Counselling and Psychology Services

Dr Terry Olesen and Heidi Smith are respected Perth and Fremantle Psychologists.

If you would like to benefit from the assistance gained from a qualified, experienced, professional psychologist then you have come to the right place.


Counselling aims to create a safe and nurturing environment to you to overcome life’s challenges and help you to achieve a purposeful and positive outcome. Counselling can help you to improve your life and relationships.


Dr Terry Olesen is a Canadian born Australian Psychologist based in our Fremantle office and brings over 16 years experience providing expertise to adolescents, individuals, families and couples in private practice and government settings.


Dr Terry Olesen works with a range of issues including Relationship Counselling, Mood Disorders, Aging, Pain Management, Critical Incident, Interpersonal Conflict, Family Discord/Conflict, Personal Adjustment, Drug & Alcohol, Workplace Conflict, Gender Identity and Career Choice. Dr Terry Olesen has a particular interest in working with Adolescents, Families and Individuals.


Heidi is based in Applecross, 12 minutes from Perth and provides counselling for anyone who is experiencing issues in their life and relationships.


Heidi is a registered psychologist with over 8 years experience in counselling. Heidi has experience with anxiety, trauma, relationship counselling, depression, anger management and alcohol use.


Our psychologists can help you manage issues such as:

Who should see a Perth or Fremantle psychologist?

Everyone! Because from time to time we all have issues in our life that would benefit from assistance gained from a qualified, experienced, professional therapist.


What sort of issues can a psychologist help with?

Many of  life’s issues including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, communication problems, anger management, relationship problems,  jealousy, sexual problems and problems with parenting children and step children.


What does the psychologist do?

Counselling therapy sessions will focus on your concerns and empower you to work to resolve them, often providing you with insights, strategies and mechanics of change and increased coping capacity. Heidi uses a number of therapy’s to help you reach your goals including cognitive-behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, interpersonal therapy and family or couple therapy.


Standard Counselling Session times are 50 minutes.


80 minute consultations can be booked with reception.


Fees and Government and Private rebates?

Medicare and Private Health fund rebates may be applicable to a Psychologist’s services. Medicare rebates require a doctor’s assessment of distress. Medicare may provide a rebate of $84.80 for psychological services.


Meet with your psychologist first to determine if you should see your G.P for a mental health referral plan, not everyone may be eligible.


Health fund rebates vary depending on your provider.


To find out how we can help you phone: 08 6555 7786  

  • Phones answered Monday to Friday, 7 am to 5 pm
  • After-hours appointments available weeknights to 7 pm, Saturdays 9am to 1.00pm
  • Medicare rebates can be processed at your session

Book online today – its easy!


Where are your Perth and Fremantle Psychology services located?

We are located in Fremantle and surrounds including east Fremantle, north Fremantle, Palmyra, south Fremantle, Palmyra, Beaconsfield, Hamilton Hill.

In Applecross we service South Perth, Canning Vale, Victoria Park, Booragoon, Myaree, Como, Brentwood, and more.

To Make an Appointment Phone Today 08 6555 7786

Ph: 08 6555 7786
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6/42 Ardross St Applecross


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