish to book your sessions.
Aazade Counselling provides clients with a variety of options Face to Face whether in a home office or outdoors, remote online sessions, walk n talk therapy, or in some cases, visits can be arranged in a client's home (additional charges for travel will apply in this instance).
No, there is no requirement for GP referrals to book your counselling appointment, simply email or go to the contact page to book your initial Free 15 minute consult over the phone.
No, MHCPs that are covered under Medicare are NOT accepted for Counselling as these are designed for registered and clinical psychologists.
Did you know that mental health care plans are for the diagnosis of mental health disorders? As well as ensuring you receive appropriate intervention and treatment.
If this is what you require, please visit your local GP to get your referral arranged to a local Psychologist.
No, Aazade Counselling & Coaching does not provide Private Health rebates, and session fees are competitive, within the market.