Meet  Jessie Paterson
Registered Counsellor Bella Vista

Jessie is a registered individual, family, relationship therapist and parent educator. Jessie is an experienced 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, seperation, 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 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 Issues

  • Family Therapy

  • Parent Education

  • Separation

  • Co-parenting

  • Child Therapy

  • Self-empowerment for men, women and children

  • Childhood Anxiety 

  • Men's Depression

  • Trauma

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • 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

  • Intergenerational couples therapy

  • RLT (Level 1, working with men)

  • School Refusal 

  • Childhood Anxiety

  • Mothering our Sons

  • Parenting Anxious Children

  • Working with families with complex needs

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

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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