Nursing The Mind offers in-person and online counselling sessions for people over 12 years and we specialise in Youth Mental Health. All counselling sessions operate within a Trauma-Informed Therapy framework with a focus on fostering safety and identifying coping strategies that work for you. Whether you have a specific issue to address or seeking general counselling to support your mental health recovery goals, Nursing The Mind aims to provide high quality, therapeutic care. We also believe in collaborative healthcare and will liaise with other health workers in your care team upon request.
Areas of interest include:
Faith and Spirituality
Mental health recovery planning
Relationship / Friendship issues including bullying
School and exam stress
Sexual and Gender Identity
Youth Mental Health
*Please note: Nursing The Mind adheres to Child Safe Principles and has the required Working With Children checks. Jacqui has 15 years working in the Youth Health sector including headspace.
Jacqui Cousins is a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse and has 15+ years experience working as a Youth Health Nurse within a variety of roles in community health and schools. As a nurse, Jacqui works in an inclusive practice model and supports the human right for people to access healthcare they need, without discrimination. Using a range of therapeutic tools, her approach to counselling is to create a safe space for young people to identify their strengths and interests, and the role they play in their mental health recovery.
Master of Public Health
Graduate Diploma of Nursing Practice (Mental Health)
Graduate Diploma of Christian Counselling
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Dialectal Behavioural Therapy
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra)
Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Inc (ACMHN)
In-person sessions $120
Online session via Zoom $100
All appointments are 1 hour. Payments can be made by cash, credit card or direct debit (online sessions). Some concession sessions are available, so please inform us if you think you may be eligible.
Please note: unfortunately our counselling services are not covered by Mental Health Treatment Plans. The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses is currently lobbying the Federal Government for Credentialed Mental Health Nurses to be added to the list of Medicare providers to improve access to holistic mental health services.
0492 008 886
Benchmark Corporate Centre, 93 Wells Rd, Chelsea Heights VIC 3196