Helping you move from survive to THRIVE

Internal Family Systems, Somatic and Expressive therapies

Harnessing the healing power of trauma-informed counselling

Anita Balogh
Registered Counsellor

Individual counselling in Peregian Springs
Sunshine Coast

Transformative support in an emotionally safe environment where you can rebuild your relationships inside and out.

Could this be the time for you to re-consider your relationship with yourself? To bring understanding about self-judgement, perfectionism, addictive or self-sabotaging behaviours or shaming.

If you want to calm your inner chaos or break free of rigidity, you’re at the right place. Seeking counselling is a decision that comes from taking responsibility. It is also a sign that the parts of you who hope for change are now coming stronger together.

At Swan Counselling in Peregian Springs, I use trauma-informed, bottom-up therapies and Internal Family Systems Therapy to uncover the origin of your difficulties. This often takes us back to relational trauma.

You might not have thought about grieving as an important part of healing from the past. It is though. As you experience yourself witnessing what you had been through at a deeper level, grief will emerge. I will be with you to help hold it.

If you are grieving or bereaved by a loss and coping alone is too hard, I’m offering support and strategies to help live with your loss in a meaningful way.

Swan Counselling - peregian springs

Counselling Treatments


Loss and Grief

Don’t grieve unsupported. I’ll help you reconnect with life that has changed but doesn't need to stop. Learn to live mindfully with your loss and be compassionately present with yourself.


Individual Therapy

I'll help you reach to the root of your problems, heal from the past, so you can create empowered choices to bring change and purpose into your life.


Relationship Counselling

Suitable for couples, partners and parents who require help with ongoing, unresolved interpersonal conflicts and dealing with difficult or transitional times.


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My trauma-informed therapies help you

Find safety, acceptance and compassion inside and out

I welcome and respect all your parts

This is how I can help you

By selecting from a range of trauma-informed, expressive, body-mind focused therapies I can help you make sense of what has been going on inside you and why you have been feeling unsafe or disconnected. My overarching aim is for you to lead your life from your Self, not from fear, and find your purpose. Use compassionate courage instead of the self-critical threats that you might have been imposing on yourself for too long.

One of the most effective, evidence-based psychotherapies I use in counselling, in my Sunshine Coast practice or online, is Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS). You develop trust between parts of your inner world and your Self. We witness the pain and struggle of your exiled, vulnerable parts and befriend your protective parts that manage your life. If you want to hear more about this transformative therapy before making an appointment, I invite you to make a discovery call.

I believe people need to be heard and accepted rather than fixed, managed or solved. We got hurt in relationships, we heal in relationships too. I offer the first of the safe and healing relationships: the therapeutic one.

If you’re bereaved or suffered losses through major life changes I invite you to engage in my Resilient Grieving therapy.

Swan Counselling Clients


“Anita is a compassionate person and intensely interested in the well being and recovery of others.”

“Thank you so much Anita. I have thoroughly enjoyed the sessions with you (despite the tears!) and really felt value from the experience. I really like your approach and methods.”

“I can be on my own with my feelings better than before, I use to bottle it all up, so it’s great to be able to try and deal with this all so I do not end u where I was previously.”

“What I really wanted to say was thank you, as you indeed did catch me. You did also listen in a way that made me feel very much seen and heard, as on your face I also saw my pain reflected and it had a huge effect on me. I could never express how much and how important it was to me. I felt very touched too when I read your note as you can see many sides to me and give me so much hope, which has been in short supply lately. Thank you Anita”.

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30 Lakeside Dr, Peregian Springs QLD 4573

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