Counselling (Couples and Families)

Support for families wanting to resolve conflict and improve communication.

Our counsellors are trained specifically to work with families. They can provide family therapy or couples counselling. The focus is on strengthening your family relationships and supporting heathy communication.

Important note: This type of counselling is not for family violence issues. A separate service for this is available called Family violence counselling.

Service details

Counsellors can help you and your family with:

  • relationships and healthy communication
  • resolving family problems
  • parent or sibling conflict
  • separation or divorce
  • a change that impacts the whole family
  • exploring the impact of trauma
  • coping with grief and loss
  • adapting to a new family member
  • repairing family relationships

The first session is an initial assessment, this is followed by up to 10 counselling sessions.

About our counsellors

Our counsellors are specifically trained to work with families.

They are qualified counsellors, family therapists or social workers.

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Give us a call

9448 5521

Fees & eligibility

Couples and family counselling is for families or couples who need help resolving conflict and improving communication.

You can make an appointment by calling us on 9448 5521 between 8:30am and 5:30pm Monday – Friday. You can also use our online form to request an appointment.

The cost depends on your income. There are different income ranges for individuals, couples and families. You can learn more on our fees page, or call us to find out more

Health Care Card holder
Free

Low income:
Free

Medium income:
Free

High income or package clients:
Initial consultation (90 minutes): $150 Standard/subsequent consultation: $75
Non-attendance fee for paying clients: $20 (you won’t be charged if you give at least 24 hours notice before you cancel)

For GP’s and health professionals

GP’s and health professionals can refer a client using our online referral form.

Refer a Client

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cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation. We provide essential health and support services in Melbourne’s CBD, and northern and western suburbs.

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