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She accepts you as you are and builds a trusting therapeutic relationship where you can feel safe and express yourself.

Izumi is a registered counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association, with over 8 years experiences.

She has worked in both public and private sectors and private practice.


​She is passionate about supporting clients to overcome their challenges and take positive steps toward a better future through counselling.


She always offers a non-judgemental and empathetic space to clients. Enhanced through her own experience, she has a profound understanding of and sensitivity to the issues of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


She is able to assist her clients to function at their best and achieve their potential through making meaningful change in their lives. Her approach is both respectful and collaborative, taking into account each person’s unique circumstances.

Izumi offers counselling to adults and adolescents.


​Australian Counselling Association Level 3 Member



  • Senior Counsellor: Offering EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

  • AOD Counsellor: Offering counselling to those addicted to drug, alcohol and gambling and their affected others 

  • Private Counselling Practitioner

  • Volunteer Counsellor: Offering grief counselling 

  • School Counsellor: Providing counselling to primary and secondary students to address psychological, developmental and personal issues. She has also worked with their parents.  

  • Education Support: Supporting students with developmental disorders as well as international students. She has also supported bilingual education. 

  • Volunteer Caseworker: Welfare support to asylum seekers


  • Marketer, Sales Planner, Overseas Sales: At a major Japanese company (5 years). The role included training sales staff and new employees.


Bachelor of Law(Sophia University in Japan)

Teaching Certificate in Social Studies (Secondary) (Sophia University)

Master of Counselling (Monash University in Australia)

Professional Training

Grief and Loss Counselling (2017~)

​Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling (2019〜)

Couple counselling (Gottman Institute Level2) (2021)​

Intensive Short-term Dynamics Psychotherapy (ISTDP Australia) (2023)


Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

Provider for Victims of Crime program 

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