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FAQs

  • What counselling services are available?

    At landscape of life we provide counselling for individuals and couples. Counselling services are designed to:

    • enrich, renew or repair a relationship
    • enhance physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing
    • develop a greater sense of meaning and purpose in life
    • manage current problems, crises or longer-term difficulties 
    • change long standing patterns of behaviour that impact relationships and wellbeing.

    Counselling services are usually face to face in Camberwell. Consultations via Zoom or FaceTime are available by arrangement.

  • How will the counsellor support me?

    Our wellbeing and relationship counsellors works with respect for the uniqueness of each client’s values, beliefs and right for self-determination.

    The non-judgemental, accepting nature of counselling provides a space to face painful experiences, explore and resolve issues and illuminate the unknown aspects of self. Counselling helps take people beyond where they might go themselves.

    Being ready for growth and change, takes honesty and courage. In deciding you want positive change in your life, you have already taken the first important step alone. You can have support for what comes next.

  • What are the fees for counselling consultations?

    Counselling fees are determined by each individual counsellor.

    Thomas Dellmann

    • Counselling consultation (business hours) - $180/hour
    • Counselling consultation (after hours) - $220/hour 

     

    Jo Gniel

    • Individual Counselling consultation (business hours) - $180/hour
    • Individual Counselling consultation (after hours) - $220/hour 
    • Couples Counselling consultation (business hours) - $220/hour
    • Couples Counselling consultation (after hours) - $270/hour 

     

    Initial counselling consultation are usually as follows:

    • Individuals - 1 hour
    • Couples - 1.5 hour
    • Couples in crisis - 2 hours

     

    Ongoing counselling consultations are usually:

    • Individuals - 1 hour
    • Couples - 1 hour
  • Are private health insurance rebates available?

    Clients insured with Medibank Private (using their "Package Bonus Cover") or BUPA may have the option to claim counselling consultations provided by Dr Thomas Dellmann or Jo Gniel. To find out your eligibility please contact your health insurance fund. 

    Rebate of fees is not available with other health insurers or Medicare Mental Health Care Plans.

  • How long are counselling consultations?

    Appointment duration depends on the counselling service being provided.

    Initial counselling consultations are usually as follows:

    • Individuals - 1 hour
    • Couples - 1.5 hour
    • Couples in crisis - 2 hours

     

    Ongoing counselling consultations are usually:

    • Individuals - 1 hour
    • Couples - 1 hour

     

    During the initial appointment your counsellor will assess your situation and needs and together you will decide the frequency and duration of your consultations.