Frontline Mental Health offers individual counselling to help you find your way through challenges faced in your daily life.

During each counselling session, our priority is to provide you with a safe and supportive environment. We work collaboratively with you to gain a deep understanding of your unique situation and provide guidance on the changes needed to improve your personal or relationship challenges. 

We empower you with the necessary tools and strategies to achieve healthier psychological wellbeing, more fulfilling relationships, and a happier family life.

We utilise a range of methods to assist, including:

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) 
  • ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy)
  • Solution-Focused Therapy.

Our Counsellors

Our team of highly skilled and professional counsellors come from a variety of backgrounds so you can choose the best fit for you. By offering fresh perspectives, they will guide you to identify new concepts and strategies to help overcome your challenges.

Our counsellors offer in person and online telehealth appointments, so you can access our services that best suit your specific needs.

Keryn Robelin

Counsellor

Keryn is registered with the Australian Counselling Association and has been working in the mental health industry for over 13 years. Her previous roles have included peer support work and program coordinator.  Her counselling experience extends to adults, teenagers and families.  She has worked in the community as well as in a clinical setting.  

Keryn prides herself on being someone who listens with compassion, without judgement and can help you recognise thoughts, feelings and emotions that may be challenging you.  She will work with you to replace harmful coping behaviours with more effective ways of responding to challenges.  

Kerryn has current availability and sees clients 16 years and older, both NDIS and private patients.  

Matt Newlands

Educator & Counsellor

As a Level 2 registered Counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association, Matt is a highly qualified counsellor and draws on his experience as a police officer, allowing him to provide specialised assistance in coping with depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress. 

He understands the unique challenges that First Responders and Military Personnel face and offers you a safe and confidential space to be heard and understood without judgement.

 

Narelle Mason

Educator & Counsellor

Narelle is a highly experienced counsellor registered with the Australian Counselling Association.  She uses her experience as a former police officer followed by ten years in the Royal Australian Airforce to provide Solution Focused Therapy.  After leaving the military in 2017 Narelle spent several years working in the mental health sector which included acute inpatient settings.

Her varied experience with people of all backgrounds, combined with her understanding of work in high stress environments, allows her to help you navigate challenges, learn self-care practices and ultimately foster resilience in your life.

Yann Schipfer

Counsellor

Yann is a counsellor who operates from a diverse range of counselling modalities.  Clinical Hypnotherapy, Counselling, and Neuroscience underpin his holistic approach to mental health and well-being.

Prior to becoming a mental health practitioner, Yann had a wide variety of experience including the French Army and the National Police. This experience has shaped his values of discipline, courage and a profound commitment to serving and protecting.  Since immigrating to Australia in 2009, Yann has worked in corrections before switching his focus towards empowering and helping communities as a Mental Health Program Coordinator for Primary Health Networks. His commitment to fostering mental resilience and support is further exemplified in his role as a facilitator and assessor for the Hypnotherapy Training College Australia. 

Ian Evans

Counsellor

Ian is a registered counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association and uses a variety of therapeutic methods to connect with his clients.  His passion however, is Solution Focused therapy as he sees great benefit in focusing on a persons present and future circumstances rather than past experiences.

Ian has served with Australian Army and currently volunteers for Griefline supporting people who have experienced grief or loss. 

Ian has three adult children and two grandchildren and he loves spending time with this family.   

Registered Providers

As registered providers with the Australian Regional Health Group, Frontline Mental Health clients may be able to claim sessions through their health insurance provider. 

Eligible health funds include:

  • Police Health Fund
  • Emergency Services Health
  • Phoenix Health
  • St Lukes Health
  • GMHBA
  • CUA Health (telehealth only)
  • Teachers Union Health
  • AIA
  • Westfund.