No, Referrals are not essential. However if you are being referred by your GP a referral letter can be helpful but this must be done with your full consent.
Do I need a referral?
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Helen Harrison from Power of Change Counselling & Coaching is a professional and accredited counsellor. She does Individual and Marriage Counselling. Specialises in self-esteem, relationships, stress and anxiety. She is a facilitator of Workshops, Author and Mediator. Her aim is to provide safe, supportive and confidential counselling in a peaceful setting allowing you to explore who you have been, who you are and who you may want to be. Her private practice is in Thornlands in Redlands City. Ph +61 439 889 969 Email firstname.lastname@example.org www.powerofchange.com.au