Breathe Counselling Perth

Our desire and intent is to provide the most suitable and effective counselling solutions possible to individuals, couples and families. Breathe Counselling Perth is easily accessible to city workers and commuters with close access to parking, bus routes and the Perth Underground Train Station.

2/F 618 Hay Street Mall, Perth

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Richie Perera
BA Counselling, Dip Theo (Notre Dame)

Richie has worked in private practice, in the community sector with Relationships Australia and in healthcare. He has extensive experience working with children, individuals, couples, and families. Further to his relationship counselling experience, he has a specialty in health services and provided support to those with chronic and terminal illnesses throughout their journey including supporting those who are struggling with grief and bereavement.

Richie walks gently with his clients on their journey towards restoration and/or personal growth. Richie is known for providing a calm and safe environment for his clients to do their work. He 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. Richie works from a person-centred integrated approach. He helps his clients to gain personal insights as they work towards self-awareness. Richie uses a mixture of reflective practices, in conjunction with practical measures and tasks to help clients on their healing journey.

Private health fund rebates for BUPA, AHM, Medibank and Police & Nurses are available if you have counselling as part of your package.


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Caroline Flint
MA. Counselling, Grad. Dip Counselling & Integrated Psychotherapy, Adv. Dip Counselling and Family Therapy

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.

Perth Counsellor Matthew Bond

Matthew Bond
MA. Psychotherapy and Counselling

Matthew offers counselling services in the Perth CBD and Rockingham. Matthew's natural, sensitive approach lends itself to 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.

Matthew has spent a portion of his counselling history working with youth at Headspace. He has also had experience working in a host of group environments, including  youth programs, schools, families, projects in the disability sector and with prisoners. He is deeply motivated by his clients’ core needs, infinitely interested in their stories and deeply humbled by the personal nature of the work. Matthew draws on his unique working history and applied skills to offer a relational approach that fosters trust and safety.

Counsellor Perth Stephanie Koutsoukos

Stephanie Koutsoukos
MA. Counselling & Psychotherapy, BA (Psychology)

Stephanie offers counselling services in our Perth CBD and Midland suites. Stephanie is passionate about providing a safe, insightful space for others, holding a belief that healthy connections foster growth. Integrating Psychodynamic, Attachment-focussed and Emotion-focussed therapies, Stephanie is attentive and creative in her approach. Stephanie has prior experience supporting individuals, couples, children and families to address diverse needs, including anxiety, depression, grief, relationship struggles, behavioural difficulties and social issues.

Stephanie is both perceptive and sensitive in her work with people. Through the application of research based therapies such as Emotionally Focussed Therapy , and an authentic, gentle manner, Stephanie is able to empathise with her clients and offer evidence informed solutions.

Stephanie Koutsoukos is registered with PACFA

Perth Counsellor Candy Soans

Candy Soans
MA. Counselling BA. Psychology

Candy offers counselling services during the day and after hours in our Perth CBD and Midland suites. She also offers online counselling appointments via Skype. Candy is a gently perceptive, compassionate and approachable therapist who nurtures and builds a secure, reflective space for clients. She is passionate about connection and values the importance of establishing whole and insightful relationships within one’s unique environment.  Candy interacts with clients in a non-judgemental, respectful manner. She supports individuals, children, couples and families to better address diverse needs, such as grief, depression, behavioural difficulties, relationship issues and anxiety. Candy incorporates a number of different counselling modalities in therapy, Person-Centered Approach, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment based therapy, Mindfulness Therapy and Gestalt Therapy.

Candy is registered with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and is also member of CCAA

Private health fund rebates for BUPA, AHM, Medibank and Police & Nurses are available if you have counselling as part of your package.

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Counselling Perth Shiyank Rossiter

Shiyanka Rossiter
MA. Counselling Grad Dip Counselling (Health) BA. Social Science

Shiyanka offers appointments from our Perth CBD clinic and online. She is passionate about your mental health and provides counselling in a safe, non-judgemental and empathic manner. She creates a space that allows you to process and unpack the thoughts, feelings and behaviours that can often keep us from living the life we desire. Whether working with individuals, couples or children, Shiyanka helps to equip you with tools that can move you towards what you value most.

Shiyanka’s style encompasses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused-Narrative Therapy, the Gottman Method, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Shiyanka provides a therapeutic space that allows you to be seen and heard through facing challenges such as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship breakdown, trauma, pre-marriage, peri-natal and post-natal issues, stress, and emotional concerns.In addition to this, Shiyanka has prior experience working with people with disabilities, at risk children, families and people struggling with substance abuse.

Shiyanka is professionally registered with ACA

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Nick Gwynn

Nick offers counselling and clinical supervision from our Perth CBD and Rockingham clinics. He also offers online appointments. He 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 supporting individulas towards personal wholeness and relationship and marriage counselling, assisting couples overcome relationship barriers to gain greater intimacy.

Nick’s approach is warm, nonjudgmental and respectful: his gentle demeanour 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 person-centred, outcomes-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, Gottman Method, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Solution-Focused Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy

Private health fund rebates for BUPA, AHM, Medibank and Police & Nurses are available if you have counselling as part of your package.

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Walking route departing Perth Stn

  1. Start
    Leave William St Perth Uground R11/ B14
  2. Walk
    About 3 mins (198 metres)

  3. End
    Arrive Hay Street Mall

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).