When was the last time you held space for yourself?

A boutique counselling & coaching practice

Change your relationship with your thoughts & feelings

As women, we try to do it all at every stage of life.

We suffer in silence, carrying a mental load that is often heavy to shoulder.

Being mentally exhausted or striving to keep up with expectations can leave us feeling overwhelmed, stuck or anxious.

Managing life and all that it brings can be easier with the right support and skills.

I believe it’s okay to ask for help.

In fact, I think it’s a privilege to hear your story – it takes courage to share.  


Supporting women through their life transitions


Simple mental health & wellness strategies to create change


Degree qualified & using evidence-based approaches


A broad range of counselling services including treatment for:

Mental Fitness

Anxiety and stress
Depression and sadness
Low self-esteem
Grief and loss


Relationships & Family

Communication gaps
Conflict and boundaries
Breakdown and changes
Co-parenting and separation


Career & Work Life

Work related pressures
Difficulties with co-workers
Changes and goals
Work/life balance


New Parenting

Parent adjustments
Managing child misbehaviour
Parent-child relationships
Parenting courses

What Are You Waiting For...

Be more than your thoughts. Be the awareness behind them.

office location

U1, Lancaster Hall Building | Wesley Centre, 20-22 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2604

Clinic Hours

Tuesdays 8:45am-6:30pm
Thursdays 5:00pm-6:30pm
Fridays 8:30am-6:30pm
Saturdays 9:30am-1:30pm (1 Saturday per month)


Phone: 02-5300 2811 or 0491 155210
Email: talktome@theupsideofme.com.au

Women finally put themselves first.  They seek support to un-complicate their lives, to stop feeling overwhelmed or anxious, to gain clarity and skills in relation to a problem or  learn to feel better within themselves.

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Counselling session duration is 60 minutes. Fees are kept affordable at $110.00.

Eligible health fund members may be entitled to a benefit. 

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Joining a group course offers you a different perspective, links you with others that often feel the same as you and provides a lovely safety net. Care is taken to ensure the right mix of people for each course.

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Canberra based counsellor and mental health advocate, Lisa Anderson is passionate about supporting women and their families to live a rich life.

She is actively involved in the community including receiving awards for her contributions.

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The relaxing office space is located at U1, Lancaster Hall Building | Wesley Centre, 20-22 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2603. 

The office entrance faces Fitzroy Street and FREE parking is via boom gate entry on Fitzroy Street.

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