Couples Counselling

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If you're married, or in a defacto relationship, and need a helping hand, Family Life can assist you. We offer couples counselling, where you and your partner can discuss and work

Couples Counselling

Home > Get support > Parents

Manage a healthier relationship with couples counselling

Sometimes relationships need an extra hand to get back on the right track – and there’s nothing wrong with getting support. Family Life offers professionally run counselling services, where you and your partner can discuss and work through any problems and concerns openly.

How do I know if counselling will help?

Counselling can help you stay connected with your partner, better manage conflict and understand each other. If you’re experiencing difficulties in your relationship, timely assistance can help you resolve your differences and prevent separation too.

What services are available to me?

If you’re seeking couples counselling, we have three options available. Each have their own merits, and some will be more suitable depending on your situation.

1. Family and Relationship Services

Our Family and Relationship Services is a safe, government-funded program available to most couples. Contact us to see if you’re eligible.

  • Four to six 50 min sessions
  • 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Couples counselling is charged based on your capacity to pay. Let us know your situation and we’ll help you find an arrangement that fits.

  • Sandringham
  • Frankston

If you would like to find out more, contact Family Life on (03) 8599 5433 or email info@familylife.com.au

2. Heartlinks

Heartlinks is a social enterprise that provides relationship education and counselling services. Unlike most government-funded services, Heartlinks is a user-pay service with flexible sessions and no wait times.


Initial consult between 75 and 90 minutes. Standard consult is 50 minutes between 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday and after hours appointments by arrangement.
Fee: Click here for further details

  • Sandringham
  • Frankston

If you would like to get more information, or to arrange an initial consultation, send an email to heartlinks@familylife.com.au or call (03) 8599 5488.

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