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Perth Counsellor Nick Gwynn

Nick Gwynn


Nick Gwynn is the director of Breathe Counselling Perth, a professional and caring counselling service in the heart of the Perth CBD. Nick is an exceptionally skilled and compassionate counsellor with 20 years’ professional experience. He is also an active member of the Australian Counselling Association. Nick has a substantial background in both private practice and the community health and education sectors. He specialises in supporting young people, individual adults, couples and families. Nick particularly enjoys relationship and marriage counselling, assisting couples overcome relationship barriers to gain greater intimacy.

Nick’s approach is warm, nonjudgmental and respectful: his gentle demeanor  and method of counselling creates a safe and trusting environment for his clients to explore their concerns. Even in the most overwhelming of circumstances, Nick’s clients find his calm and insightful support helpful in moving through life’s challenges with a sense of confidence and hope. Counselling with Nick is an opportunity for his clients to resolve issues by exploring and implementing practical solutions to their concerns.

Nick has a client-centred, outcome-focused approach to counselling. He tailors each session according to his clients’ unique personal needs and situations. Nick integrates several contemporary modalities of counselling into his practice. These include Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Solution-Focused Therapy and Emotion-Focused Therapy.p

Perth Counsellor Lovina Triman

Lovina Triman

Dip.(HE) Couns, BTheo

For Lovina, counselling is a safe place to be heard and understood, to learn more about yourself and find breakthroughs in thinking and behaviour. Lovina’s approach with her clients utilises a range of therapeutic approaches including gestalt, CBT, attachment, inner child, art and play therapy, narrative therapy, behaviour management strategies and mindfulness.

Lovina’s clinical experience has been extensive. She has assisted people to overcome a range of issues,including depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, relationship struggles, suicidal issues and eating- disorders.

Working from an integrative approach and utilising a client-centred focus, Lovina believes in providing a safe, non-judgemental relationship. She is passionate about best practice, training and confidentiality. Lovina nurtures a therapeutic environment where her clients develop towards their full potential.

Lovina Triman is an accredited counsellor with CCAA and PACFA.  Lovina has a BA Hons in Theology, a higher diploma of education in counselling through Roehampton University in London and was a member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapist) before immigrating to Australia 2 years ago. breathe Counselling perth are excited to have Lovina onboard.

Perth Counsellor Ryan Hill

Ryan Hill

BPsychSc, Dip.Min (Counselling)

Ryan is an empathetic counsellor who believes in identifying and enhancing children, individual and family strengths.  He has over 14 years’ experience working in diverse roles in the community sector. His work has included facilitating overseas community development trips, group work, project delivery, family mediation and lecturing.  Ryan’s tertiary studies have primarily focused on family and children.  He has worked extensively with adults, families and young people.  Being  a member of the Australian Counselling Association Ryan is passionate about best practice.

Ryan applies his therapy skills to facilitate the cognitive, social, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing of those in need. His passion is to assist the most vulnerable in the community, empowering them to attain a greater sense of self worth.

Every session with Ryan has a clear focus that takes into consideration his clients unique personal attributes.  Ryan uses an ecological strengths perspective to assist his clients to identify and address areas of concern.  His approach is warm and non-judgemental. He empowers clients to experience positive change in a safe place.  Ryan uses and integrates several contemporary styles of therapy. These include mindfulness, narrative storytelling, active problem solving, values identification and systems consultation. 

Ryan brings a wealth of experience to breathe counselling perth and a unique personal approach that models respect and compassion.

Rockingham Counsellor Cal Flint

Caroline Flint

Grad Dip. Counselling and Integrated Psychotherapy, Adv.Dip CFT, Dip CFT

Caroline is a compassionate counsellor with extensive experience working with couples, adults, young adults and families. She is a member of CCAA. Her approach is respectful, non-judgemental and empathetic, which ensures her clients experience a safe environment in which to grow and experience positive change. She strongly advocates an integrated, holistic approach that enables her clients to address areas of concern such as relational issues, depression, anxiety, and anger management.

Cal is passionate about providing relationship counselling that empowers clients to make genuine, lasting and positive changes in their lives while ensuring that unhealthy patterns are resolved. She is genuine, insightful and caring and strives to ensure that the counselling experience leads to a positive outcome. Change and growth is realised by understanding reactions, accepting them, and learning to modify them as necessary. Cal is committed to a collaborative therapeutic relationship where clients are encouraged to discover achievable ways forward that improve emotional and psychological wellbeing and improvement in relationships and family life. She believes that each person’s response to a situation is uniquely complex and strongly linked to their own personal experience and life circumstances.

Throughout the counselling journey Cal will draw on a wide range of contemporary counselling modalities chosen specifically in response to the therapeutic needs of the couple or individual. These modalities include Emotion-Focussed Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Rockingham Counsellor Sue French

Sue French

Grad Dip. Counselling and Integrated Psychotherapy, Adv.Dip CFT, Dip CFT

Sue French offers her counselling services from both our Perth and Rockingham offices. Counselling with Sue offers you the opportunity to talk about your problems, thoughts and feelings in a safe, confidential setting. Her calm nature combined with her knowledge and experience can help you gain understanding about yourself and and your relationships with others.

Cocerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, and trauma can be overwhelming at times and they can impact all aspects of our lives, especially our relationships and personal health. Sue can offer insight into the complexities of these situations as well as give you strategies to help you work through them. She can also assist with the challenges of being a parent at any stage of life, whether it’s in the early years, teens, or as a parent of adult children.

Sue has a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy as well as extensive experience in early childhood development. She has worked as a counsellor at a large metropolitan high school and currently offers her services as a part-time counsellor with the Salvation Army.



Dealing with nick gwynn from breathe counselling perth has been an absolute pleasure. Nick cares about clients and is a very capable counsellor. highly recommended!!    P.P.


Ryan has been a modest professional from the start of our journey. His knowledge of counselling is vast and extensive. He has assisted us in completely turning around our relationship. We now communicate openly and search for meaning with our actions. No truer word said that if everyone went to counselling before issues arise the world would be a much better place. I would recommend him to every one and anyone cannot recommend highly enough.  W.D.


Highly recommend! I had Lovina for couple and individual counselling and she did a great job listening, understanding and addressing issues so they can be worked on! S.M.


Nick is a very caring and compassionate person. Thank you so much for all your help. I would recommend you without a doubt!! J.H.


I’m so glad I found Nick and breathe counselling, he has taken every opportunity to help me with my personal and marriage issues, I definitely would not be where I am today without his help. B.R.  


Nick is very caring. He is helping me get through the end of a very long term relationship and helping me find myself again and become a stronger person. L.C.


I went to see Nick on short notice when I’d hit rock bottom and my Marriage was in tatters.
I needed help with relationships and to work on myself emotionally,
something I’d never even contemplated having issues with.
Nick was kind and comforting, He gave me clarity and help with
direction and I’ve found the sessions life changing in a
absolutely positive way. Thanks Nick. I recommend Breathe Counselling to
anyone in need of an extra hand to guide you through times in need. M.S.

breathe counselling has helped me tremendously through my journey to healing and finding myself. From setting what was previously ‘non-existent’ boundaries with my family to healing deep wounds sustained as a child. Today I am a stronger person with healthy boundaries who has grown in the confidence to have a voice for myself, all through the help of Nick and Joanna.  would highly recommend breathe counselling perth to anyone who is looking for support or guidance through difficult times, or even starting on your own journey to healing. Their approach was amazing and took away that feeling of trying to put the pieces of your broken puzzle together on your own.           Z.B. 

I wanted to take a moment to thank you for all the support you’ve provided green army participants and …… on Tuesday. Your assistance is very much appreciated and please accept our sincere gratitude for your help. Regards M.L.

very good professional service. I am very happy with my counseling. Thank you so much. 

Thank you so much Ryan you’ve been a great help throughout this troubled period for me and honestly don’t think I could’ve done it without you. I really appreciate your genuine care that you’ve shown me.


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All counsellors and therapists associated with Breathe Counselling Perth are engaged in regular professional development, professional counselling and psychology supervision. our counsellors are members of either or both ACA (Australian Counselling Association) and PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia).

Breathe Counselling Perth is a professional and compassionate counselling service. Our desire and intent is to provide the most suitable and effective counselling solutions possible to individuals, couples and families. We understand from statistical evidence, research and practice, that the counselling relationship itself is the most effective element of therapy. Subsequently, our approach reflects the value we place on this relationship. If you have any queries or complaints in regards to service provision or practice please contact us immediately at

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