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Book a therapy session for just $49

Australian Counselling Service (ACS) is a national mental health services clinic dedicated to your wellbeing.

We believe that everyone has the fundamental right to cost effective mental health services. We deliver highly subsidised counselling services for a broad range of issues. Our talented counsellors are empathic, caring and confidential.

Our Services
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Guaranteed, cost-effective mental health care

We believe everyone should have access to the care they need, at rates they can afford.

We provide highly subsidised, quality mental health care services. Our services are delivered by our advanced counselling students from just $49 per session.

All our therapists are supported and supervised by experienced mental health professionals, ensuring you receive the highest quality care and optimal health outcomes.

Changing lives & strengthening communities since 1990

ACS is the clinical division of the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC). AIPC is the largest and longest established educator of Counsellors in Australia. AIPC has provided specialist Counsellor training for over 30-years.

Our mission has remained the same and we continue to believe that mental health care is a right, not a privilege.

How it works

1. Book a session online

To book a session with one of our therapists, simply use our Online Booking system.

2. Connect with the right care

Once we receive your booking, our friendly team will be in touch to connect you with the right care for you.

3. Get the best outcome

We take pride ensuring you receive the right care, from the right therapist, so you attain the outcome you need.

1. Book a session online

To book a session with one of our therapists, simply use our Online Booking system.

2. Connect with the right care

Once we receive your booking, our friendly team will be in touch to connect you with the right care for you.

3. Get the best outcome

We take pride ensuring you receive the right care, from the right therapist, so you attain the outcome you need.

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Where we are

We can deliver services anywhere across the country via tele-health (online).

For in-person sessions, our clinics are located at Paramatta, Sydney and Melbourne, CBD.

Our Guarantee of Service Excellence


Our highly subsidised therapy services are also guaranteed. We aim to provide you a service that meets your needs. If we can’t, you pay nothing.

Your first mental health session?

If this is your first experience obtaining therapy services, we’re here to help. We under stand it can be daunting. Our caring team are here to support you every step.
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Here’s what you can expect

Initial contact

Once you book your session or reach out to us, our caring and confidential team will get in touch. We’ll walk you through the process, connecting you with one of our compassionate therapists best suited to your needs.

Initial session

Whether your session is via tele-health (online) or in-person, you will be in good hands. Your therapist will discuss your concerns and collaborate with you on a way.

Further support

Depending on your concern, it can take several sessions to attain the clinical outcomes established between you and your therapist.

1. The client experience

We provide an exceptional experience and level of care for all clients. We handle every interaction with understanding, empathy and confidentiality.

Our Pillars of Quality

We understand your concerns are sensitive and personal. We aim to resolve your concerns expediently and professionally, while upholding your privacy and integrity.
ACS is committed to three pillars of quality-care:
2. The whole person

We see you as a whole person, not a patient. We aim to uphold your integrity and privacy at every step. Our process is collaborative and humanistic. We seek to understand your needs and work with you on a plan to ease your burden and optimise your wellbeing.

Our Pillars of Quality

We understand your concerns are sensitive and personal.We aim to resolve your concerns expediently andprofessionally, while upholding your privacy and integrity.
ACS is committed to three pillars of quality-care:
3. Learningand development

Our therapists engage in frequent professional supervision and training. This includes regular feedback and advice, self-reflection and ongoing development.

Our Pillars of Quality

We understand your concerns are sensitive and personal.We aim to resolve your concerns expediently andprofessionally, while upholding your privacy and integrity.
ACS is committed to three pillars of quality-care:

Our Pillars of Quality

We understand your concerns are sensitive and personal. We aim to resolve your concerns expediently and professionally, while upholding your privacy and integrity.
ACS is committed to three pillars of quality-care:
1. The client experience

We provide an exceptional experience and level of care for all clients. We handle every interaction with understanding, empathy and confidentiality.

Our Pillars of Quality

We understand your concerns are sensitive and personal. We aim to resolve your concerns expediently and professionally, while upholding your privacy and integrity.
ACS is committed to three pillars of quality-care:
2. The whole person

We see you as a whole person, not a patient. We aim to uphold your integrity and privacy at every step. Our process is collaborative and humanistic. We seek to understand your needs and work with you on a plan to ease your burden and optimise your wellbeing.

Our Pillars of Quality

We understand your concerns are sensitive and personal. We aim to resolve your concerns expediently and professionally, while upholding your privacy and integrity.
ACS is committed to three pillars of quality-care:
3. Learning and development

Our therapists engage in frequent professional supervision and training. This includes regular feedback and advice, self-reflection and ongoing development.

Ready for your appointment?

Now that we’ve introduced ourselves, we’d love to help you resolve the challenge that brought you here today. As your challenge was serious enough that you sought out a solution, let’s get started resolving it straight away!
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