get the connection back

Sometimes you get wrapped up in problems so completely that you can't find your way out. We waste time fretting over the same drama and getting nowhere...wasted being unhappy and unproductive. Counselling gets to the heart of the matter - what's the life you want and how do you get there? If you've read all the self-help books, read all the inspirational quotes, watched the videos and still can't figure what's wrong, get personal, private attention and get unstuck now.

Relationship Counselling

Feeling a true connection to someone is vital for all of us. When the people we care about feel distant it can be depressing and hard to concentrate on anything else. Relationship counseling helps build closer relationships by understanding and developing yourself and your partner. You can even come to counselling without the other person; the quality of the relationship is determined by each person.


Love is not a mysterious thing, it's a reality you develop with thoughtfulness and actions. The peace and satisfaction of deep relationships is priceless.

Valerie Ellis

Counselling isn't fuddy-duddy anymore; it's a way to improve life for those with an appetite to improve themselves. There's always a better version of 'you' available. Counselling is personalized understanding, support, insight and advice. If you think you're meant for more, give yourself more!

You have a unique combination of talents, ambitions and opportunities. The deepest satisfaction comes from finding and fulfilling the best version of yourself and demonstrating to yourself, and the world, how much you matter.

Valerie Ellis

Valerie gained her Honours degree in psychology from the prestigious University of Queensland in Australia. She is qualified and experienced to talk to you about personality traits, childhood problems, hurtful relationship issues, challenging situations, personal values, and ambitions.

Valerie worked as a probation-and-parole officer in the first year out of Uni so, she's seen some hard-core problems. She continues to expand her expertise with training and post-graduate business management qualifications. Valerie has also worked for a private girls college, lectured in counseling for the Australian Institute of Applied Science, and managed staff for the YMCA charity in Brisbane. Over 20 years, her private psychology practice has developed to help clients with relationship problems in particular.

In person, Valerie is warm, approachable, understanding and keen to help you shine again. Know more...


For those who value complete privacy, home visits provide the option to remain in a completely private environment. Be assured of complete professional discretion. Security conditions apply to home visits. Email for a phone call about appointments.

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