Jessie Paterson
Registered Psychotherapist
Languages Spoken - English

Jessie is a highly sought after relationship and family therapist. 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, relationship with self and others, parenting, childhood anxiety, low self esteem, 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 family 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. 

Areas of Interest

  • Relationship and Couples Counselling 

  • Family Therapy

  • Pre-Marriage Education 

  • Parenting and Parent Education

  • Child Therapy/Play Therapy

  • Adolescent Therapy

  • Childhood Anxiety

  • Childhood emotional and behavioural Issues 

  • School refusal

  • Depression

  • Trauma

  • Anxiety

  • Attachment Issues


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 

Professional Memberships

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

Location - Bella Vista

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.

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. Find out more here

Work with Jessie

Jessie offers online individual, relationship and family counselling via Zoom, as well as 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 $180.00 for couples and families. 

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