Yimfong Voon

Master of Couple & Relationship Counselling & Supervision in Systemic Therapy, Grad Dip Christian Coun., Dip Theol.(UK) PACFA Reg. Clinical Member & Accredited Supervisor

Relationship Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor, Group Facilitator

Yimfong is an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist specialising in couple and relationship counselling. She has 16 years experience in supporting a diverse range of individuals and families going through challenges in life and at work. She is passionate about how relationships matter in helping people thrive. Healthier relational interactions improve our mental health and increase our sense of resilience and well being. Conversely, continuing stress and conflict in personal and work relationships have a direct impact on our physical and emotional well being.

Yimfong supports individuals and families experiencing various forms of distress, complex trauma, loss and and grief and issues around gender identity, sexuality and spirituality.  Her relational style engages with clients to work collaboratively and ethically in co-creating the client’s change process. She has a whole person, systemic approach that includes attachment theory, trauma-formed practices, expressive arts, Focusing-oriented therapy and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing).

Yimfong also offers Supervision in Reflective Practice through individual and group supervision to new and experienced helping professionals. She believes we grow best and do our best work with a balance of support and creative challenge in a safe, reflective and confidential space. Her supervision approach is guided by a matrix of developmental and interactional factors within and around the Supervisee.  Please contact her to support your professional development and growth.

Yimfong enjoys community engagement through educational and experiential group work and workshops. Contact her to express your interest and discuss details.

For more details and to contact Yimfong visit https://counsellingexpressions.weebly.com and use the contact form to leave a brief, confidential message. You will usually receive a reply within 24-48 hours (business days).

Faye West

BA Christian Couns., Grad. Dip. Couns., Dip. Teaching (Primary), Specialist Cert. Bereavement Couns., Cert. Childrens Action Couns., Cert. Sandplay Therapy & Symbol Work, Cert Transpersonal Expressive Therapies, CCAA (Clin), PACFA reg, PACFA Accredited Supervisor

Counsellor, Play Therapist, Clinical Supervisor

Faye has over 16 years experience as a counsellor working with children and adults in both individual and group settings.  She believes in offering a safe and caring space for clients to tell their story and explore their issues using Expressive Therapies such as symbols and sandplay, art, music, journalling, body awareness and movement – through which new insights can be gained and stress can be lowered.  However, Faye also draws on other modalities such as Narrative, CBT and Systemic therapies to find the most suitable approach for each client.  She is committed to supporting and empowering clients as they process and resolve their experiences and discover new perspectives on their life stories.

Faye works with individuals experiencing a range of difficulties such as depression, anxiety and trauma;  she has a particular interest in identity, self-esteem, finding meaning in grief and loss, childhood abuse, life transitions, cross-cultural challenges and Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Faye is passionate about assisting individuals experiencing disenfranchised and complex grief.  She is also deeply committed to assisting parents in their journey by helping with behaviour issues in children and approaches to parenting.

Faye grew up in East Africa and has adult children and grandchildren.

Faye offers professional Supervision to counsellors, including those working with children.  Contact her to receive her care and insightful skills to support you in your helping profession.

Counselling Fees:

Full fee – $75/hour

Concession card holders- $55/hour

Supervision – $85 /hour

Days Available:

Wednesdays and Thursdays, some Tuesday mornings

To contact Faye please call 0418 874 949 (office hours) or email fayewest.025@gmail.com

Analy Alfonso

Bachelor of Social Science (Early Childhood), Grad Cert. Christian Counselling, Grad. Diploma Family Therapy, AAFT Reg.

Conflict Resolution and Training

Analy is a trained counsellor and family therapist who is passionate about seeing people change and grow.  Family systems theory has been the basis for her work with individuals and groups and has led to a special interest in mediation and conflict resolution in workplaces, not-for-profit organisations and religious settings.  If you are experiencing staff, volunteer, client or church member conflict, Analy can facilitate a cooperative solution to get the best outcome in a safe and inclusive manner.  Training for conflict management and grievance procedure policies are also an important tool for prevention and can help promote healthy relationships and collaborative workplace/worship cultures. Training in conflict management and policy development are offered on their own or in conjunction with mediation work.

Counselling Fees:

$60/hour

Affordable packages will be tailored to not-for-profit organisations and churches.  Consideration will be taken for small businesses.

Days Available:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Please email Analy on acarehealthyspaces@gmail.com to arrange a consultation to suit your needs.

Jimmy Yeow

Master of Social Work, Grad. Dip. Family Therapy, Grad. Cert. Family Sensitive Practice, Grad. Cert. Counselling, Grad. Dip Community Development, B.A. Youth Affairs, AAFT Reg.

With eighteen years of counselling and training experience, Jimmy’s passion is in humanity healing and he works with teenagers and adults, couples and families who need support for challenges relating to anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, low self-esteem, bullying and abuse, as well as relationship difficulties, conflict resolution, mediation and cross-cultural communication. He offers a range of therapeutic expertise and experience gained from working in government, voluntary, educational and tertiary settings in Australia and overseas. He has taught counselling, cultural competency and management at three local tertiary institutions and has been a keynote speaker and panellist for several mental health forums.

Jimmy is also an accredited Master Instructor of the world renowned ‘Mental Health First Aid’ Course (Teen, Youth and Standard versions) for twelve years and regularly trains adults at their workplaces and young people in schools and universities, to understand common mental health problems (such as depression and anxiety disorders) and to help people who suffer from these, using a non-judgemental first aid action plan. In addition, he conducts workshops in ‘Suicide Alertness’ as well as ‘Cultural Competency’ and is an accredited facilitator for the internationally recognised ‘Prepare & Enrich’ (Pre-marital) Course, which helps couples identify their key strengths and growth areas as they prepare for life together.
Please contact Jimmy to experience professional care and renewed hope, in your journey towards healing and restoration as individuals, couples and families.

Counselling Fees (Weekday rates):

Individuals-$80/hour

Couples-$90/hour

Families-$100/hour

Days Available:

Mondays to Fridays  (10 am – 9 pm)

Weekends and public holidays can be available through negotiation

Please call Jimmy on 0414 414 652 or email jimmy.yeowbh2017@gmail.com