This information has been put together to help young people and their families find local medical or allied health professionals who can help to diagnose, treat and or manage mental health conditions.

Please note, this is not an endorsement or recommendation for the health professionals and services listed. Businesses and professionals who appear here are those who have contacted One Eighty, and have chosen to provide us with their details. We are not responsible for keeping the information up to date, although we make regular requests and efforts to do so.

Another excellent directory for services and service providers is the one provided by Beyond Blue, found here

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Image: Taz Witkamp

Image: Taz Witkamp

Here's the list of mental health professionals that provide free short term psychological therapy (look for those in northern beaches area in 'suburb' column)
List | Eligibility


Amanda Woolveridge Counselling
Website | 0416 190 454
In my work I believe it is important to come from a place of loving kindness, compassion, equanimity and good humour. Being mindful of this, the consulting room becomes a place where you can feel safely 'held' as you work on the problems that are currently giving you a hard time.

Elements of Life
Website | 0402 375 664
Evolved Psychology, Counselling, Parentcraft. Areas of expertise: family & relationship counselling; public speaking; purpose & passion; marriage counselling; corporate culture; eating disorders; grief counselling; supported separation; corporate coaching; balancing money, time, energy and love.

Karen Prowse Clinical Psychologist
0401 857 446
Practices at: Avalon Wholistic Medical and Dental Centre and Avalon Family Medical Practice

Marcus Hamill Meditation
Website | 0404 090 559
A few minutes of Vedic Meditation each day brings a myriad of practical benefits – a clearer, calmer and more creative mind, increased efficiency and adaptability, improved mental and physical health, broader awareness, greater happiness and more rewarding relationships. This is ultimately why we meditate – because it enriches our lives in everyway.



Bilibio Psychology Clinic
Website | 02 9979 3000
Our practice is fortunate to have caring, warm, and dedicated therapists each with areas of expertise in which they seek continuous professional development in. Our range of approaches are all evidence-based and tailored to our clients needs. We are proud to support holistic mental health wellness. We see children, adolescents, adults, couples & families. Conditions we can help with include:  personality difficulties; relationship problems; pregnancy issues; parenting support; depression, anxiety & stress; trauma, adjustment & loss; body image & disordered eating; anger management - self assessment; self-esteem, bullying & work issues; substance abuse; HSC support; chronic illness & sleep problems.

Beanstalk Consulting
Website | 0487454394
Specialist in adolescent/young adult issues, and available for crisis support outside of business hours.

Northern Beaches Kinesiology - Emma Sternberg
Website | 0409 064 121
Emma's nurturing and highly effective treatments combine nutrition, body work and counselling techniques to provide your body and mind with the opportunity to rebalance. A Holistic Kinesiologist will create a nurturing space for you whilst helping you to rebalance your health on all levels. Each treatment will include a mix of body work, counselling techniques and nutritional advice to release physical and mental stress. 

Mona Vale Therapy - Alison Wallace
Website | 0415 634 252
A specialist Clinical Social Worker with 25 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults in individual, couple and family therapy. Areas of expertise: Depression (adolescent, adult); Anxiety (child, adolescent, adult); Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Grief; Family Therapy; Couple therapy; Separation and Divorce; Post Natal Depression; Crisis Intervention; Stress/ life balance.

Berry & Reynolds Psychology
Website | 9997 6246
Provide psychological services for children, adolescents, young adults and their families. Main areas of practice include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, grief, adjustment, self-esteem, bullying, risk of suicide, self-harm, relationship difficulties, family relationships, and general wellbeing. Skilled in evidence-based practice including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Trauma-Informed Therapy.

The Gentle Dragon
Website | 8076 5111
With the demand for complementary medicine growing in the community, Tsering opened the Gentle Dragon in early 2015 with a vision to provide a peaceful and professional setting for a team of complementary health care practitioners. Services include: acupuncture, chinese herbal medicine, naturopathy, energetic healing, life coaching



Good Counsel
Website | 0409 253 277
Retreats, workshops and holistic counselling. Counseling for anxiety, depression, grief & loss, trauma, life changes & decisions, family separation/divorce/blended families



CCNB Ltd - The Seasons Program
Website |1300 000 125
CCNB Ltd has been providing a range of health and community services to locals for over two decades. The Seasons Program has been designed to engage with a person in the first 12 weeks following an attempted suicide. The focus is to link people and their family/friends to services and coordinate supports. The aim is to promote ongoing safety whilst the person is on their recovery journey. Emotional, clinical and practical support is delivered by various partners and all support is coordinated by the Seasons team. There is no charge for this service and it is not means tested.  See website for referral process.

The Mindful Coach - Jakob Casella
Website | 0403 810 873
Jakob offers home visiting, life coaching for teens and young adults. These sessions support young people to share what's going on for them, learn new coping skills and develop action plans that guide them towards their goals. Jakob's style of coaching can be applied to wide range of areas including: career and study pathways, managing interpersonal relationships, learning new coping strategies for stress and dealing with uncomfortable thoughts and feelings.

Lesley Russell
Website | 0412 638 749
Clinical psychologist with a focus on depression and mood disorders; anxiety, panic, and OCD; eating disorders; physical illness, injury, and disability; and relationships.


The Indigo Project
Website | 02 9212 5469
A progressive Psychology practice based in Surry Hills. Their mission is to help get your shit together. They are a team of professional, experiences and friendly psychologists who have been there. They cut the crap by being productive in their therapeutic approach, and empower you with a toolkit that actually works from fields such as positive psychology, neuroscience and mindfulness. They specialise in stress, anxiety, and relationship issues. 

Georgia Macnevin Psychology
Website | 0422 458 847
Georgia works with both adolescents and adults and can help with the following: adjustments to life events and changes, anger management, anxiety and panic attacks, behavioural issues, depression and mood difficulties, drug and alcohol issues, grief and loss, self-harm, stress management, sexuality, trauma and PTSD symptoms.

Image: Mandy Zieren

Image: Mandy Zieren