Breathe Counselling Rockingham

Our desire and intent is to provide the most suitable and effective counselling solutions possible to individuals, couples and families. Breathe Counselling in Rockingham specialises in online counselling, relationship counselling, family therapy, re-wiring/ CBT, treating depression and anxiety.

Suite 8/ 63 Penguin Road, Safety Bay

Professional Supervisor Eleanor Clayson

Eleanor Clayson
GradDipPsych (current), GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy, BPsych, CertIVLfC

Eleanor offers counselling in Rockingham and Online. She enjoys seeing clients find insight and strategies for life that bring transformation in their day to day living. Eleanor believes developing the counselling relationship with clients is essential for building trust and achieving positive change. She believes in building a safe place in the counselling room as an essential part of the process. She has an outcome-focused, client-centred approach which provides individualised sessions for each client.

Eleanor brings a range of experience and qualifications to her counselling, integrating various modalities of counselling into her practice such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Art and Play, Narrative Counselling and Solution Focused Therapy. Eleanor also offers a Life Coaching approach which looks at the space between where you are and moving forward to where you would like to be. She is a member of the Australian Counselling Association. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages and families.

Eleanor has previously worked within a Residential AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs) Rehabilitation program. Eleanor enjoyed working with a wide range of people, walking alongside them on their recovery journey. This experience has made her passionate about seeing young people equipped at an early age to thrive in the ebb and flow of life through good mental health strategies and partnering with them to build their resilience. Her focus over the last six years has been working with a variety of young people of different ages in both primary school and high school.

Counselling Perth Jade Lim

Jade Lim
MCouns(current), GDipCouns, GCertCouns

Jade offers counselling appointments (including weekend) from our Perth Clinic along with appointments in Rockingham and Online. Jade is an empathetic and insightful, person-centred counsellor and psychotherapist. She applies a range of relevant therapeutic approaches in her practice according to the unique needs of her clients. In consideration of personal context and environment, Jade is an integrative therapist and draws upon Gestalt, Emotionally Focused (EFT), ACT and Narrative approaches. Building genuine rapport and strong alliance with her clients, Jade champions those she works with for the purpose of helping them reach their goals.

Jade is particularly interested in supporting those suffering grief, loss, and trauma. She has supported women from family and domestic violence and in offering mediation and pre and post pregnancy care. As a long-term migrant in Australia, she values culture, diversity and inclusivity and has weaved her journey through the complexities of social and cultural issues in this ever-evolving landscape. A parent of two teens and a young adult, Jade is happy to share parenting insights and experience.

After a significant history in operational and client services roles, Jade turned toward her passion and niche to support people in their mental health and wellbeing journeys. Jade has also had many years of experience working in charities and local community organisations.

Rockingham Counsellor Cal Flint

Caroline Flint
MCouns, GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy, AdvDipCouns&FamThpy

Caroline offers counselling in Rockingham and Perth. 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.

Sue French Rockingham Counselling

Sue French
GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy, AdvDipCouns&FamThpy

Sue French offers counselling appointments in Rockingham. Sessions with Sue offer you the opportunity to talk through your concerns, 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.

Experiences such as anxiety, depression, stress, and trauma can be overwhelming at times and 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.

Perth Counsellor Matt Bond

Matthew Bond
Masters of 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.

Matthew Bond is a Provisional Registrant with PACFA.

Nick Gwynn Director Breathe Counselling

Nick Gwynn

Nick offers individual and couples' counselling and clinical supervision for mental health professionals in the Perth CBD, Rockingham and Online. He is an exceptionally skilled and compassionate counsellor with over 20 years’ professional experience. 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, 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, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Solution-Focused Therapy and Emotion-Focused Therapy.

Bus route departing Rockingham Stn

  1. Start
    Leave Rockingham Stn Rockingham
  2. Bus
    Catch Bus 552, Rockingham Station
    (Stop Number 23791) to Penguin Rd / Watts Rd (Stop Number 21264)
  3. Walk
    About 2 mins (132 metres)
  4. End
    Arrive Penguin Rd Safety Bay

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).