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Counselling for children, teens and adults

Toni Steenson of Spherical Counselling is dedicated to supporting each client to achieve the strength and growth in the areas they aspire to. 


Our aim at Spherical Counselling is to build a relationship of trust through forming a connection with the clients we see, using a people-centred, strengths-based approach.

We love working with people in discovering what it is that makes them who they are. Children's counselling, teen counselling and counselling for adults is available across the lifespan.

Spherical Counselling works with all age groups starting with children and young people all the way through to retirees and end of life counselling.


Some of the different forms of counselling practised include play-based child counselling, adolescent counselling, relationship counselling (which can include couples counselling, marriage and family counselling) life-coaching counselling, mental health support counselling, grief counselling, and end of life counselling.

General counselling is available as well as the more specific services offered below. 

Play Therapy with Toni Steenson

Therapeutic Play Therapy, also referred to as Play Therapy or Play-centered counselling, is grounded in the recognition of the significance and potency of play. It employs therapeutic play as a tool to assist children in articulating their feelings and thoughts and fostering more adaptive coping strategies.

Young Woman Considering Counselling

There are many pressures facing teens in society today. These pressures can be compounded by mental health concerns. Adolescent counselling offers a safe place for teens to explore and discuss what is going on for them in a judgement free zone.

Considering counselling? A Lismore Couple look to the sun

Lismore Relationship Counsellor Toni Steenson, offers couples counselling for all couples, married, defacto, (residing or not residing together), same-sex couples and gay couples in the Northern Rivers areas (this includes Counselling in Lismore / Goonellabah, and supporting couples online Australia-wide.

Life Coach Counselling with Toni Steenson - Toni coaching a client

Life coaching aims to empower individuals, facilitating their journey toward realising their full potential and enjoying  a more fulfilling life.  With tailored coaching sessions, Toni can assist you in gaining clarity, recognising your strengths and values, and providing actionable strategies to pursue your ambitions and aspirations.

A person receiving Mental health support counselling with Lismore counsellor

Anxiety and depression counselling can play a crucial role in supporting individuals dealing with these mental health conditions. Mental Health Support counselling provides a safe space for individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and behaviours, helping them understand the underlying causes of their anxiety and depression.

A person receiving Trauma Counselling in Lismore

Many varied experiences can lead to trauma. Trauma may stem from singular events or prolonged situations, and it might even persist into the present. The nature of trauma differs for each person and addressing trauma is just as distinctive unfolding uniquely within trauma counselling, empowering clients to navigate their own traumas.

People experiencing Grief and Loss

Throughout life, we inevitably encounter moments like losing someone we love, the end of a relationship, or reaching the completion of certain life stages. These experiences can leave us feeling a sense of emptiness if we don't fully understand them, which can lead to grief. By understanding why we feel this way and untangling the unique aspects of our grieving process, we can better accept what has happened and move forward without carrying unnecessary guilt or holding ourselves back.

Online Counselling with Toni Steenson at a computer doing an online counselling session.

Counselling is available online or in person depending on your circumstances and preferred format. Phone consults are also available. We recommend that if you are having online counselling that you find yourself a quiet and private space to ensure that you get the most out of your online counselling session.

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