Client Feedback

"Just the couple of sessions (he) had with you made a real impact on him. You are only the second person (he) has opened up to and felt good about doing so."  (Family of client)

“Recently I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Men's Counsellor, Shane Staunton. I had particularly sought out a male counsellor who understands the way men listen. Someone with the confidence to advise a client with a sensitive problem. I didn’t want a counsellor who just reflected back the client's words in a patronising voice.....

Shane was perfect. Firstly he provided a comfortable and welcoming consultation area. The counselling and targeting the issue felt like a friendly conversation. Through that conversation, Shane identified some key issues causing stress. Shane offered interesting and diverse strategies and checked that I was comfortable to try a few. I didn’t ever feel patronised, Shane made me feel like I was involved in the whole process. 

I left the consultation with confidence I had been heard and if I put these strategies into practise my stress levels would decrease.
In subsequent consultations Shane listened to outcomes, improvement and changes made between the counselling sessions, and reviewed my progress. 

I was very happy with the measurable outcomes I achieved from my sessions with Shane. I am happy to recommend Shane’s counselling style and his professional expertise.” (A client's review)



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Shane brings a depth of understanding from a wide experience of metropolitan and rural life, from corporate head offices to cattle stations. Making meaningful differences to the mental wellbeing of people since 2008, he is an ACA Registered Counsellor, and is affiliated with both the American Psychological Association and the Australian Psychological Society.

He is client-centred and uses an evidence-based, integrative approach that includes Positive Psychology/Positive Masculinity, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focussed Brief Therapy, and Strength-Based Therapy.

"I work alongside you to help you understand and process concerns in a way that takes you towards your values, goals and plans. A client-centred approach is firstly about respecting your dignity, and your ability to make the best decisions for your life from effective options that are explored and developed in the consultation process." .. Shane Staunton

Professional memberships: Australian Counselling Association, Australian Psychological Association, American Psychological Association

Recognised Provider for Medibank Private, AHM, Doctors Health Fund, Emergency Services Health,
Grand United, Phoenix Health Fund, Police Health, and St. Luke's Health