Breathe Counselling Joondalup


Our desire and intent is to provide the most suitable and effective counselling solutions possible to individuals, couples and families. Breathe Counselling in Joondalup specialises in relationship counselling, family and individual therapy and treating struggles such depression and anxiety.

ECU Business and Innovation Centre  15 Barron Parade, Joondalup WA 6027

Counsellor in Joondalup Nerida Holmes

Nerida Holmes
B Ed, GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy

Nerida offers counselling in Joondalup. Individual therapy, couples counselling or family therapy with Nerida presents opportunity for clients to feel heard and supported in a safe, confidential setting. Her compassion combined with her knowledge and experience can help you gain relief, insight and access significant growth opportunities. Nerida has been a requested counsellor for many clients, who have found her genuine and positive manner, comforting and encouraging.

Challenges such as anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, anger management and relational separation can overcome us and can impact our lives, relationships and wellbeing. Nerida offers clarity and understanding as you unpack the complexities of these circumstances and give you strategies to help you manage them better. She can also offer support to parents at any stage of life and those who need relationship or marriage counselling.

Nerida has extensive experience in educating and counselling children and teens as well as adults. She has worked previously with Relationships Australia  and in various counselling contexts, including individual, family and aged.  She currently works in a supervisory capacity supporting other people workers.

Nerida is professionally registered with ACA


Counsellor In Joondalup

Pamela Scott-Gale
MCouns, GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy,Cpt. QARANC (V) (Rtd),PGCert Clinical Teaching, RGN

Pamela is a compassionate, trauma-informed counsellor and clinical supervisor who has a thorough and expansive background in supporting individuals, couples and families. She has a particular interest in psyche-education, evidence-based research, professional development and clinical supervision. Her own life experiences and training have enabled her the skills and opportunities to hone her skills and knowledge through assisting people, as well as through continuous professional development. Her interests in therapeutic work involve family work, relationships, abuse (sexual, physical, emotional and psychological), addictions, anxiety, stress, depression, grief, bereavement and loss, trauma and crisis work, and post-traumatic stress.

Pamela is proficient in the following therapy models; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Emotionally Focused Therapy; Existential; Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR); Gestalt; Internal Family Systems; Mindfulness; Narrative Therapy; Psychoeducation; Psychotherapy; Rogerian Psychotherapy; Solution-Focused Therapy and Internal Family Systems (IFS).

Pamela has been a counsellor, a registered general nurse with over forty years of experience and a qualified clinical teacher with experience in management and advanced clinical crisis. Her therapy always involves building a supportive, interpersonal relationship with her clients, ensuring that the best practices and standards of clinical practice are provided.

Pamela's professional background has varied from management to education across the public and private sectors as a registered nurse. She has also served overseas in post-war conflict environments with the Queen Alexander Royal Army Nursing Corps in the Falkland Isles. Pamela is registered as a Level 4 Counsellor with Australian Counselling Association.

Health Fund Rebates are available with BUPA, Medibank ,AHM, Doctors Health Fund, Police Health Fund, Saint Luke’s, Phoenix Health, Grand United, Teachers Union Health Fund.


Counselling Joondalup Breathe Counselling

Shiyanka Rossiter
MCouns, GradDipCouns(Health), BSocSc

Shiyanka is a registered counsellor with ACA (Australian Counselling Association) and qualified with a Bachelors in Social Sciences, a Graduate Diploma in Counselling (Health) and a Masters in Counselling Practice. 

Shiyanka has worked in varying human service professions for the past 18 years. At the core lies her passion for mental health and the wellbeing of all individuals ranging from adolescents, adults, and couples. She is known to bring a tailored and safe presence to every session and works from the foundation of meeting each person where they are at, regardless of their circumstance or struggle.

Shiyanka works flexibly with modalities ranging from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Narrative Therapy (NT) and the Gottman approach.

Regardless of where you find yourself in life a way forward can always be found by investing in this therapeutic process. Gaining perspective and clarity through counselling may be the missing piece between being stuck and finding breakthrough.



“You are the most valuable investment you will ever make”- Praise Victor

Counselling in Joondalup

Jennifer Wolff
MCouns, DipCouns, BA English, AA Child Development


Jennifer offers individual, family, and couples counselling in Joondalup and online counselling for individuals.  She is a warm, empathetic, and encouraging person-centred therapist who provides a safe space for clients to share their concerns.  Jennifer believes the therapeutic relationship with her clients is the most important factor for successful therapy outcomes and strives to help her clients feel comfortable, accepted, and respected.

As a Master of Counselling qualified, ACA Registered integrative therapist Jennifer incorporates a variety of evidence-based approaches to tailor therapy to the individual client and their unique needs, values, and preferences.  Therapeutic approaches may include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Family Systems Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Jennifer is also a Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator to offer premarital and relationship assessment, enrichment, and counselling.

With a background as a teacher, school chaplain, mother of five, and wife of 29 years, Jennifer has extensive experience with common issues individuals, families, and couples encounter.  Her services are available for ages 13 and above. Jennifer has also worked with young adult international students as a counsellor in a college setting and practices from a culturally sensitive and trauma informed framework.

Jennifer helps clients understand underlying issues that are contributing to their current issues whilst also helping them develop practical skills and strategies to work through challenges and move towards healing and recovery.  She works from a positive, strengths-based approach and empowers clients to set goals, take action, and make changes to improve their lives.  Jennifer believes her clients have the inner capacity to create rich and meaningful lives and provides her clients with tools to flourish and thrive.

Walking route departing Joondalup Stn

  1. Start
    Leave Joondalup Train Station, Head south towards Collier Pass (150 metres)
  2. Walk
    Turn right onto Collier Pass
  3. Walk
    Stay on Collier Pass (211 metres)
  4. Walk
    Turn left onto Joondalup Dr/State Route 85 (250 metres)
  5. Walk
    Turn right onto Aston St (120 metres)
  6. Walk
    Turn left onto Winton Rd (100 metres)
  7. Walk
    Turn right onto Royce Ct (61 metres)
  8. End
    Destination will be on the left

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).