Meet  Jessie Paterson
Registered Psychotherapist Bella Vista

Jessie is a highly sort after individual, family, relationship therapist and parenting expert. Jessie is an experienced and registered psychotherapist who has been involved in the care and management of clients for many years. She delivers client focused therapy across a range of areas. These include, relationships, intimacy, parenting, separation, co-parenting, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, stress management and life changes.


Jessie's warmth and compassion makes her clients feel quickly at ease. She is non-judgmental, kind, caring, has a great sense of humour and brings with her a generous dedication to problem solving.

As a published author and talented speaker, Jessie is regularly sort after to share her knowledge as a thought leader on relationships and parenting. Jessie presents at and attends conferences, workshops and professional development courses to maintain the highest and most current understanding of research on attachment, relationship empowerment and interpersonal neurobiology. Jessie commitment to her ongoing professional development helps to provide the best service, knowledge and support for her clients. 

If you would like to know more about Jessie, you can read her interview on our blog

Areas of Interest

  • Relationship and Couples Counselling

  • Intimacy 

  • Family Therapy

  • Pre-Marriage Education 

  • Parenting and Parent Education

  • Separation

  • Co-parenting Challenges

  • Child Therapy

  • Adolescent Therapy

  • Self-empowerment for men, women and children

  • Childhood Anxiety

  • Childhood behavioural Issues 

  • Men's Depression

  • Trauma

  • Anxiety

  • Attachment Issues


Location - Bella Vista

Specalised Training 

  • Post-Graduate Process Psychotherapy

  • BA (Primary Education)

  • Multi- Generational Trauma. Healing the past to heal the present, with Terry Real

  • Sexuality, Intimacy and Australian Bush Flower Essence 

  • Attachment Theory

  • Inter-generational couples therapy

  • Relational Life Therapy (working with men)

  • School Refusal 

  • Childhood Anxiety

  • Mothering our Sons

  • Working with Families with Complex Needs

  • Helping Anxious Kids, with Lynn Lyons

  • HeartMath 1 - Stress, Anxiety and Emotional Regulation.

  • Intune Families - Autism Acceptance Advocate  

  • Prepare Enrich Pre-Marriage Education – Certified Facilitator 

Facilitator Trainings

  • Circle of Security 

Circle of Security parents learn to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviours in ways which result in greater resilience, fewer behavioural difficulties, better relationships with family and friends, improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness. Find out more here

  • Prepare Enrich

Prepare Enrich is the world’s number one pre-marriage education program. Couples complete a customised, strengths-oriented assessment online, then combine it with in person sessions to learn skills-building exercises.

Couples will gain a comprehensive view of their relationship, learn their couple strengths and areas of growth. You can find out more here

Therapy Approaches 

  • Process Psychology

  • Attachment theory

  • Interpersonal neurobiology

  • RLT (Relational Life Therapy)

  • Solution focused

  • Compassion focused

  • Emotional focused


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

Professional Memberships

  • Jessie holds membership with PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling federation of Australia)

Work with Jessie

Jessie offers in person and online counselling for individuals, couples, families and children. Online sessions are offered via Zoom and in person session at our office located in Bella Vista, New South Wales, Australia.


In Person and Zoom sessions run for 60 minutes and cost $110.00 for individuals and 160.00 for couples & families.


If you are ready to work with Jessie then click on the button below to make an appointment.

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