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Spiritual Counselling, Melbourne & Australia-Wide

Spiritual counseling is a type of therapy that focuses on the spiritual and religious aspects of a person’s life. It integrates spirituality with traditional counselling techniques to help you explore and find meaning across your beliefs, values, and life purpose.

What is Spiritual Counselling?

Spiritual counselling is an approach to psychotherapy and counselling which includes an individual’s spiritual and religious beliefs and practices as part of the therapeutic process. It is aimed at helping the individual to navigate difficult times from a spiritual perspective, such as the ‘dark night of the soul’ experience. This may include helping the person to find meaning, purpose, and a sense of connection with something great than themselves and navigated the emotionally challenging highs and lows of the spiritual journey. When working with a spiritual counsellor, you will be looking to uncover a deeper understanding of your beliefs and spiritual practices. On the flip side, some people have suffered spiritual abuse and require a spiritual counsellor in order to process the trauma of experience and re-orient themselves towards life.

How Spiritual Counselling Melbourne Can Help You

What Can Spiritual Counselling Help Me With?

Psycho-Spiritual Counselling

This approach is sometimes called spiritually-integrated psychotherapy and recognises the interconnectedness of psychological and spiritual factors and how they relate to a person’s overall health.

Grief & Loss

If you’re struggling with the loss of a loved one, or you’re experiencing a difficult period of transition, spiritual counselling may be effective in helping you to make sense and meaning as you pass through this process.

Spirituality & Faith-Related Concerns

If you have questions or concerns about your spirituality or religious beliefs, and you want to explore these themes in a safe space without judgement, a spiritual counsellor can offer support and guidance when navigating this complex terrain.

Emotional Issues

If you’re dealing with stress and anxiety, low moods, lack of motivation, or any other emotional difficulty, spiritual counselling can be a useful way to holistically approach your healing, helping you address both the psychological and transpersonal aspects of your situation.

Life Transitions & Challenges

Whether you’re currently dealing with a significant change in your life such as a new career or a relationship challenge, or just simply feeling lost and uncertain about your path in life, a spiritual approach to counselling can help provide support, guidance, meaning and practices to help you work through this time.

Personal Growth & Self-Discovery

If you are seeking to more deeply explore yourself and your relationship to life, then spiritual counselling can offer a judgement-free space to develop a stronger sense of self and explore how you might find more meaning and purpose in your life and relationships.

Ethical or Moral Dilemmas

Many people seek guidance when dealing with ethic or moral dilemmas and a spiritual approach to these challenges can be an adequate safe and support container within which to explore the complex moments.

The Benefits of Spiritual counselling Melbourne

What Are The Benefits of a Spiritual Counsellor?

Spiritual Guidance

Individuals who require guidance and support as they navigate their spiritual journey may enjoy spiritual counselling. This can help them to find meaning, purpose, and better understand their relationship to beliefs.


Spiritual beliefs and practices are one way to dive deep into our psyche and develop a more mature and grounded sense of self and counselling can help facilitate this process.

Comfort & Support During Tough Times:

Often during life’s most challenging moments, we don’t have a place to discuss grief, loss and meaning. Spiritual counselling can help us find purpose during times of difficulty.

Spiritual Healing

A spiritual counsellor offers an holistic approach to healing, which includes conversations around spirituality, can help people find comfort and peace.

Connection & Community

Spiritual communities can be both a deep sense of connection and a source of isolation, counselling can help navigate this tricky territory in a safe and non-judgemental way.

Emotional Healing

Spiritual counseling can provide a supportive and non-judgmental space for individuals to process their feelings and emotions.

Is Spiritual Counselling For Everyone?

Why spiritual counselling can be extremely beneficial, this doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s the right type of counselling for everyone.

For example, some people may not be comfortable discussing their spirituality with a counsellor. They also may want someone who shares their faith or is part of their spiritual community.

Moreover, some people don’t have a strong spiritual or religious identify, in which case spiritual counselling may not be an approach that is relevant to their needs.

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If you’re looking for a spiritual counsellor or a spiritual psychologist, Ben offers this type of therapy in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, and anywhere with a stable internet connection.