About Us.

What is Counselling?

Counselling is a therapeutic relationship between a qualified counsellor and the client. It is both professional and intentional. In difficult circumstances, family members and friends are unable to provide an objective point of view. Counselling offers this objective perspective, thus enabling the client to gain insights and strategies to assist in managing their particular situation. 

Counselling usually takes place on a one-to-one basis:
  • A counsellor and client will normally sit with one another for an hour to discuss any relevant issues which are presented by the client.
  • The counselling process involves a ‘getting to know you’ period just like any new relationship.
  • The client is able to choose a counsellor and counselling style which is best suited to their particular situation.
  • In order to make the counselling process as comfortable as possible, you may request either a male or female counsellor.
  • The counsellor and client play an equal role in the counselling process. There is no ‘expert’ in a counselling relationship.
  • The counsellor’s intention is to make the counselling process both safe and supportive.

How Can We Help?

Counselling is not giving advice.  Rather, counselling is a process in which regular discussions and sharing of thoughts, fears or feelings with a trained counsellor can help you to understand and resolve what is troubling you – whether it comes from circumstances, other people or yourself.  It can therefore assist you to make choices, decisions or changes which could enable you to lead your life more fully.

At Making the Difference Brisbane, the basis of all counselling is objective and supportive listening and respect for the client as an individual.  Processing things previously put aside by the pressures of everyday life can be difficult, but the opportunity to explore your feelings in a private, confidential and non-judgmental atmosphere can be a relief in itself.  Counselling provides an opportunity to gain new perspectives and can encourage a greater dimension of wellbeing.

MTD Counselling and Consulting

Hours of operation:

A range of appointment times is available, during normal business hours and after hours (evenings and Saturdays) by negotiation.

Consultation Fees:

MTD’s standard consultation fees range from $100.00 – $120.00 (GST inc.) per one hour session. These fees are payable at the time of consultation and are unable to be claimed from Medicare.

Accepted Methods of Payment:

MTD accepts EFTPOS, Visa and MasterCard. We do not accept Diners Club.

Insurance Rebates:

Most Health Insurance Funds do not recognise Counselling as a claimable expense. Please check with your Health Fund to determine your eligibility for rebates.

Our Leadership Team

Phil Henry

Phil’s main interests in Professional Counselling are relationship issues as he enjoys working with individuals, couples and families. He holds a Masters of Counselling in addition to many other accreditations. View More

Loris Henry

Previously a school counsellor, Loris has develop her skills and now specialises in children and adolescent counselling as well as parenting counselling. She is fully qualified with two diploma’s and a bachelor.
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Our Counselling Services

  • Personal & Relationship Counselling
  • Counselling Children & Adolescents
  • Loss & Grief Counselling
  • Pre Marriage Counselling
  • Stress & Burn Out Counselling
  • Life Changes & Transitions
  • Issues relating to Women
  • Issues relating to Men
  • Telephone & Video Counselling
  • Professional Counselling Supervision
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