Frequently Asked Questions about Counselling

by Diane Rooker


What type of counselling do you do?

I’m a Holistic Counsellor. Gestalt therapist, Family Constellations Practitioner,  EMI and RCH practitioner. I specialise in Marriage and relationship counselling

What hours are you open?

Monday – Thursday 10 am is the first appointment and 6 pm is the last appointment

Saturday 10 am is the first appointment and 2 pm is the last appointment

How long are your sessions?

60 and 90 minutes.

I also have packages for Couple Counselling

What are your qualifications?

Diploma in Holistic Counselling | Graduate Certificate in Gestalt therapy | Qualified facilitator in The Work of Byron Katie  | Family / Systemic Constellations | P.E.T (Parent Effectiveness Training)  and EMI & RCH  psychotherapist

Do you work with children/teens?

Yes, I do work with adolescents. I’m passionate about families, and children are very much a part of families. Kids enjoy their sessions;  I adjust my listening and communication skills to support their needs.

What happens in the first session?

It’s the time to share what is taking place in your life that has brought you to counselling. It is an opportunity for us to build a connection, and for you to ask any questions. If you have a feeling that something is not right in your life, and you don’t know what it is, don’t let that stop you from seeking help. My skills as a counsellor can help you identify this.

How many sessions will I need?

The amount of sessions depends on whether it’s an individual, couples or family session. Depending on what is required for the client?

How do I get started?

You can phone 0406 005 177 or email to book an appointment.  Alternatively, if you would like to talk to me before you decide to book, or you have a query, I offer a free, no-obligation chat to help you attain further clarity.

Where are you located?

We have two practices, one is located in Wynnum in Brisbane and the other is Capalaba, Redland City. I hold my workshops at various locations around Brisbane.

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Arrange your first session

Use my online booking system to secure a date and time that suits you. I’m flexible.

Counselling Packages

I offer affordable and transparent pricing options. Have a look at the packages available.

Get in touch

If you have any questions before for first session with me, please don’t hesitate to reach out.