Support for anxiety & depression, grief & loss, birth debriefing, and parenting.
Counselling can support you with managing the range of emotions that can come with life changes and experiences.
Please contact Sue to find out how she can best support you.
Sue facilitates birth preparation courses over two days and offers refreshers for subsequent pregnancies.
She also facilitates parenting groups that are designed to build community and nurture the new mother in a supportive environment.
Sue brings to her counselling thirty years of being with, observing and learning from the individuals, women and families she has had the privilege of working alongside in the health sector as a nurse & midwife. Sue is an ACA registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist with a humanistic therapy focus that includes mindfulness and focusing orientated therapy. She believes in deeply listening and supporting clients to find their own innate abilities to move towards greater wellbeing and authentic living.
Qualifications and Affiliations
Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Registered member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
Member of the International Focusing Institute
Registered Nurse/Midwife with AHPRA
Registered calmbirth® Educator
Certified Newborn Behavioural Observation (NBO) provider and trainer – Brazelton Institute
Sue facilitates groups and workshops as well as providing individual counselling. She aims to respond to you within 48-72hrs but given her days of work she may take longer. (Replies may sometimes go to junk-mail so please also check your junk inbox if you've sent an enquiry via the website).
Office hours are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9am-5pm.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
0413 189 864
Counselling (online and in-person)
Sue currently has limited availabilities but please get in touch to discuss your needs. Practice address is at
Autumn Retreat, 129 Miller Street, Thornbury.
New Mother's Groups are run in Thornbury (Autumn Retreat).
Calmbirth courses are held in Brunswick East & Thornbury.