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 Elizabeth Quay Train Station.

Ground Floor (Museum of Perth) 8-10 The Esplanade, Perth

Counselling Midland Anu Matara

Anu Matara
M.A. Ed, B.A.Ed

Anu offers individual and couples counselling in Perth, Midland and Online. As a counsellor and psychotherapist, Anu is insightful and kind. She values authenticity and understands that connection and relationship heals. She is known to bring a holistic approach to her practice, and tailors each therapeutic relationship to meet the clients’ unique needs. Anu has worked with people who’ve experienced anxiety, post-traumatic stress, abuse, identity issues and relationship concerns. She is especially passionate about assisting people who have experienced burn out and emotional pain and exhaustion.
Through her sensitive approach she has helped her clients to find balance in all areas of life. Anu draws from her theoretical understanding as well as lived experiences as a migrant to Australia. As a certified Transactional Analysis practitioner, Anu uses ‘TA’ as the main modality in her counselling and integrates Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness to her practice. Anu is registered with PACFA and is also a member of CCAA.

Midland nad Perth Counsellor Katherine Hughes

Katherine Hughes

FdA. Humanistic Counselling (Transactional Analysis)

Katherine has just recently joined our team of counsellors at Breathe and offers sessions in Midland, Perth and Online. She has a rich and unique background in counselling and community services.

Whether Short or Long Term Therapy, Katherine is committed to facilitating Clients on their journey to improved wellbeing and self-discovery. She provides a safe space for Clients to be truly heard alongside the opportunity to reflect on experiences and understand their meaning.

Working with Adults, Adolescents and Children, Katherine takes a Person-Centred approach whilst incorporating theories such as Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfullness. This integrative approach means therapy is provided in line with the needs and wishes of each individual.

A popular choice with younger clients due to her down to earth, relatable approach,  Katherine supports with a range of factors often experienced in adolescence, including; life transitions, school avoidance, identity exploration, parental separation, childhood bereavement and spiritual matters.

Formerly an Outreach Worker and Family Support Service Manager, Katherine has experience in a variety of roles including as a Grief Counsellor, Specialist Suicide Bereavement Counsellor, High School Counsellor and College Counsellor.

Katherine works tentatively alongside Clients- whether it be exploring feelings such as anger, anxiety or depression, navigating grief, looking at relationships or considering how earlier experiences impact life today.

“All individuals have within themselves a capacity for dramatic change and positive growth”

Carl Rogers

after hours counselling perth

Sue Hooton


Sue is a person- centred counsellor offering after hours sessions to individuals in the Perth CBD. She has extensive experience and has for 15 years been providing support for individuals as they navigate challenging life experiences and diverse mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, grief and loss.

Her maturity and life experiences also enable insightful wisdom and knowledge into complex relational challenges in different seasons of life. Sue would describe her style of therapy as integrative. She incorporates various modalities of counselling into her practice such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Counselling and Solution Focused Therapy with a Strength-Based Approach.

Sue believes it is important to establish an environment where clients feel supported and respected for their individuality and uniqueness. Her empathic and caring nature provides a warm environment where clients feel comfortable to share their struggles and personal concerns. As a therapist Sue values the importance of helping clients make the connection between their own 'inner' experience and reality and their 'outer' environment. This can be particularly relevant in the healing and restoration of past hurts and trauma. She has a passion for holistic healing integrating the body, mind and spirit in the journey of discovering emotional and psychological wellbeing. Sue has a personal interest in health and fitness and the connection between mental and physical health.

Rockingham Counsellor Cal Flint

Cal Flint
MCouns, GradDipCouns, AdDipCoun

Cal is a certified clinical therapist who offers counselling to adult individuals and couples in Perth, Rockingham and online. She comes alongside her clients to provide a safe, non-judgmental, and reflective space for them to share and work through their challenges, struggles, hurt and pain, moving towards a place of hope, healing, and restoration.

Cal is committed to a collaborative therapeutic relationship enabling her clients to address areas of concern such as relational issues, anxiety, depression, change of life and anger management.

Throughout the counselling journey, Cal gives precedence to the importance of feelings and emotions due to their powerful role in structuring the client’s inner experience, behaviour, and interactional relationship patterns.

Cal is passionate about helping couples stuck in unhelpful patterns of conflict, emotional reactivity, or lacking intimacy, creating new interactional patterns of connection whereby partners experience greater intimacy and emotional connection through being seen and heard, cared for and understood.

Cal is a Clinical Registrant with PACFA and CCAA.

Counsellor Midland Jade Lim

Jade Lim
MCouns, GradDip Couns, GradCertCouns

Jade Lim offers individual and couples counselling in Perth, Midland 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 and in consideration of personal context. Jade is an integrative therapist and draws upon Attachment styles, Gestalt, Emotionally Focused (EFT), ACT and Narrative counselling in an attachment-based approach. 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 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 also had many years of experience volunteering in charities and local community organisations.

Jade is able to offer rebates to BUPA, Medibank and ARHG members with counselling as part of their plan.

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Perth Counsellor Matt Bond

Matthew Bond

MSocSci(Cnslg&Psychpy), BTheo

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.

Midland Counsellor

Stephanie Koutsoukos
MSocSci(Cnslg&Psycthpy), BPsyc

Stephanie offers counselling services in our Perth CBD and Midland counselling suites or Online. Stephanie is passionate about providing a safe, insightful space for her clients. Trained in EFT(Emotionally Focused Therapy) for Individuals and Couples, as well as IMR(Imagery Rescripting) therapy for adults with childhood trauma, Stephanie is attentive and creative in her approach. She has prior experience supporting individuals, couples, children and families to address diverse needs, including relationship struggles, anxiety, depression, grief and historical trauma.

Stephanie Koutsoukos is registered with PACFA.


Counsellor Perth Candy Soans

Candy Soans
MCouns, BPsych

Candy offers counselling in the Perth CBD and  online counselling. 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, anger management, 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 and Police & Nurses are available if you have counselling as part of your package.

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Rockingham Counsellor Nick Gwynn

Nick Gwynn

Nick offers clinical supervision and counselling in the Perth CBD, Rockingham and Online. He  is an exceptionally skilled and compassionate counsellor and psychotherapist with over 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 and psychotherapy into his practice. These include, but are not limited to Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Solution-Focused Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).

Rebates available for BUPA, AHM, Police Health and Medibank members if your health cover includes counselling.

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Mark Godfrey Breathe Counselling Perth

Mark Godfrey

Mark offers after-hours counselling appointments in the Perth CBD. He specialises in and offers men, youth and couples therapy at Breathe Counselling. He is a uniquely encouraging and deeply empathetic counsellor. Mark's diverse vocational history, draws upon experience in corporate leadership, community, educational and mental health/ wellbeing contexts. His training and lived experience aids in his mature and developed approach with his clients. Mark has engaged in over 20 years of experience in the Not for Profit and Communities sector, 15 years of counselling experience with corporate and pastoral environments.

Mark is an integrative counsellor who uses a mixture of therapy models, including Narrative, Person-Centred and Cognitive Behaviour Therapies (CBT). His warm and intuitive approach, combined with his therapeutic skillset assists clients to feel safe, confident and engaged in sessions. His proactive stance both towards championing people in their strengths and supporting them in their challenges is central to his work. Mark offers his clients a space to be heard, validated and encouraged through genuine care and authenticity for the purpose of discovering a whole and healthy life.

Mark has been happily married for over 22 years and has three wonderful young children


Walking route departing Perth Stn

  1. Start
    Leave Elizabeth Quay Train Station
  2. Walk
    About 3 mins (300 metres)

  3. End
    Arrive Breathe Counselling Perth (within the Museum of Perth Building)

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).