At Liz Sykes Counselling & Consulting there is a commitment to building a strong inter-personal relationship with the client – underpinned by respect, compassion, understanding and trust.

It is a priority to build a collaborative alliance to understand the client’s hopes in attending counselling and clarify therapeutic goals.

couplesv2The client is offered:

  • confidential and professional sessions in a safe and comfortable space.
  • a non-judgemental environment to explore the client’s individual situation to gain insights and provide perspective
  • therapeutic frameworks and tools that align with client goals and provide support, enrichment and empowerment

and may include providing specific strategies, approaches and homework tasks to build a “toolkit” to help meet the challenges of the situation and enable the client to flourish with a new sense of purpose and optimism.

Professional and confidential counselling is offered on a broad range of issues, including:

  • Relationship issues
  • Couple counselling and enrichment
  • Separation
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Self esteem and confidence
  • LGBTQI Identity
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Mental health
  • Grief and loss
  • Substance abuse
  • Parenting and Step Parenting
  • Family violence
  • Addictive behaviours
  • Children and issues they may be experiencing
  • Work/life balance
  • Work performance and career counselling
  • Anger management
  • Coping with change
  • Stress management

Where face to face counselling is not practical for the client, counselling may be provided via telephone or Skype where appropriate.


  • $90 1 hour individual session
  • $110 1 hour couple session