Couples Counselling Experts
Get the help your relationship needs
At Nurtured Thoughts, we specialise in guiding couples through their relationship challenges, navigating the complexities of trust, infidelity, intimacy, and reconnection.
Congratulations! You being here marks a huge step in the resolution and improvement of your relationship issues.
Acknowledging the profound influence relationships have on our lives is the first step to healing. They shape our mental health, professional performance, and the overall quality of our wellbeing.
We strive to offer more than optimism; we provide a practical, evidence-based, and goal-oriented approach to addressing your relationship challenges, regardless of their intricacy.
Individual and Couples Counsellor
Meet Kelly, a world class, reputable, leading expert in couples counselling.
With more than 15 years in the field of couples counselling, Kelly’s approach to counselling has seen her work with celebrities, media executives, politicians, doctors, lawyers, teachers, tradespeople, and homemakers both within Australia and internationally.
She has accrued more than 15,000 consult hours; has given presentations to audiences of 5000+ and lectures as a senior university lecturer for the last 10 years.
Her clients commend her on her professional and methodical approach to their problems, whilst also remaining very warm and empathetic.
She can help with any of your relationship issues, including (but not limited to):
Her extensive knowledge and training allows her to provide a multipurposed & holistic approach to counselling, incorporating techniques such as:
- Internal Family Systems
- Attachment Theory
- Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
- Somatic Psychotherapy
- The Gottman Method
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Embodiment Therapy
- Sex and Intimacy Therapy
- Somatic Movement
So what are you waiting for? Invest in you, your relationship & your family – because you deserve the best life possible.
Passion is the heartbeat of a vibrant and enduring relationship. It’s not merely a fleeting
Couples counseling serves as a guiding light through the maze of relationship challenges. It offers
Here are the areas couples therapy can assist with:
Frequently Asked Questions
Starting is easy – request a booking with our clinical administration team.
The first session is a complete discovery map. We learn what is happening at the core of the dynamic and Kelly will make recommendations for the path ahead together.
All appointments are held online using the Zoom platform. Many of Kelly’s clients live internationally, in remote areas or have childcare needs that prevent them from attending face to face. Sometimes couples may be living independently or dialling in from work trips so this platform allows for both people to attend with greater ease. After hours appointments may often be available.
Couples counselling programs depend on the nature of your situation.
Initial appointments explore the relationship themes and to make a plan for therapy. The first four appointments usually include an introductory couples session, then Kelly meets with each person individually to understand you both deeply. From there we come together to discuss a plan that matches your needs, goals, resources and time commitments.
If you cannot see a time that suits your needs, please contact our reception team to liaise with Kelly on what times might be possible.
This is not recommended. Relationship therapy (just like a relationship) is a decision two people make together to enhance their connection. It may be the suggestion of one party, however both parties should be in agreement that it is a journey they want to commit to, together.
At this time, Medicare does not offer a rebate for couples therapy under the Mental Health Care Plan. Personal therapy appointments with Kelly are not covered by Medicare. You may be able to claim private health insurance for counselling if your personal coverage includes this feature – check with your provider.