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For us, it's personal.

We understand that it’s common to have moments when you feel alone, panicked, sorrowful or are finding it difficult to cope. Overwhelming emotions can come on for many reasons, or for no reason at all. And we’re here to help you through those moments, with tools that ensure you’re confident enough to eventually face them on your own in positive and productive ways.

What is Counselling?

Counselling is based on building a strong and productive interpersonal relationship between an individual and their counsellor. Our process involves exploring and resolving issues that are personal, interpersonal or intrapsychic (inner confliction) in nature.Counselling provides confidential support to people of all ages and backgrounds, so everything you discuss is private and safe from negativity, judgement or cultural misunderstanding.

Counsellors are trained, objective professionals who offer different types of assistance with, most frequently, talking-based styles of therapy. Often they work in partnership with a GP or other health professional to give their clients integrated, holistic and comprehensive care.

Who Can Benefit From Counselling?

Anyone! Visiting a counsellor is just like visiting your GP for a check-up, but for your general mental wellbeing. Counselling and therapy is not just provided for people with diagnosed mental health disorders. We work with anyone who feels they’re mental health is compromised and is looking to improve this, in particular for social and emotional areas of their lives. 

Counselling can help you understand challenges around relationship dynamics, plus help families deal with shared issues and generational trauma to create better connections with each other and the community.

At Butter Fish Services® it’s all about you.

The Butter Fish Difference

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A greater you

Discover more confidence, independence, control, and a higher quality of life.

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Outcome-Focused

Effective tools and strategies for enhancing your quality of life.

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Authentic Support

A therapy and support services provider you can trust and rely on.

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Accessible

Affordable, culturally-aware and disability informed therapy for all persons.

How Does
Counselling Work?

Whether overwhelming emotions last for a few days or a few months, the experienced and empathetic team at Butter Fish Services® can help you overcome these feelings sooner and move towards a brighter, more empowered future.

Using different types of psychological treatment, we can help you explore and challenge your thought processes and work towards making positive changes to your wellbeing by helping you better understand yourself.

We work one-on-one with you to build a healing and trusting relationship, address your concerns in a positive way, and help you develop strategies to increase your mindfulness, motivation, self-awareness, confidence and coping skills.

For some people, just the process of telling their story to a counsellor and being listened to is beneficial.

How Can Counselling Help?

Counselling can help with a range of different issues; from grief or trauma counselling, to sexuality and gender discovery, through to burn out, overwhelming parenting or simply just not feeling ‘right’. The objective is to have a compassionate, understanding and knowledgeable person truly hear what you have to say, and work with you to build coping (and thriving) mechanisms to help you face life’s challenges with confidence. 

There are many types of counselling. Anyone who is struggling with a personal concern can seek counselling; no issue is too big or small to ask for support.

Common issues that people seek counselling for include:

  • Addictions
  • Substance abuse
  • Abuse
  • Bullying
  • Phobias
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety counselling
  • Depression counselling
  • Loss and grief counselling
  • Life adjustments
  • Life transitions
  • Mental health issues
  • Panic disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Social isolation
  • Personal stress
  • Parenting
  • Work and career issues
  • Communication issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Exploring gender identity
  • Exploring sexuality

At Butter Fish Services® what matters to you matters to us.

We offer Counselling to people of all ages.

Children

Teenagers

Adults

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options & locations

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Virtual Appointment

Access online therapy for 30-minutes or
1-hour sessions

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