I really appreciate having sessions with Gannon. I feel he deeply listens to me, and asks me questions that help me see things with a new perspective, even shedding light on issues that I've been struggling with for many years

Stephanie has been an amazing help to me. I have really enjoyed her counselling style and professionalism. Her knowledge and ability to apply her expertise to issues I have raised around my work, life and study has been excellent! 

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!

I would just like to say that Candy’s sessions are such a nurturing and safe place. I feel very comfortable being honest and open which is rare for me so thank you for fostering such an environment. I haven’t been a client for long but after such a short time I can feel myself improving and understanding my issues better

Emily is an amazing counsellor. Understanding, kind and gets to the root of the issue or topic in such a gentle yet direct way!

I'm hoping that ticking Strongly Agree for all sections doesn't come across as trying to give the answers I think you want as I firmly stand by them. My sessions with Mark have radically changed my life for the better. I came into my first session open to the process but while thinking it wouldn’t change much about my situation. In the last six months I have totally changed the way I think about my past, how I process life and my optimism for the future. The thing that I am thankful for is that Mark led me on a journey to find these answers within myself. This new energy isn’t dependent on another person or program, but an internal well I’ve learnt to draw from on a regular and ongoing basis. I sincerely thank Mark for the part he has played in my journey, and I know that my life is better because of it

Richie was so gentle and patient in his style. It was a smart company that secured this counsellor, as he brings such a diverse range of skills and methodology to the practice.

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. I 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.

Anu is so wonderful and I am really grateful that I am working with her. It’s only been two session so far but I am looking forward to many more sessions that will help bring me peace to my life

Sue French is a wonderful counsellor who treats her clients with the utmost respect and care. Thankyou for helping me and for understanding my circumstances. I can now find ways to cope and deal with how I'm feeling.You were always so warm and welcoming throughout our sessions and it was nice to not be judged when I was feeling down or frustrated over the little things. Definitely recommend Sue to anyone who has any preconceived ideas about seeking help, as she showed me the best thing a person can do is to seek help and not to feel ashamed about it. Because of her support I have surrounded myself with positive people, cut out toxicity and have applied for a course that will lead towards a university degree. This is a new start to a new me, thank you Sue!

Stephanie is absolutely wonderful at her job. I have never had such a positive experience with therapy prior to my sessions with her!

My counsellor was professional and opened up my mind to see the bigger picture which solved a lot of my issues. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending him to anyone that asked!

Richie has a rare gift for wisdom and his discernment during sessions and provided me with an environment of safety, but more than that, it gives me a huge net to explore, fall, come back to and start again well from...

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.

I cannot describe how thankful I am for all the support and guidance I received from your service!

Richie did a great job and helped me through a tough time. I'm happy to say I'm back on track!

My son and I were really enlightened by Eleanor's counselling and found her really gracious and kind

Emily is a fantastic counsellor! So welcoming and easy to talk to. I've already passed on her details to a few people. I look forward to every session and feel grateful  for all her help!

Thanks Richie for listening and letting my husband answer for himself, great lesson learnt! Keeping on practicing the attitudes and behaviour changes discussed

A great counselling experience with Mark!

The counselling sessions really helped us to get our relationship on a good track. Thankyou!

I am glad to have finally found a great therapeutic relationship that works for me. A great thanks to Stephanie for all that she has been in our alliance

I have grown so much since starting with Eleanor. She challenges me to be better and she has a habit of stretching me without breaking me. She has been a great support and sounding board. I have already recommended her to others and will continue to do so!

I was very happy with my sessions and felt very comfortable offloading issues and thoughts. Thank you for all of your help!

My time with Stephane has been really good. I feel really listened to, heard and respected. I am very happy with my counselling sessions. Much appreciated!

I'm very appreciative for the time that my counsellor has given to help and guide me to be more confident and handle the struggles I've faced. I'm so thankful for her guidance and help!

My counsellor was a huge help when I needed counselling. I wouldn't hesitate to return to her and recommend to friends. I'm truly grateful for her expertise and guidance!

My counselling experience has been truly amazing. My counsellor provided me with the tools I needed to get onto the right track. Always in a kind way, I never felt judged and I felt like I could tell her anything. It was a great experience and I would recommend her to anyone who is facing personal or live challenges. I am grateful!

I am really glad that I have found my counsellor at Breathe. Even though it is challenging going to therapy, I am always looking forward to it. All in all it is a very positive experience!

My counsellor helped me and my partner. She was the easiest person to talk to and trust!

Sue has been a great help to my husband and I have recommended her to others already! I find Sue very easy to talk to and feel that she gets to know you very well. She offers a good array of strategies and is very open to working out alternative strategies if we're not happy with one based on the information she gathers in this way (something that I have never felt from other counsellors)

I have greatly appreciated the personalised sessions that have incorporated my worldview!

Nick made me feel comfortable, approach the issue head-on and gave me tools to move forward with the situation I was facing, so I could deal with it by myself. He was patient, understanding, friendly and very helpful in giving me the practical know-how of how to change certain patterns and thoughts I was feeling. Definitely would recommend him to anyone looking to get counselling

A huge help when I was going through one of the toughest times in my life and couldn't have done it without you!

My counsellor was Emily Burr and I just want to say she was wonderful. She made me feel comfortable to talk even about things that seemed little, but she made me feel like everything mattered which helped me accept things about myself without feeling condemned or foolish. Thankyou Breathe Counselling and Emily for your help!

My counsellor has helped me so much on my journey by not only supporting me during our sessions but also teaching me how to deal with uncomfortable situations when I'm not talking to her. I'm really happy I have started counselling and even happier for choosing the right counsellor for me



Stephanie has been amazing! I have changed so much since we first started working together around 18 months ago. I had some quite serious mental health issues, which have now been resolved. I am continuing to strengthen my capacities and will be staying with Steph long term


Breathe Counselling offers professional, confidential and compassionate counselling services. Our team of qualified counsellors offer individuals, couples and families effective solutions to address and overcome relationship struggles, emotional and mental health concerns and roadblocks to a fulfilling life

Counselling Perth Anu Matara

Anu Matara

M.A. Ed, B.A.Ed

Anu offers individual and couples counselling in Perth (including after-hours counselling in Perth) and Online. As a counsellor…

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Counsellor in Joondalup Nerida Holmes

Nerida Holmes

B.A. Ed, GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy

Nerida offers counselling in Joondalup. Individual therapy, couples counselling or family therapy with Nerida presents opportunity for…

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Psychologist Midland Gannon Jones

Gannon Jones

BPhil; BPsych; GDipPsych; MBioethic (current)

Gannon is a counsellor and provisional psychologist, offering individual and couples counselling in Perth, Midland and Online….

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Counsellor Midland Jade Lim

Jade Lim

MCouns (current), GradDipCouns, GradCertCouns

Jade Lim offers individual and couples counselling in Perth, Midland Rockingham and Online. Jade is an empathetic…

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Joondalup Counsellor Shiyanka Rossiter

Shiyanka Rossiter

MCouns, GradDipCouns(Health), BSocSc

Shiyanka offers counselling in Joondalup and also offers online therapy. She is passionate about your mental health…

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Counsellor in Albany Tom Martin

Tom Martin


Tom offers counselling in Albany. He is an integrative counsellor who employs a person-centred approach in his…

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Emily Burr

MCouns (current), GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy, AdvDipCouns&Famthpy

Emily Burr offers counselling in the Byford, Mundijong and Serpentine offices. Emily is a compassionate and empathetic counsellor who provides a safe and welcoming space to share in therapy.

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Richie Perera Professional Supervision Perth

Richie Perera

BCouns, GCertMedHlthLead, DipTheo

Richie walks gently with his clients on their journey towards restoration and/or personal growth. He is known for providing a calm and safe environment for his clients to do their work. Ritchie ensures he is nonjudgmental, attentive and respectful of each client’s own story. He is an engaging counsellor who applies intentional, proactive modalities of therapy.

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Rockingham Counsellor Cal Flint

Caroline Flint

MCouns, GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy, AdvDipCouns&Famthpy

Caroline (Cal) offers counselling solutions in the Perth CBD and Rockingham. Cal is a compassionate counsellor with extensive experience working with couples, adults, young adults and families.

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Professional Supervisor Eleanor Clayson

Eleanor Clayson

GradDipPsych (current), GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy, BPsych, CertIVLifeC

Eleanor enjoys seeing clients find insight and strategies for life that bring transformation in their day to day living.

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Mark Godfrey


Mark offers after-hours counselling appointments in the Perth CBD. He specialises in and offers men, youth and…

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Counsellor Perth Candy Soans

Candy Soans

MCouns, BPsych

Candy is a gently perceptive, compassionate and approachable therapist who who nurtures and builds a secure, reflective space for clients. She is passionate about family and values the importance of establishing whole and insightful relationships within one’s unique environment.

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Sue French Rockingham Counselling

Sue French

GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy, AdvDipCouns&famThpy, DipCouns

Sue offers her counselling services in the Rockingham and Byford, Mundijong & Serpentine offices. Counselling with Sue offers you the opportunity to talk about your problems, thoughts and feelings in a safe, confidential setting.

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Perth Counsellor Matt Bond

Matthew Bond

MSocSc(Cnslg&Psycthpy), BTheo

Matthew offers counselling services in the Perth CBD and Rockingham. He is skilful in constructing and holding spaces that allow clients to be reflective in a safe environment, carefully moving at the pace the client sets. Matthew integrates Psychodynamic, Inter-personal, Attachment and Emotionally Focussed (EFT) therapies, creating an approach which allows clients to explore their lives and relationships.

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Perth Counsellor Stephanie Koutsoukos

Stephanie Koutsoukos

MSocSc(Cnslg&Psycthpy), BA (Psychology)

Stephanie offers counselling services in the Perth CBD and Midland. Stephanie is passionate about providing a safe, insightful space for others, holding a belief that healthy connections foster healthy minds and personal growth.

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Our Counsellors

Each of the counsellors at Breathe Counselling draw on a wealth of experience and knowledge of mental health and emotional-relational intelligence. Many of the counselling approaches we integrate into our sessions are evidence or research based. The positive feedback we regularly receive from clients is testament to this

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‘Tis the Season

November 23, 2021

by Stephanie Koutsoukos With festivities fast approaching, have you considered how you will approach the end of the year? Habitually, many individuals set goals or spend hours prepping for gatherings with loved ones and friends. Knowing that you may not be in close proximity of those you care for this year can really dampen your…



November 18, 2021

You’ve only got to jump on a train or walk into a family home on any given night of the week to notice the ‘phonedemic’ that has progressively spread throughout the world since Motorola got the ‘ball rolling’ in 1973. The real surge began in the 90’s, where mobile users were around the 11million mark….


Intrinsic Motivation

March 5, 2021

by Eleanor Clayson Motivation in life is a big deal. Most of us are quite familiar with the feeling of getting up in the morning and not wanting to go to work, school, the gym etc… especially if it’s cold outside and warm in bed. But the reality is, ‘stuff needs to get done, bills need…

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You Don’t Have to Be Alone in Your Pain

January 31, 2021

I was surfing at one of my favourite breaks down south with a mate a couple of years ago, and it was really good. Pristine, turquoise water, light offshore wind, solid size without being scary. I was super happy to be out there and was looking forward to a morning of ‘water therapy’. However, my…

The Importance of Nature

Nature and Mental Health

October 2, 2020

An increasing body of empirical evidence is showing us the value of nature with regards to mental health. It would seem to most of us as a ‘no brainer’ that interactions with the outdoor environs of oceans, forests, mountains and even your own back garden if you have one, can make you feel better… but…


Where There is Humility, There is Hope

April 5, 2020

Sometimes I say to couples that I’m doing relationship counselling with, “Where there is humility, there is hope.” This is is usually responded to with the question, “What do you mean?” Humility is a multidimensional characteristic, but at its core it is about identity. It is about how a person perceives themselves. A humble person…

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The Power of Mindfulness

April 4, 2020

In times of hardship and uncertainty, it is common to notice our minds wandering off to create thoughts and stories which can be destructive to our wellbeing. As humans, we can experience fearing the unknown and a lack of control over our environment. These experiences can influence psychological, emotional and physical aspects of our wellbeing….

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Online Counselling

March 27, 2020

A few years ago, someone close to me went through some medical treatment that inhibited their ability to leave their home for an extended period of time. During this period, aside from immediate family, they connected with friends and family through online technology, social media and telephone. Interestingly, this person emerged out of the other…

Emotional Calm

January 29, 2020

John Gottman talks about three ingredients to a healthy, happy relationship. These are: Trust Commitment Emotional Calm We build trust primarily through turning towards our partner’s and building consistent and safe connection through authenticity, empathy, kindness and validation. Trust seems to be something that we feel, it is about attunement. Commitment on the other hand…

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