For Online or Face-to-face
Individual, Couple, or Family Counselling, Treatment of Diagnosed Depression/Anxiety, Trauma and
and/or Prayer/Spiritual Support with
MAASW (Adv. Accr)
BSW (Curtin) MA (Counselling)
BEd (Science) Grad. Dip. Management
Accredited Mental Heath Social Worker/Medicare Provider
Supervisor and Training Consultant
Open Arms (formerly Veterans & Veterans Families Counselling Service) Outreach Programme Counsellor
Department of Veterans Affairs Provider
Insurance Commission of WA Provider
Listed as a Blue Knot Foundation Trauma-informed Service
For info Phone: 0408 890 887
(please allow one day for replies to messages)
NB Medicare rebates are available if you see a GP for a mental healthcare plan
Online options available
Signal (preferred secure phone app), Skype or Zoom options are available for online sessions.
Canning Vale Serviced Offices
Unit 15, 64 Bannister Road,
Western Australia 6155
Medicare Provider 442250DX
Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Fridays 7.30am-5:00pm (online or face to face)
7.30-11.30am (online only)
11.30am-5.00pm (face to face)
For Appointments Phone/SMS 0408 890 887
To mail: PO Box 260
This is NOT an emergency service. For Western Australian mental health emergencies please contact the Mental Health Emergency Response Line on 1300 555 788
attend the nearest Emergency Department of a hospital.
Alternatively contact Lifeline on
13 11 14.
Helplines: (click )
Other support services:
Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 - for 24/7 telephone counselling for young people 5-25 years
Suicide Callback Service: 1300 659 467 - for 24/7 telephone crisis support for people at-risk of suicide, carers and bereaved
MensLine Australia: 1300 78 99 78 - for 24/7 telephone and online support, information and referral services for men
Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 - for 24/7 telephone support and online chat 4pm - 10pm (AEST)
Meth Helpline : 1800 874 878 - The Meth Helpline is a free confidential telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone concerned about their own or another person's meth use.
1800RESPECT - 1800 737 732 - 24 hour 7 days a week, confidential telephone and online support - 1800RESPECT is not only a support service for people affected by sexual assault, domestic and family violence. It is also an information and support service for family, friends, and frontline workers.
WA COVID-19 Hotline - Phone 13 COVID
Lifeline - Phone 13 11 14
MensLine - Phone 1300 789 978
Jobseekers Contact Line - Phone 132 850
Small business advice – Phone 133 140
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Suburbs serviced include Shelley, Rossmoyne, Willetton, Parkwood, Ferndale, Bull Creek, Lynwood, Wilson, Cannington, Canning Vale, Leeming, Salter Point, Waterford, Karawara, Brentwood, Murdoch, Welshpool, Huntingdale, Victoria Park, Gosnells, Martin, Jandakot, Bibra Lake, Cockburn Central, South Perth, Melville, Samson, North Lake, Myaree, Alfred Cove, Rivervale, Burswood,Orange Grove, Belmont, Ascot, South Guildford, Guildford, Hazelmere, Woodbridge, Midvale, Swan View, Greenmount, Helena Valley, Maida Vale, Gooseberry Hill, Kalamunda, Lesmurdie, Walliston, Carmel, Bickley, Forrestfield, O'Connor, Piara Waters, Forrestdale, Treeby, Banjup, Seville Grove, Armadale, Camillo, Kelmscott, Mt Nasura, Mount Richon, Brookdale, Wuyong, Hilbert, Darling Downs, Wandi, Aubin Grove, Atwell, Success, Hamond Park, Oakford, Byford,Individual counselling anger management counselling marriage counselling couple counselling child counselling parenting counselling sexual abuse counselling, self-harma nd suicide counselling trauma counselling relationship counselling stress management Self esteem and personal development adolescent counselling
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ABN 80 483 081 209
Meet Owen Robinson
To find out more about Owen click .
This service offers online appointments to people with cold or flu symptoms. Face to face sessions follow Western Australian COVID-19 protocols. Owen has been triple vaccinated against COVID-19. I have been triple vaccinated as of 13 March 2022.
I work along-side and , two exceptionally experienced and talented accredited mental health social workers who both have excellent training and skills. They are both life-long learners and are serious about their professional craft.
Here's A Thought:
It makes a difference when we learn the skills to regulate our nervous system.
Some Professional Development and Major Conferences Attended:
Blue Knot Foundation - Introduction to Dissociation - 7 hours - Jun 2022
NICABM - The Neurobiology of Attachment - 5 hours - Jun 2022
Symposium on Autistic Relationships: Communication, Community, Connection - 7 hours - Jun 2022
Promoting social connectedness to support men’s mental health - May 2022
Mental health issues associated with reproductive and menstrual disorders - 1.5 hours - Apr 2022
Sue Larkey - Making it a Success - 5 hours
Teaching and Behaviour Support Strategies For (Autistic) Students - Mar 2022
Neurodivergent Sensory Processing - Sarah Selvaggi Hernandez, The. Autistic OT - Mar 2022
Leading the Way… Anger after Disaster - Mar 2022
Build Your Resilience Despite Daily Stresses - Nov 2021
Perth Women's Mental Health-Child Inclusive Practice - Sep 2021
Working with families engaged with the Family Court system - Sep 2021
Therapist Professional Will: An Ethical Consideration - Sep 2021
eSafetyWomen-Supporting women with intellectual or cognitive disability–understanding abuse through technology - Jul 2021
Australian Institute of Family Studies; The power in understanding patterns of coercive control - Jun 2021
Perth Womens Health & Family Services - Overview of the Body Esteem Program & lived experience of Eating Disorder - Apr 2021
Grooming - Challenging Client Information (An Introduction) - May 2021
Open Arms: Recovery from Trauma online workshops - parts 1 and 2 Nov 2020
NICABM Webinar - Advanced Master - Program on the Treatment of Trauma - Parts 1-3, 5. Oct-Nov 2020
MHPN Webinar: Working collaboratively to address the mental health of people experiencing chronic pain - Oct 2020
Open Arms Group Program - Operation Life: SafeTALK in Perth - Oct 2020
Understanding and managing dependence: Is addiction a normal human behaviour? Presented by Dr Bill Saunders, Clinical Psychologist – Sept 2020
Trauma-informed Relational Somatics Webinar – Aug 2020
Perth Brain Centre - (webinar) Change Your Brain, Change Your Life – Aug 2020
White Ribbon Night 2020 – Rosie Batty in conversation with Brad Chilcott – Jul 2020
Working with Fathers who Use Domestic and Family Violence – MHPN Webinar – Jul 2020
MHPN - Responding to the needs of people experiencing social anxiety disorder – Jul 2020
AASW – SW Practice in COVID-19 Innovations and Issues Networking Evening – Jun 2020
Basics of Safe and Ethical Online Counselling Delivery Pt1/Pt2 – April 2020
Webinar - Supporting the Families of Veterans: Understanding the Impact of Veterans' Mental Health on their Families – Mar 2020
Mind-Brain-Gene Integration: Helping Your Client Hardwire Pathways Towards Better Mental Health And A Stress-Free Life - Dr John Arden - Mar 2020
Autism Reframe Technique 2 day workshop - Mar 2020
SARC - Building Confidence in Working with Trauma Clinical Skills and Techniques - Nov 2019
Power Threat Meaning Framework Workshop with Prof. David Pilgrim (Perth) - Nov 2019
Dr Courtney Armstrong: The Neuroscience Breakthroughs that Change How we Treat Trauma - Sep 2019
4th Perth Symposium on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention - Jul 2019
The Neuroscience Breakthroughs that Change How we Treat Trauma - Dr Courtney Armstrong - Sep 2019
The ACE study, life effects and nutritional and environmental issues - Perth Women’s Mental Health Professional Network - Dianne Rickman - Ocr 2019
Power Threat Meaning Framework Workshop with Prof. David Pilgrim - Blue Knot Foundation - Oct 2019
Confidence in Working with Trauma: Clinical Skills and Techniques - Sexual Assault and Resource Centre - Nov 2019
Neuropsychology and Neurobiology of PTSD – Dr Jane Nursey - Phoenix Australia - Dec 2018
Introducing Changes to the Complex Trauma Landscape in WA - Prof Jon Laugharne – Nov 2018
When Families Divide: Working with Children and Families in Family Law and the Court System – Nov 2018
3rd Perth Symposium on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention – Oct 2018
Christian Counsellor's Association of WA - What Works for Men – Oct 2018
Protective Behaviours Workshop – Holly-ann Martin (safe4kids) – Oct 2018
Silent Grief Conference – Oct 2018
Advanced Principles and Practice For Optimal Results with Your Anxious Clients: Intensive Course on Exposure – Oct 2018
Diagnosing children with mental health difficulties: Benefits, risks and complexities – MHPN webinar - Aug 2018
Veterans in Pain: Where the body and mind meet – Aug 2018
Unravelling the myths of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Associate Professor Carmela Pestell – July 2018
From Mistrust to Trust: Brain based, attachment-focussed treatment for traumatised children and young people'. Dr Dan Hughes and Dr Jon Baylin – June 2017
When Grief Gets Complicated - Lisa Bailey & Clare Robbins - August 2017
Certificate of Attainment in Professional Supervision: The Practice of Clinical & Counselling Supervision (40 hour course) - July 2017
The Men's Behaviour Change Journey – Tori Cooke - June 2017
Owen attended the National Christian Family Conference in Sydney in July 2015 on Teen Depression and the July 2016 conference on Forgiveness.
Useful Information About this Service:
Counselling, Career, and Consultancy Services is registered on the Blue Knot Foundation referral database as a service that has expertise and experience in supporting adult survivors of childhood trauma. Contact Blue Knot Foundation (formerly Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA)) if you need help, information, support or referral using the Blue Knot Help Line on 1300 657 380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For a video for survivors click .
A Medicare rebate is available for face-to-face individual counselling sessions with Counselling, Career, and Consultancy Services if you see your GP for a mental healthcare plan before attending. (ask for a ‘long appointment’ when you see the GP). A rebate is not available for sessions that are primarily couple counselling sessions.
Remote counselling and clinical supervision is available if prearranged via Skype or FaceTime. Medicare does NOT provide a rebate for this service.
Clients of the Insurance Commission of Western Australia are welcome.
This service has an outreach programme counsellor for Veteran and Veterans Families Counselling Service.
If you have an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and you know your employer will pay for sessions ask at your workplace if you can elect your own counselling service as some workplaces are flexible with the services they use alongside their main EAP provider. You are welcome to contact this service if your employer would like us to bill them for your visits - phone 040 8890 887. If your employer uses Converge International
Most Recent Updates:
This site was last updated on 14 Jul 2022.