Looking for a Counsellor?

Welcome to Canberra Professional Counselling

(02) 6288 4244 / 0439 378426

Looking for a Counsellor?

Welcome to Canberra Professional Counselling

(02) 6288 4244 / 0439 378426

About the Practice

What is Counselling & Psychotherapy ?

Counselling and psychotherapy are professional services that support people to develop better understanding of themselves and others, address life’s difficulties, and make changes they want in their lives. 

Service Aims

Canberra Professional Counselling aims to support people to developed better understanding of themselves and others; and the factors affecting life’s difficulties; identify strengths and find solutions, develop skills and make changes toward resilience and improving their wellbeing in their lives.  

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About the Counsellor

The principal of Canberra Professional Counselling is Jan Jolly. Jan is a University of Canberra, post-graduate qualified; and Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), registered counsellor and psychotherapist. She is also a qualified health educator, and trained 'Circle of Security' COS-P facilitator. 

She has over two decades of experience working with individuals and young families and groups in community health, mental health promotion, and education. 

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How does it work?

Counselling occurs in a confidential and warm space, in the comfortable rooms at Arthritis ACT, in Holder ACT 

Over a series of individual sessions of around 60 mins, the counsellor works in partnership with the client/s to provide flexible and integrated professional therapy and education, according to their needs.

Recognised approaches might include: Person-centred; Solution-focused brief; Self-Management; Adlerian brief; Cognitive and Behavioural; Mindfullness; Psycho-education

Who can counselling services help?

Counselling at this service might assist clients with various needs, including:

  • Coping with life changes and challenges
  • Stress management
  • Relationships concerns
  • Lifestyle & health issues
  • Pain
  • Parenting concerns
  • Emotional problems 
  • Trauma 

This service also has a special interest in assisting persons experiencing complex and chronic health and disability conditions, and early parenting and life issues.

Payment & Fees

This is a fee for service practice


General rates per hour (pro-rata)
Arthritis ACT members per hour (pro-rata)

New & Community Members Welcome !

Group Programs

Variable according to program.    Review further details or enquire for more information.

Educational Events

By arrangement

Cash, credit-card, direct debit, or bank transfer available

Upcoming Events


      'A  Carer's Road to Wellbeing'                                                                                         

An exciting new course for Carer's of loved ones and friends with long-term conditions and disabilities. Conducted in 1.5 hour sessions over 6 weeks, in a supportive & confidential small group environment, participants can share their experiences & understandings, and develop solution-focused & self-management resources & skills to develop a personal plan for their own wellbeing.

Costs: $60 Members of Arthritis ACT & SHOUT affiliated organisations. $120 non-members of the above.

‘Thinking and Feeling Good’ 

 A solution and self-management group for wellbeing run for 1.5 hours per week, for six weeks. Persons with chronic illness and disability are invited, along with other community members. Call for further information & to register interest.

‘Circle of Security – COS - P’ 

A relationship based parenting program run for 1.5 hours over 8 weeks. An option of additional 30 min sessions for support and resources will be available for those with special needs, including chronic illness and disability.

Register interest below now !

Additional Resources

Here are some more resources on mental health, and counselling and psychotherapy that you might like. 

They include forms, information, and additional contact details.

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Contact Me

Canberra Professional Counselling

You can find me at private rooms,

Arthiritis ACT 

 Level 2A  Grant Cameron Community Centre

 27 Mulley St Holder ACT 2611

Canberra Professional Counselling

(02) 6288 4244 / MB 043 378 426


Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm  

By appointment only 

An answering machine is available for messages after hours  


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