Our highly skilled and professional team of counsellors provide support to people when life feels overwhelming and difficult to manage. Counsellors provide a safe and supportive space for people to talk about life challenges. Speaking with a counsellor can help people work on their own personal goals and find positive ways to manage situations, improve health, wellbeing, and relationships.

Our Counsellors work with individuals, couples, families, and young people in a holistic, person-centred, and non-judgemental approach.

To find out more information,
or to book an appointment

[email protected]
Phone: (03) 5229 2133

OneCare Counsellors offer counselling for a range of areas:

  • Anxiety, depression, and panic attacks
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Family and Couples counselling
  • Communication and relationships difficulties
  • Autism
  • Carers Support
  • Managing emotions and behaviours – including Anger Management
  • Life changes
  • Work and career related issues
  • Financial stress
  • Parenting
  • Addictions
  • Self-esteem
  • Pre and post-natal issues
  • Alcohol and other Drugs misuse
  • Supervision support and counselling for teachers and church ministry leaders
  • Christian prayer and spiritual counselling
  • Victims of crime

We offer in-person and Telehealth appointments, via phone or video calls

OneCare is a registered NDIS provider for therapeutic supports

OneCare is committed to providing affordable counselling options.

Yvonne Sharpe

About

Yvonne Sharpe is a Clinical Counsellor with a wealth of experience providing counselling to children, young people, and adults. Yvonne has worked in a variety of settings including public schools and counselling services.

Yvonne has a warm, welcoming approach, providing a safe space for people to talk through their challenges and identify their personal goals. She supports them as they become empowered to pursue these goals, while paying attention to the broad foundations for emotional, physical, and spiritual health and wellbeing.

Within her practice, Yvonne tailors a variety of approaches to suit each individual, including CBT, Narrative, Refocusing Therapy, all within a client centred and strengths based approach.  Yvonne is particularly passionate about counselling women to support them through life’s challenges and works within a Trauma informed practice.

Yvonne is experienced in providing supervision and counselling to Church and Ministry leaders.

Qualifications

BAComHons., BTeach., GradDipCouns, registered Clinical Counsellor with the CCAA, Mental Health Practitioner (PACFA), also MHFA, and SafeTalk

Ed Sharpe

About

Ed is a Clinical Family Therapist with over 20 years working with families, couples, and children, on a range of issues. Ed works with and empowers many individual men as they seek support and guidance for personal challenges, including relationships, goal-setting, and work-life balance.

Ed draws on his clinical level training and experience as a family therapist and relationship counsellor, to empower people in how to create better relationships. Ed is passionate about helping families successfully navigate together through life’s challenges.

Ed specialises in counselling and supporting children and young people with Autism, and their families. He highly experienced in working with NDIS participants in assessing individuals strengths, challenges, and needs. He develops Behaviour Support Plans to enhance quality of life.

He uses Emotion Focus Therapy principles, CBT, Narrative Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, within a client centred approach.

Ed listens carefully and empathically, designing support strategies around the needs and goals of the people he works with.

Ed is trained and skilled in helping individuals and families address mental health challenges, including anxiety, and the challenges presented by addictions.

Ed welcomes those who want to include spiritual conversations and faith-based approaches.

Qualifications

GDipFamTherapy, CertAddicCouns, BEd, GDipCareerEd, GDip in Teach Autism, E.F.T.CouplesTraining, Cool Kids Anxiety (Clinical), CBT, Refocussing Therapist, Behaviour Support Practitioner. VIT, VIT Autism, AAFT Registered

April Rhook

About

April, has a Masters of Counselling and is accredited at level 2 through the Australian Counselling Association. She is experienced in working with teenagers who experience anxiety as she has recently worked as a high school counsellor.

April has an in depth knowledge and understanding of how social anxiety impacts young peoples lives.

April works with a variety of concerns, and understands that hardship can come in many forms. Be it life transitions, family stress, grief, depression or addiction, April’s strengths based philosophy helps clients find understanding, courage and empowerment in their situation.

April’s practice is grounded in a non-judgemental, affirming and person-centred approach. She is driven to help people of all life stages find satisfaction and purpose in life by realising their worth, value and strength.

Qualifications

Undergraduate in psychology & anthropology, Masters in counselling, NDIS certified, ACA accredited (level 2)