What is counselling?

Counselling provides an opportunity to access professional support to assist you in developing self-understanding and to explore and resolve personal and interpersonal issues.

How long is a counselling session?

Sessions last for approximately 50-60 minutes

What happens to my information?

At South West Counselling we work under the Commonwealth Government’s Privacy Act of 2000. At all times your details are strictly confidential and are stored securely. There are a few exceptions, such as if we are concerned about your safety or the safety of someone else. In these instances the Counsellor will try to talk with you about what needs to happen and what additional supports you may need

Can I get any money back from Medicare?

South West Counselling clients are not eligible for the Medicare Rebate, however our fees are subsidised and well below the fees charged for private counselling.

Do I need a referral?

Clients can self refer to the Service – there is no need to obtain a formal referral.