Counselling

Counselling consultations at Hobart Breathing Space:

  • David Byrom is available on Monday and Friday all day, and from 4.30pm to 5.30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. David is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist with 38 years counselling experience, and is able to see clients with a Mental Health Care Plan from their GP or paediatrician, who are then eligible for a rebate under Medicare. 
  • Lauren Burke is a Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy intern, completing her PACFA accredited training with the Metavision Institute, and is available by appointment.
  • Jake William (Snepvangers) offers monthly Empowered Man Gathering groups for men 
  • Gilad Shavit offers group workshops for intensive experiential inner work

FOR MORE DETAILS and contact information see our practitioner page.

David Byrom1

David is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist with 38 years counselling experience. This includes counselling in Hospitals, Sexual Health, Rehabilitation, Schools, Employment Assistance, community agencies and in private practice, with children, adults, couples and families.

Working as a counsellor with a trauma focus, David works with people of all ages and backgrounds.  He has worked in the areas of torture, sexual abuse, domestic violence, loss and grief, critical incident management, cultural displacement, and other difficult life issues.

He believes that recovery from trauma restores a sense of dignity and justice and allows for more control over one’s life. This occurs when traumatic experiences can be transformed by a deeper understanding of the specific trauma and its consequential impacts on the body.  When people are able to better manage these impacts, the mind can often heal itself.

David is able to see clients with a Mental Health Care Plan from their GP or paediatrician, who are then eligible for a rebate under Medicare.

David’s engaging and grounded approach assists clients to gain the knowledge and skills to achieve meaningful solutions to problems. Interventions are designed to make sense and make a difference.

Approaches include:

  • Strengths focused counselling
  • Hypnosis
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)
  • In Vivo Imaginary CBT
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Relaxation & Mindfulness training

Contact David:

Phone:  0428 136 867    |    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Friday 29 January 2021 9:00 am
Event End Date Friday 29 January 2021 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 29-01-2021
Registered 0
Available place 8
Individual Price Inquire when booking

David Byrom1

David is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist with 38 years counselling experience. This includes counselling in Hospitals, Sexual Health, Rehabilitation, Schools, Employment Assistance, community agencies and in private practice, with children, adults, couples and families.

Working as a counsellor with a trauma focus, David works with people of all ages and backgrounds.  He has worked in the areas of torture, sexual abuse, domestic violence, loss and grief, critical incident management, cultural displacement, and other difficult life issues.

He believes that recovery from trauma restores a sense of dignity and justice and allows for more control over one’s life. This occurs when traumatic experiences can be transformed by a deeper understanding of the specific trauma and its consequential impacts on the body.  When people are able to better manage these impacts, the mind can often heal itself.

David is able to see clients with a Mental Health Care Plan from their GP or paediatrician, who are then eligible for a rebate under Medicare.

David’s engaging and grounded approach assists clients to gain the knowledge and skills to achieve meaningful solutions to problems. Interventions are designed to make sense and make a difference.

Approaches include:

  • Strengths focused counselling
  • Hypnosis
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)
  • In Vivo Imaginary CBT
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Relaxation & Mindfulness training

Contact David:

Phone:  0428 136 867    |    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Monday 01 February 2021 9:00 am
Event End Date Monday 01 February 2021 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-02-2021
Registered 0
Available place 8
Individual Price Inquire when booking

David Byrom1

David is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist with 38 years counselling experience. This includes counselling in Hospitals, Sexual Health, Rehabilitation, Schools, Employment Assistance, community agencies and in private practice, with children, adults, couples and families.

Working as a counsellor with a trauma focus, David works with people of all ages and backgrounds.  He has worked in the areas of torture, sexual abuse, domestic violence, loss and grief, critical incident management, cultural displacement, and other difficult life issues.

He believes that recovery from trauma restores a sense of dignity and justice and allows for more control over one’s life. This occurs when traumatic experiences can be transformed by a deeper understanding of the specific trauma and its consequential impacts on the body.  When people are able to better manage these impacts, the mind can often heal itself.

David is able to see clients with a Mental Health Care Plan from their GP or paediatrician, who are then eligible for a rebate under Medicare.

David’s engaging and grounded approach assists clients to gain the knowledge and skills to achieve meaningful solutions to problems. Interventions are designed to make sense and make a difference.

Approaches include:

  • Strengths focused counselling
  • Hypnosis
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)
  • In Vivo Imaginary CBT
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Relaxation & Mindfulness training

Contact David:

Phone:  0428 136 867    |    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Friday 05 February 2021 9:00 am
Event End Date Friday 05 February 2021 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 05-02-2021
Registered 0
Available place 8
Individual Price Inquire when booking

David Byrom1

David is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist with 38 years counselling experience. This includes counselling in Hospitals, Sexual Health, Rehabilitation, Schools, Employment Assistance, community agencies and in private practice, with children, adults, couples and families.

Working as a counsellor with a trauma focus, David works with people of all ages and backgrounds.  He has worked in the areas of torture, sexual abuse, domestic violence, loss and grief, critical incident management, cultural displacement, and other difficult life issues.

He believes that recovery from trauma restores a sense of dignity and justice and allows for more control over one’s life. This occurs when traumatic experiences can be transformed by a deeper understanding of the specific trauma and its consequential impacts on the body.  When people are able to better manage these impacts, the mind can often heal itself.

David is able to see clients with a Mental Health Care Plan from their GP or paediatrician, who are then eligible for a rebate under Medicare.

David’s engaging and grounded approach assists clients to gain the knowledge and skills to achieve meaningful solutions to problems. Interventions are designed to make sense and make a difference.

Approaches include:

  • Strengths focused counselling
  • Hypnosis
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)
  • In Vivo Imaginary CBT
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Relaxation & Mindfulness training

Contact David:

Phone:  0428 136 867    |    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Monday 08 February 2021 9:00 am
Event End Date Monday 08 February 2021 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-02-2021
Registered 0
Available place 8
Individual Price Inquire when booking

David Byrom1

David is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist with 38 years counselling experience. This includes counselling in Hospitals, Sexual Health, Rehabilitation, Schools, Employment Assistance, community agencies and in private practice, with children, adults, couples and families.

Working as a counsellor with a trauma focus, David works with people of all ages and backgrounds.  He has worked in the areas of torture, sexual abuse, domestic violence, loss and grief, critical incident management, cultural displacement, and other difficult life issues.

He believes that recovery from trauma restores a sense of dignity and justice and allows for more control over one’s life. This occurs when traumatic experiences can be transformed by a deeper understanding of the specific trauma and its consequential impacts on the body.  When people are able to better manage these impacts, the mind can often heal itself.

David is able to see clients with a Mental Health Care Plan from their GP or paediatrician, who are then eligible for a rebate under Medicare.

David’s engaging and grounded approach assists clients to gain the knowledge and skills to achieve meaningful solutions to problems. Interventions are designed to make sense and make a difference.

Approaches include:

  • Strengths focused counselling
  • Hypnosis
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)
  • In Vivo Imaginary CBT
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Relaxation & Mindfulness training

Contact David:

Phone:  0428 136 867    |    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date Friday 12 February 2021 9:00 am
Event End Date Friday 12 February 2021 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 12-02-2021
Registered 0
Available place 8
Individual Price Inquire when booking