WELCOME TO EXISTENTIAL PRACTICE

We are complex trauma treatment service, offering counselling and psychoanalytic psychotherapy to individuals, adults and children, who suffer from childhood trauma, complex trauma, post-traumatic stress, workplace injury and single incident trauma, such as Victims of Crime.

We offer assessment appointments to determine your treatment needs, symptoms, prognosis, necessary referrals, as well as long term psychotherapy. Face-to-face consultations are available at Therapies Summer hill clinic or telehealth options can be offered via Skype/FaceTime and phone. No Medicare rebates or Mental health plans are accepted, but session fees may be bulk billed if you are eligible for one of the following:

Victims Services counselling

WorkCover insurance

NDIS

Employment Assistance Programs via your workplace

Private health funds: AHM, Medibank, BUPA, Police health, Emergency services health.

If you have further questions regarding the service or wish to book an appointment, ask here or browse FAQs and Appointments page for more information.

“My memories were confusing and my past was too painful to talk about. I did not know there could be a way to become strong again, until I considered therapy. Kate helped me to make sense of what I was going through, and supported me in believing in myself again.”

(Jenny, Sydney, 34)

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