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EMbrace Program Counsellors are appropriately trained and experienced mental health professionals who possess tertiary qualifications and are registered with nationally recognised professional associations, e.g. Psychologists Registration Board of Queensland, Australian Association of Social Workers; Psychotherapists and Counselling Federation of Australia.   

What does Counselling involve?

Referrals to Counselling

for a list of EMbrace program Counsellors call 1300 309 508


EMbrace Program Counsellors are professionally bound by the guidelines, policies and procedures of EMbrace Program, which are in accordance with the DES Privacy Policy Statement (refer section 15.6 of the FMPM).  EMbrace Program counselling information may only be revealed when:


1800 Telephone Number

EMbrace Program provides a free 24 hour confidential crisis telephone counselling service for volunteers, staff and their immediate family members. The service is pager operated. Upon calling the free 1800 telephone number you will be asked to leave your contact details so a EMbrace Program counsellor can return your call as soon as possible. The free telephone counselling service is aimed at providing assistance to those who require immediate help or support.

Free Call: 1800 805 980

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Last updated 1 June 2009