Online Psychotherapy, Counselling & Clinical Supervision now available!

For more information or to schedule an online consult please contact Nerida on 0408 024 308.

I'm so glad you found me!

My name is Nerida Dunkerley, I offer psychotherapy & counselling to individuals and couples, families and groups in a safe, confidential and culturally supportive environment specialising in couples and family counselling, addiction, premarital counselling and individual counselling.

I am an exceptionally skilled and compassionate counsellor/psychotherapist with 30 years’ professional experience in both private practice and in the health sector.

I have completed a Masters of Counselling & Psychotherapy; a Bachelor of Counselling and am a clinical member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).  I am also a PACFA Accredited Clinical Supervisor who is passionate about self-care and has a “therapist first” approach to supervision.

I am a trained Dialectical Behaviour Therapist (DBT) and facilitate DBT groups in Private Psychiatric Hospital.  I have extensive experience working with clients who have a history of experiencing traumatic events including complex trauma. My therapeutic approach includes Somatic and Schema therapy as well as Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR)

I am a Certified Facilitator in the Prepare/Enrich marriage preparation programme and I have completed Level 1 and 2 John Gottman Method Couples Therapy Training.


Nerida Dunkerley is available for appointments at:
Padstow Community Care, Shop 4/23 Cahors Road, Padstow NSW 2211

For more information or to book an appointment phone Nerida on 0408 024 308 or complete the form below.

Emergency Contacts

If you are in Sydney, in an emergency situation or you urgently need support please call the following numbers:

13 11 14
(24 hours / 7 days a week)

Salvo Care Line
(02) 9331 6000

Central Sydney Mental Health Crisis Team
1800 636 825

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention
1300 363 622

Mensline Australia
1300 789 978

1300 224 636
(24 hours / 7 days a week)