Womens Health and Family Services provides a professional counselling service for women over the age of 18. Counselling is short term and available for such issues as depression, anxiety and panic attacks, relationships and past trauma.
The cost of individual counselling sessions are:
- $40 for women working full time
- $20 for women working part-time
- $10 for women who do not work or have a concession card
Fees can be negotiated based on financial hardship.
Women can be referred to counselling by a doctor, agency or health practitioner or women can self-refer. There is a waiting list for appointments, which is usually about eight weeks.
- Counselling for Abuse by Health Professionals
CAHP is a special program for women who have experienced trauma of some kind whilst seeing a health professional. This is a free service.
Specific Counselling Programs
WHFS counselling services are available to women for a variety of issues, however WHFS also offers programs for individual counselling on specific problems:
Making an Appointment
If you would like to make an appointment, or simply for more information on the WHFS counselling services, please contact:
Dianne Rickman (Counselling Program Manager)
Phone: 6330 5400