The Byron Community Centre offers a free counselling service for clients and volunteers of the BCC on Wednesdays.

What is counselling?

Counselling allows people to discuss their problems, hardships and emotions through regular meetings in a safe and confidential environment. People often seek counselling when they want to change something in their lives, or want to explore their thoughts and emotions in more depths.

Counselling can be helpful for anyone who is experiencing problems or wants to explore their emotions and way of thinking further. Some people may choose to speak to a counsellor because they feel they can’t speak to their friends, families or partners, or they simply want to speak to a professional with an objective point of view.

What is the role of a counsellor?

A counsellor is specialised in listening. Counsellors encourage their clients to talk about their issues with them in order to uncover underlying root causes and to identify certain ways of thinking. The objective is to help clients find a way of coping, see things more clearly and from a different perspective and ultimately to make a positive change.

Counsellors specialise in different areas like grief and bereavement counselling, abuse, depression, marital counselling or addiction counselling.

Make an appointment

Text our counsellor Margie O’Sullivan on 0415 322 064 to make an appointment.