Consultations are 50-60 minutes in duration for Individuals and Couples. (Pricing is per session)
Family groups are charged the Full or Concession rate for Couples (2 people) plus $20 for each additional person. Sessions are 80-90 minutes in duration.
* fees subject to change
Payment is due at the end of each session
Face to Face Counselling
Individuals $90.00 / Couples $130.00
Individuals $70.00 / Couples $100.00
Concession rates apply to valid concession card holders and full time students. Those experiencing significant financial difficulty should discuss this with the counsellor to explore payment options.
Half sessions (20-30 minutes) may be available to ongoing clients. Fees are charged at 50%.
Video Counselling (Zoom)
Video counselling for Individuals and Couples incurs the same rates as Face to Face counselling (see above).
Not available to Couples or multiple family members.
Self or Plan Managed ADULTS only.
Initial Consultation $130.00 Subsequent Consultations $70.00
Payments can be made by Cash, Direct Bank Transfer, EFTPOS (chipped cards) or Credit/Debit card.
Empowered Mind Counselling Service is owned and operated by Director/Counsellor Michelle Keir-Sanderson.
- Masters Degree in Mental Health Science M.MHSc. (Monash University)
- Bachelor's Degree in Behavioural Science (majoring in Psychology) B.BSc., (Monash University)
- Postgraduate qualifications in Forensic Mental Health. GCertFMentalHealth (James Cook University)
- Over 16 Years Counselling Experience (over 4000 client contact hours)
- Level 4 Membership of Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
- Valid Working with children (WWC) card holder
- Current Police/Criminal History Certificate
- Undertakes Ongoing Professional Development
- Worked in Not-for-Profit/Community and Private sectors
- Currently also holds Senior Counsellor position with an international Mental Health Care provider.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Long-term Psychotherapy, Family Systems Therapy, Brief Intervention Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Client-Centred Therapy, Eclectic Therapy, Narrative Therapy,Family Therapy.
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