Expert LGBTQIA+ Counselling


Bent Couch Counselling, founded by Shaun Williams, a member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) with 18 years in healthcare, is a Melbourne-based LGBTIQA+ counselling service specialising in fostering mental health and positive change within the LGBTIQA+ community, particularly focusing on individuals identifying as male. Shaun brings an empathetic, experienced approach to counselling that is personalised support that is rooted in Shaun’s journey as a CIS gay male and father. We provide 1-on-1 online counselling across Australia and in-person sessions in Melbourne, employing therapies like Talk Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy. Additionally, we facilitate group sessions, mentoring, and training, ensuring a comprehensive support system. Open Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm, with flexible scheduling available, Bent Couch Counselling is here to help you navigate life’s challenges in a safe, understanding environment. Connect with Shaun for a free 15-minute discovery call to explore your path to wellbeing.

We are a part of Bent Couch Counselling, who are registered as a: Company.

More details

LGBTIQ Owned and Operated: Yes
Qualifications: A distinguished member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) []
Service Delivery Format:
  • - Face-to-face
  • - Online forum/Group
  • - Phone
  • - Email
  • - Factsheet
  • - Website
Service Delivery Location:
  • - All of Victoria
  • - Melbourne CBD

Cost: $
Opening Times: Anytime


Wheel Chair accessible
Sight Impaired
Cognitive Sensibility
Joyful diverse group with rainbow flag, representing Bent Couch Counselling's inclusive services in Melbourne, online, and group support.

How to contact us

Contact Name: Shaun Williams
Phone Number: 0499487492
Email Address:

Social media:

101/370 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004
(Royal Domain Plaza Apartments)
Port Melbourne
Victoria 3207
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