Child and Adolescent Counselling

‘Providing counselling and psychotherapy services to children, adolescents and families in Hobart, Tasmania’

About our Clinic

Hobart Child and Adolescent Counselling Clinic provides counselling and psychotherapy services for behavioural, social and emotional difficulties in children, adolescents and their families.

The Clinic supports children, adolescents and families to lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives with an emphasis on the quality of family relationships and the importance these relationships have on the wellbeing of children and adolescents. The Centre uses evidence-based interventions and recommended therapeutic methods to achieve the best results for children and their families. Approaches include; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Play Therapy, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Art and Creative Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness Practice.

Our clinical team can assist with a wide range of issues:

Children and Adolescents

  • Anxiety and fears
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Depression
  • Behavioural and Social difficulties
  • Bullying
  • Self Esteem
  • Eating Disorders and Body Image
  • Self Harming Behaviours
  • Parent and Adolescent Conflict
  • Effects of Divorce on Children and Adolescents
  • Living in a Blended Family
  • Terminal Illness/Impacted by Cancer
  • Sleeping difficulties, bedwetting, soiling
  • Difficulties with social situations
  • Obsessive/Compulsive Behaviours
  • Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Sexual Identity in Adolescence
  • Grief, loss, trauma
  • Transgender/Gender Diversity

Parents and Families

  • Family separation
  • Blended families and adjusting to change
  • Child/parent or family conflict
  • Managing difficult behaviour
  • Family loss or trauma
  • Family violence or substance misuse
  • Transgender/Gender Diversity
  • Families who have a child with an eating disorder
  • Parent Child Relationship Therapy

Hobart Child and Adolescent Counselling Clinic welcomes enquiries and referrals from parents, families and young people.

The Clinic welcomes enquiries and referrals from Psychiatrists, General Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals and Community-based agencies.

The Centre’s Clinical Team are experienced specialists in child and adolescent mental health, are registered with their respective professional bodies and undertake ongoing professional development and research in their areas of specialty.

For more information on Child and Adolescent Counselling see the following articles written by our clinical team:

Diane McGeachy
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist
Accredited Gestalt Psychotherapist

Phone: (03) 6285 8592

Hobart Counselling Centre
Level 1,
181 Elizabeth Street Hobart TAS 7000