Are you facing a crisis?

Mens Wellbeing is a not-for-profit community association of everyday men supporting each other in our quest for wellbeing – for ourselves and those we care about. We are not professional counsellors, nor can we offer advice on matters of health, psychology or relationships counselling. If you are in urgent need call one of the crisis services below. It is an act of strength and courage to reach out for assistance when you really need it. Do not try and “tough it out” on your own.

It is important to understand that we cannot guarantee that any of these services will be suitable for your particular needs. Please exercise all reasonable care. We are not able to make a professional therapeutic recommendation for your particular situation.

Lifeline

13 11 14 - 24hrs, 7days

Family Law Hotline

1800 050 321

Legal Aid Hotline

1300 888 529

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800. An excellent resource for kids who need to talk to someone outside their family of origin. Staffed by qualified counsellors.

Lismore Men's Line

02 6622 2240

Mensline Australia

1300 78 99 78 24hrs - 7days Mensline is a national service that supports men who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties, particularly surrounding family breakdown or separation. We offer anonymous telephone support, information and referral for men around Australia, 24 hrs a day, seven days a week, for the cost of a local call. Mensline Australia’s counsellors are professionally trained to provide counselling responses and approaches that specifically suit the way men think and behave. They also have ready access to relevant information and referral to men’s services at any time and from anywhere in the country. Mensline Australia is managed by Crisis Support Services, a not-for-profit, non-government organisation that also operates a number of other specialist services.

Organisations providing non-crisis health, wellbeing and support for men

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Mens Wellbeing members providing services

Heart and Soul Matters

Ross Thompson Ross is a founder of Mens Wellbeing and has counselled in private practice for over 10 years. He focusses on the most demanding areas of relationship and marriage counselling, family dynamics and men's and adolescent boy's issues with outstanding results. He practices on the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane. Phone: 0409 551 475 or 1300 854 256

The Inner Harmony Centre

Director Phil Golding is a psychotherapist and counsellor. The Inner Harmony Centre covers meditation and personal development, men's work, and can work with any personal and relationship issues as well as spiritual development and empowerment for both men and women. The Center also has acupuncture, massage, yoga, pranic healing, kinesiology, and other male and female counselors and life-coaches. 142 Apollo Rd, Bulimba 4171. Phone: 07 3399 7876

Psychodrama Australia

Peter Howie is committed to a providing the highest quality experiential training in psychodrama, sociodrama, sociometry and role training. We have a strong vision and a strong mission and highly qualified trainers, educators and practitioners. Peter is a long-time supporter of Mens Wellbeing and is a skilled facilitator of men's groups. He occasionally offers programs specifically for men. Call 0411 873 851 www.psychodramaaustralia.edu.au/brisbane

Dean Olafsen

Dean  (Grad.Dip Counselling) offers counselling across Men’s Issues, Relationships, Grief & Loss, Community Education, Professional Supervision. Ipswich. Phone (07) 3812 7585 or 0407 038 483.

Compassion Coach

Denis Hay, MCouns, B.Soc. Sci. (Psych) A professional counselling service that deals with Men's Issues, Anger and Domestic Violence Issues, General Counselling. Internet counselling and Internet based anger program. Anger program has an 86% success rate. 2 Settlers Rise, Kilcoy and Australia wide. Phone: 07 5497 2782 or 0403 280 517