Derek Boylen

Derek Boylen

Counsellor | Psychotherapist | Family Therapist
Online Therapy Available
Next available Tuesday, Dec 12th
Online Therapy

Hi! I'm Derek, an experienced counsellor with expertise in anxiety, depression, grief/loss, childhood abuse, anger, parenting and couple counselling. With a warm and non-judgmental approach, I help individuals, couples, and families navigate life's challenges. I lecture in counselling at the University of Notre Dame. As a person of faith I feel very comfortable working with faith if this is important to my clients. I am here to support you on your journey to a happier, more fulfilling life.


Master of Counselling,University of Notre Dame Australia and lecturer in the Discipline of Counselling at the University of Notre Dame Australia.



Client Type

adults, couples, families, groups, women, men, gender diverse

Therapy Type

person centred therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, emotion focused therapy, mindfulness, family systems, existential, narrative therapy, solution focused therapy, attachment theory, trauma therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (act), cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt), strength based therapy, Relational Psychotherapy, Humanistic Psychology, relational counselling

  • anxiety
  • stress
  • sexual abuse
  • life changes
  • relationship issues
  • anger management
  • burnout
  • motivation and purpose
  • conflict management
  • communication skills
  • affairs
  • insecurities
  • feeling stuck
  • grief and loss
  • social anxiety
  • addiction
  • abuse
  • parenting
  • upbringing issues
  • personal development
  • religion and spirituality
  • goal setting
  • pre-marital preparation
  • family issues
  • sexual intimacy
  • self harm
  • sex addiction
  • child behaviour and development
  • behavioural issues
  • issues
  • grief
  • psycho-social problems
  • attachment issues
  • pornography addiction
  • emotional control
  • acceptance
  • work-life balance
  • disenfranchised grief
  • mental health and wellbeing
  • childhood trauma
  • professional development
  • change and transition
  • professional supervision
Individual Counselling
$150 AUD
Couple Counselling
$200 AUD
Or free if your organisation uses Clearhead to provide wellbeing support
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