Counselling Services

TAIHS employs both a Women’s Business and Men’s Business Counsellor.

Counselling services operate Monday to Friday from 9am-4pm, please speak with your Doctor, a Nurse or any TAIHS team member that you feel comfortable to request to see a Counsellor.

Counselling services may be accessed face-to-face or via telephone support.

Counselling services include:

  • Confidential assessment, counselling and intervention
  • Referrals to internal and external support services within TAIHS
  • Referrals to Link-Up for Family / Stolen Generation tracing

TAIHS works in partnership with the Townsville Health and Hospital Services to provide support to people who need assistance to maintain good emotional and physical health and wellbeing.

TAIHS Mental Health Services include:

  • Visiting psychiatrist: visits every Friday morning
  • Psychologist (Mon-Fri 9am – 4.30pm)
  • Individual assessment, case management, referral and follow up
  • Assistance to understand personal and emotional issues and support to address any issues causing discomfort or distress
  • Brief intervention
  • Consultation, planning and managing treatments
  • Access to counselling services
  • Referrals to internal and external agencies for crisis management

Opening Hours Monday - Friday, 8am - 4.30pm

Address 57 - 59 Gorden Street, Garbutt

Phone (07) 4759 4000


The Women of Wisdom gather together for yarn, laughter, to have a cuppa and morning tea while participating in fun activities.

This group also yarns together about how to improve self-esteem, understanding the cycle of violence, dealing with stress and family support.

The group promote togetherness and education and healing support from women in our community.

When: Fortnightly on a Mondays at 10am – 1.30pm

Where: Kevin Sailor Function Community Center, Echlin Street, West End

Transport is available.

Contact: Erica or Esme on 4759 4000 if you would like more information about how to join in and/or to arrange transport.

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