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Spark for Life psychology offers counselling for children, adolescents, young adults, and parents.

Carla is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience working with young people. She is passionate about helping young people increase their well-being and resilience. Carla works with adolescents, young adults, children, and their parents across a range of difficulties. She uses a strengths-based approach to help people find their Spark through identifying what is important and meaningful to them, then using this to inspire and motivate positive change in their lives while also teaching skills and strategies to help tackle the challenges of life.

Carla has expertise assisting with a range of interpersonal, behavioural, and emotional challenges. Some of the reasons that people seek counselling assistance include:


  • Worries, fears, or sadness

  • Challenging behaviour

  • School struggles

  • Social relationships

Adolescents and Young Adults

  • Self-esteem concerns

  • Anxious thoughts or depressed mood

  • Peer relationship difficulties

  • Self-harm behaviours

  • Difficulties with work and or study

Counselling services are also available through Telehealth via online services during COVID-19. Read our FAQ to learn more about eligibility. 

Each counselling consultation is 50 minutes in duration.  The first one or two consultations involve gaining a thorough understanding of your unique situation, in order to work together in developing a plan. A range of therapeutic approaches are used depending on the individual situation; these include positive psychology, Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and motivational interviewing to explore connections between thoughts and feelings and create sustainable changes.

Click here to book now or contact us to discuss the benefits of counselling for your situation.

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