We are a child and family counselling and play therapy service that operates from our Preston clinic, Play Therapy Hub.

Specialising in improving  the social and emotional wellbeing and mental health of young children, we also focus on building responsive and sensitive parenting in families.  Children aged 2 -10 years are supported to overcome a range of emotional, psychological and behavioural concerns. 

Helen Barrett Children’s Counselling and Play Therapy is a registered Medicare and NDIS Provider.

Play Therapy

Play Therapy provides a safe psychological distance from a child’s problems and allows expression of thoughts and feelings appropriate to their development.

By confronting problems in the therapeutic play therapy setting, children find healthier solutions.

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Filial Family Therapy

Parents/caregivers are assisted to build more connection and a healthy positive relationship with their child. By doing so, it can result in prevention of parent child relationship stress and resolution of a wide range of children’s emotional and behavioural issues. 

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