Breathe Counselling West Perth

Our desire and intent is to provide the most suitable, affordable and effective counselling solutions possible to individuals, couples and families. Our team of trained and experienced counsellors offers support and strategies to address relationship difficulties and mental and emotional concerns. Breathe Counselling West Perth is easily accessible with close access to parking and bus routes close to CBD and surrounding suburbs.

Suite 4/ 20 Altona St, West Perth 6005
0422 275 494

Perth Counsellor Katherine Hughes

Katherine Hughes

FdA. Humanistic Counselling (Transactional Analysis)

Katherine has recently joined our team of counsellors at Breathe and offers sessions in Midland, West 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

Rockingham Counsellor Cal Flint

Cal Flint
MCouns, GradDipCouns, AdDipCoun

Cal offers counselling in West Perth and in Rockingham. She is a compassionate and insightful counsellor, offering individual and couples counselling, and family therapy . 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. Cal holds membership with PACFA.

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Counsellor Midland Jade Lim

Jade Lim
MCouns(current), GradDip Couns, GradCertCouns

Jade offers individual and couples counselling in West Perth, Perth CBD, 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. In consideration of personal context and environment, Jade is an integrative therapist and draws upon Gestalt, Emotionally Focused (EFT), ACT and Narrative counselling. 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, anger management 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.

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Perth Counsellor Stephanie Koutsoukos

Stephanie Koutsoukos
MSocSci(Cnslg&Psycthpy), BPsych

Stephanie offers counselling services in our West Perth and Midland suites. She also offers online counselling appointments. 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

Counsellor Perth Candy Soans

Candy Soans
MCouns, BPsych

Candy offers counselling in West Perth 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

Certain private health fund rebates are available if you have counselling as part of your package.





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Mark Godfrey Breathe Counselling Perth

Mark Godfrey

Mark offers after-hours counselling appointments from 5pm Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in our West Perth clinic. He specialises in and offers couples, men and youth focused 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


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Sue Hooton

Sue is a person- centred counsellor offering after hours sessions to individuals in West Perth, Perth CBD and Online. 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.

Nick Gwynn Online Counselling

Nick Gwynn

Nick offers clinical supervision and counselling for individual clients (not presently taking couples) in West Perth, Rockingham and Online. He  is an exceptionally skilled and compassionate counsellor and psychotherapist with over 20 years’ professional experience. Nick has a substantial background in both private practice and the community health and education sectors.

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, Teachers Union Health Fund and Medibank members if your health cover includes counselling.

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Walking route departing Perth Stn

  1. Start
    Leave Murray Street Perth Underground
  2. Walk
    About 8 mins (600 m) to St Georges Tce Mill Street

  3. Bus
    Catch the Purple Cat to Kings Park Rd Colin Street
  4. End
    Walk About 3 min (230 m) and turn right onto Altona St

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).