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Womens Health & 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 (not under a Mental health Care Plan) 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.

Mental Health Care Plan

WHFS is now able to offer counselling by a registered psychologist under a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP. A small contribution for the session is appreciated.


Women can be referred to counselling by a doctor, agency or health practitioner or women can self-refer. There may be a waiting list for appointments. The referral form can be found here.

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:


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. Please contact the counselling intake team at intake@whfs.org.au or (08) 6330 5400 if you would like to book an appointment.

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Making an Appointment

If you would like to find out about an appointment, please contact the Counselling Intake team on:

Phone: (08) 6330 5400
Email: intake@whfs.org.au

For more information about our counselling service or to make an appointment, please contact
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(08) 6330 5400 intake@whfs.org.au