Affordable LGBTIQ+ Counselling


Deone (she/her) is a queer Accredited Mental Health Social Worker in private practice as a counsellor. Deone is currently working as an LGBTIQ+  specialist and Transgender & Non Binary Ally. This is a Medicare funded service. Clients must have current Mental Health Care Plan from their GP to access counselling, both face-to-face and telehealth. Room fee payment will be asked if working. This is NOT a case management or a home visit service. Deone uses sessional rooms.  MentalAz does not have an office.

Interest areas include individual counselling of:

  • LGBTIQ+ specialist
  • Transgender Ally
  • Non Binary Ally
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Depression and Anxiety management
  • Stress management
  • Questioning
  • Sexuality Questioning
  • Issues with Family (not family therapy)

We are registered as: Sole Trader.

More details

LGBTIQ Owned and Operated: Yes
Qualifications: Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
Service Delivery Format:
  • - Face-to-face
  • - Webchat
  • - Phone
Service Delivery Location:
  • - All of Victoria
  • - Loddon Mallee

Cost: $$
Opening Times: Will be offering appointment's face to face in Bendigo from 1st September 2021
3 weekly appointments in North Fitzroy (Thursdays)
Zoom available weekdays


Wheel Chair accessible

How to contact us

Contact Name: Deone Drapala
Phone Number: 0407124186
Email Address:

Social media:

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