Vanessa o’brien


Vanessa is qualified Counsellor with a passion for providing a nurturing space for her clients (adolescents and adults) to dive deeper into their emotional experiences in order to heal and gain an increased level of self-awareness, leading to positive change and transformation.

 Through compassion and understanding, Vanessa aims to provide clients with a relaxed and supportive space to ensure they feel valued, heard and empowered to make positive changes in their lives.

 Vanessa adopts a humanistic and integrative approach to the counselling process for clients to share their stories and travel to the depths of who they are, free from judgment and at their own pace. Vanessa’s style of counselling is conversational and person-centred, she adjusts her therapeutic approach to ensure counselling is tailored to each unique and individual client. Sometimes we need to retreat in order to emerge transformed. Counselling and a supportive therapeutic relationship, such as the one Vanessa offers, can offer a safe space to retreat.

Specific areas of interest  include;

Grief and loss

Inner child healing

Anxiety and Depression


Self Esteem

Mood Disorders

Professional Associations Provisional Member of the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA)

PACFA Reg. Provisional 25249


You can contact Vanessa directly below

M: 0422591399