Ms Charlie Stansfield, Therapist, Sydney, New South Wales, 2008

Ms Charlie Stansfield, Counsellor, mental health social worker


Often enough, we do not know our own mind. In the process of dialogue with another person, we are able to clarify what we think and feel.
(Fonagy, 2006, p118)

I am a counsellor with over twenty years of experience working with men, women and younger people in Chippendale and Pennant Hills NSW.

Client Focus

  • Age Specialty: Adolescents, Adults, Elders
  • Session Format: Individual, Group, Family
  • Treatment Approach: Eclectic

Practice Details

  • Name: Ms Charlie Stansfield, Counsellor, mental health social worker
  • Therapist Type: Therapist
  • Fees: sliding fee scale, medicare rebates, free counselling for eligible victims of crime
  • Accepts Insurance: No
  • Company: Affordable Therapy
  • Years in Practice: 20

Approach Description

I have worked in a range of different settings including government and non-government agencies and this experience has helped me develop an approach to therapy that is confidential, non-judgmental and focussed on individual needs.


  • Level 1 /87-89 Regent Street
  • Chippendale
  • Sydney, New South Wales 2008
  • Australia

Secondary Office

  • 560 Pennant Hills Road
  • Pennant Hills
  • Sydney, New South Wales 2120
  • Australia

Hours of work

Variable please contact me for an appointment. I can offer Saturday appointments.



Ms Charlie Stansfield Practice Description

As a counsellor, social work supervisor I use a range of different evidence based treatments, but most importantly, I practise a holistic client centred practice that is culturally sensitive. I have training and experience in narrative, brief solution focussed and family therapy. I also practice cognitive behavioural therapy and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy).
In the past I have worked with people experiencing depression, anxiety and post trauma symptoms. I have also worked with people experiencing grief and loss including sudden traumatic loss and missing persons. I have worked with people who identify as victims of crime, and others with relationship issues, drug and alcohol issues, anger issues, and career and workplace issues, including workplace bullying.
As a long time practitioner of yoga and meditation I like to find ways to incorporate the wisdom from these practices into my work if it suits you.

I also run individual and small group workshops that explore writing as a healing practice.

I have not listed myself as having any 'specialities' as regardless of my previous experience and training, i believe that every person is an individual and regardless of the presenting issue or difficulties, everyone benefits most from an approach that is unique and tailored towards individual needs.

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