Aren Ren

Languages Spoken - English and Mandarin Chinese 

Aren is a highly educated counsellor who combines her knowledge with her friendly, supportive and compassionate demeanor. Working with Aren involves gaining insight, collaboration and practical tools.

Meet Aren

Aren (she/her pronouns) is a solution focused counsellor who is dedicated to helping her clients find a path forward through their challenges. She believes that there are often practical solutions to troubles and is equipped with effective and evidenced based tools to share with her clients. Aren holds a thorough understanding of mental health issues that can impact an individual and their relationships.

You will find Aren to be an understanding, empathetic and attuned counsellor who creates a warm and safe environment for her clients. Aren moved to Australia more than 20 years ago and brings with her experience in the private, not for profit and public sectors. She feels very privileged to support her clients on their journey to a happier and healthier relationship with themselves and others

Aren is dedicated to assisting her clients to achieve long-term and sustainable changes in their lives. You can expect Aren to be an active partisipant in counselling as she takes a collabrotive approach to her work. 

Areas of Interest

  • Relationship and Couples Counselling

  • Individual Counselling

  • Effective Communication

  • Conflict Management 

  • Betrayal/Trust Issues

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Mental Health

  • Women's Counselling

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse

  • Grief & Loss 

  • Trauma

  • Life Stages

Specialised Training

  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) Majoring in Psychology, Marketing as well as Government and International Relations.

  • Graduate Diploma in Interpreting and Translation

  • Relationship Counselling and Gottman Training -The Relate Institute - current

  • Domestic Violence Response Training with Lifeline

  • Betrayal Trauma Training with Relate Counselling, New Zealand

  • Migration and Domestic Violence with Australian College of Applied Psychology

  • Healthy Relationships Workshop with South Western Sydney Recovery College

  • Exploring Alcohol, Drug Use & Wellbeing with South Western Sydney Recovery College

Therapy Approaches

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

  • Solution Focused Therapy 

  • Gestalt Therapy

  • Person Centred Therapy (Rogerian)

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Family Therapy (Bowenian, Strategic, Behavioural, Cognitive Behavioural and Experiential)

  • Compassion Focused Therapy​

Aren tailors her approach to meet the unique goals and needs of her clients.

Professional Memberships

Aren holds membership with PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling federation of Australia)​

Work with Aren

Aren offers online individual and relationship counselling via telehealth (video call), as well as in person session at our office located in Bella Vista, New South Wales, Australia.

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In Person and Zoom sessions run for 60 minutes and cost $110.00 for individuals and $180.00 for couples. ​

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