Is for you to know life and
live life as it was meant to be…
1. By being with you in Trust
2. By sitting with you Faithfully
3. By walking with you in Hope
Our vision is for you to know life and live life as it was meant to be. We all wander in search of meaning and truth, seeking to understand who we are, what our purpose is and knowing how to live the life we were meant to live. You’re not alone in this journey of discovery, it’s a journey we share. When you are walking through a darkness and are experiencing turbulence in life, we hope to be with you to help understand, work-through and restore you back on you track toward knowing and living life to it’s fullness with all of it’s blessings.
Our mission is to walk by your side in your times of struggles and in your search for meaning. We hope to sojourn with you a little in your journey by being by your side in TRUST as someone you can confide in. We hope to provide you with safe and secure place where you can explore and find resolutions by sitting with you FAITHFULLY. And, we wish to be your companion in your journey of discovery by walking with you in HOPE toward a brighter future.
– Counselling Interactive
At Counselling Interactive we approach the therapy with informed current thinking and evidence based practice in psychology, counselling and psychotherapy. We approach each client with individually tailored therapy in a caring and sensitive way. By providing you with a safe, secure and confidential space we seek to assist you to explore your personal issues with empathic, impartial and none-judgmental manner to help you find clarity and resolution. We aim to empower you towards fulfilment of your needs, goals and aspirations in your personal, couple, marital and family life as well as in your educational, work and corporate life. Counselling Interactive caters for children, adolescents and adult individuals, couples and families.
Francis is a warm, gentle and wise counsellor whose passion is to see you/your couple/your family restore stability and peace in life & relationships. Francis will listen to your story to help you make progress, find resolution, self-respect, dignity, passion, openness and willingness to press on.
Francis’ counselling and psychotherapeutic approaches include Person-Centred Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Existential Psychotherapy, Family Systems Psychotherapy, Solution Focused Strength Based therapies among others. Francis is qualified with Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Graduate Diploma in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts (Psychology).
And, Francis is also a fluent Korean speaker.
Master of Counselling & Psychotherapy
Australian College of Applied Psychology
Graduate Diploma in Psychology
University of Sydney
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Diploma of Counselling Skills
Bachelor of Counselling
Bachelor of Psychological Science & Counselling
Australian College of Applied Psychology
Bachelor or Social Science (Counselling)
Associate Degree of Social Science (Counselling)
Australian College of Christian Studies
Memberships & Affiliations
Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia
PACFA Registered Clinical Member (22370)
PACFA Accredited Supervisor
PACFA NSW Branch Convenor
Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
ARCAP Registered Member
Mental Health Professional Network
MHPN Registered Member
Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association
ANZMH Registered Member
Member among Holistic Practitioners
Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)
The counsellors are Counselling Interactive are members of Psychotherapists And Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA). PACFA is the national peak body for psychotherapists and counsellors in Australia. PACFA members adhere to PACFA Code of Ethics and PACFA Code of Good Governance. The members of PACFA are required to maintain up-to-date training and professional development.
Mental Health Professional Network (MHPN)
Mental Health Professional Network is a unique initiative targeted at improving interdisciplinary mental health practice and collaborative care within Australia. Mental Health Professional Network support primary mental health practitioners through local networks and professional development.
Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (ARCAP)
The counsellors are Counselling Interactive are members of Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists(ARCAP). In 2011, PACFA formed a partnership with the another peak body for the counselling and psychotherapy profession, the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and together we have established the Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (ARCAP). ARCAP provides robust self-regulation of the profession, along with PACFA’s and ACA’s professional training standards, codes of ethics and complaints handling processes. Registrants listed on the PACFA and ACA Naitonal Registers are also listed on the ARCAP under various ARCAP registration categories. ARCAP Counsellors and Psychotherapists have demonstrated that they meet the required training and ethical standards and that they undertake professional supervision and professional development activitites annually. They have experience supporting clients from diverse communities and are located in all States and Territories of Australia.
Australia and New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH)
The counsellors are Counselling Interactive are members of Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMHA). The Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association Inc. is a non-government, not for profit organization. The advisory board representatives have a wide background in Mental Health issues within Australia and New Zealand. The role of the Association is to advance the field of mental health through the application of knowledge about mental health. From mental health education, training and research to mental health advocacy.
Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association of NSW (CAPA)
Counsellor at Counselling Interactive have been a member of Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association (CAPA) of NSW. CAPA NSW has been the peak body of professional counsellors and psychotherapists in NSW with industry standard Code of Ethics and Good Practice. The members of CAPA are required to maintain up-to-date training and professional development as well as continuing supervision of their practice. CAPA has been in existence in NSW in various forms for over 40 years. In June 2016 CAPA has ceased operation and merged in full with PACFA (Psychotherapists And Counsellors Federation of Australia). PACFA has same strict membership requirement standards, ethics oversight of it’s members and represents counsellors and psychotherapists in Australia.
Bethany Centre, Strathfield
Bethany Centre is a community of specialist practitioners committed to holistic health care. Bethany Centre have eight recognised and accredited health disciplines operating out of our centre:
- speech therapy
- massage therapy
- spiritual direction
At Bethany we respect the human dignity of each person, offering services to people of all faiths and religions. Our practice is built on mutual trust, mutual respect and the establishment of long-lasting relationships with our clients.
We seek to provide services to all people, particularly those who may be socially and financially disadvantaged.
Counselling Interactive is a provider for Medibank Private Health Insurance.
Medibank Private Insurance policyholders can claim a rebate on counselling fees based on their policy coverage.
Counselling Interactive is a provider for Bupa Health Insurance.
Bupa Health Insurance policyholders can claim a rebate on counselling fees based on their policy coverage.
Counselling Interactive is a provider for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
NDIS participants can use NDIS to cover counselling fees based on their policy coverage.
Counselling Interactive is a counselling service provider for the Employee Assistance Programs
Employee of firms and organization with EAP programs may access counselling and psychotherapy services from Counselling Interactive.