Once you’re registered we’ll be in touch to discuss what you’re going through and then pair you with a member of our friendly team.
Please note: This is not a crisis helpline. Support is available for you. If you need urgent help then 24/7 support services can be contacted via the below:
Gabrielle is currently completing her Master of Counselling degree at Monash University. Gabrielle has a compassionate and caring nature, and offers a safe space for clients experiencing difficult and challenging times. She has a particular interest in helping people examine the meaning they give to things and to explore beliefs about themselves and the world, and the origins of thoughts, emotions and behaviours.
Gabrielle speaks fluent French and has a deep understanding of the importance of cultural beliefs and the challenges associated with cultural diversity.
Hey there! My name is Deeksha and I am pursuing a Master of Counselling from Monash University. I have an extensive background in Psychology and hold a strong vocation for counselling. When I am not learning how to be a counsellor, I love spending my time painting, going out cycling and watching Fiction series!
Tony Abhinyano is a former Occupational Therapist and Buddhist Monk with forty years of counseling experience. He guides and supports clients to reduce their level of stress and enjoy a better quality of life.
Daryl is an experienced animated television editor who has decided to make a career transition into counselling in order to bring his work life into agreement with his personal interests. As a counsellor he wants to bring innovative techniques into modern counselling practice and help clients deepen their self knowledge. Daryl has completed all course work at Monash and is looking forward to embarking on his counselling career.
If you feel like talking to someone about something specific, or even a general chat, we have four Counselling Placement Students, from Monash University available through the Highett Neighbourhood Community House. Speaking with one of our Counsellors gives you an opportunity to talk about how you are feeling in a safe and non-judgemental environment and helps you identify your resources to cope with these uncertain times. Please contact us to make an appointment on 0492 800 592. The ongoing pandemic is a trying time for all of us. It is important to take care of ourselves. Being away from friends and family, may result in feelings of grief, anxiety or worry for some of us, while others may feel frustrated, restless and disconnected from others. All of these reactions are valid and understandable in the current climate. It is important to acknowledge and understand these feelings and reach out for support if you feel you might need it. Some helpful tips to manage such feelings are –
In the current climate, taking these steps can seem like a challenge. Please don’t hesitate to reach out and contact us to make an appointment on 0492 800 592.