Faye Hansen

Faye Hansen

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Supervisor, MAPS

Grad Dip Family Therapy, B Th, BA

Ring to ScheduleBridges CounsellingSydney(02) 9683 1444

Faye’s interests are in mental health, family and adolescent counselling and clinical supervision. She has worked as a counsellor since 1983, both overseas and in Australia. She is a qualified supervisor for intern psychologists and counsellors. She has qualifications in family therapy, theology and has lectured at Excelsia College.


Areas of Counselling Practice

Mental Health, Trauma and Abuse

  • Adult mental health issues
  • Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Anxiety including OCD, panic attacks, and stress management
  • Complex mental health issues including bipolar disorders
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotional, physical and sexual abuse – past or present
  • Rape and adult sexual assault
  • Self-harm
  • Trauma, past and present, including PTSD – EMDR (eye movement desensitisation & reprocessing)

Adolescent and Family Counselling

  • Behavioural challenges for adolescents
  • Body image issues
  • Bullying
  • Parental stress
  • Step-family issues


  • Anger management
  • Assertiveness and boundary setting
  • Communication
  • Coping with emotions
  • Counselling for pastors and ministry leaders
  • Grief & loss
  • Life transitions
  • Missionary debriefing and assessment
  • Relationship issues including same-sex attraction
  • Self-esteem
  • Student issues
  • Women’s issues


  • Clinical supervision for student and professional counsellors
  • Supervision or mentoring for pastors and Christian leaders

Professional Memberships

  • Fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA
  • Full member of the Australian Psychological Society – PSY0001139676
  • Accredited Supervisor – NSW Psychologist Registration Board and PACFA
  • Clinical Registration with ARCAP, PACFA, CCAA
  • Member – NSW Family Therapy Association
  • Member – Adolescent & Family Counsellors Association


My fee is $170 per session, usually between 50-60 min, and payment is made on the day of the appointment.

I am Medicare accredited with clients who have a Mental Health Care Plan obtained from their General Practitioner. The Medicare rebate is $84.80 per session for 6 to 10 sessions per calendar year.

Registered Counsellor Bodies

Registered Psychologist Bodies

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