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Karen Grant

Registered Counsellor

Challenges in life can feel overwhelming. They often result in uncomfortable levels of stress, depression, and anxiety. They create barriers to wellbeing and impact relationships. Counselling can provide simple, proven strategies to address those barriers, manage the stress and anxiety, restore healthy relationships, and experience a new sense of wellbeing.


I offer a unique counselling experience. All my sessions are conducted outdoors. It's unusual in professional counselling but with care and guidance, the natural environment enhances the counselling process. Using evidence-based, person-centred therapies, my goal is to empower clients to understand and overcome challenges, and live their best life.

Karen Grant, counsellor, Blackmans Bay, outdoor counselling

Areas of Expertise

Families & Relationships
Grief & Loss
Climate Change Distress
Stress & Anxiety

outdoor counselling, sit & chat, Walk & talk, coastal track

My background is in outdoor guiding and fitness instruction. When I trained as a counsellor, it made sense to take my practice outside. I now bring all areas of my expertise - what I've learned from a life spent outdoors together with contemporary, evidence-based therapies - to offer a thoughtful, balanced, and practical approach to counselling.

I specialise in climate-related distress and anxiety. Having studied Earth Sciences at university, I have a solid understanding of both the science and implications of climate change. This background enables me to provide useful, well-informed strategies to address the psychological impacts of climate change and associated natural disasters.

I am registered with the Australian Counselling Association. Some of my relevant qualifications include:

Diploma of Counselling - Diploma of Sustainable Living - Diploma of Frontline Management - Cert IV Outdoor Recreation - Cert IV Workplace Training & Assessment - Cert III Fitness Instructor - First Aid Responder - Working with Vulnerable People - Bachelor of Psychological Science (under completion at UTAS)

Areas of Expertise
outdoor counselling, coastal track, walk & talk, sit & chat, Blackmans Bay

Contact Me

Click Book Online for details of sessions including dates, times and costs. Feel free to book an Introductory Counselling Session to learn more about me and how we might work together.

Some frequently asked questions are answered here in my tips for approaching counselling.

My Fee Schedule is transparent and aims to provide access to counselling regardless of your financial circumstances.

You'll find my privacy policy here and consent form here.

Please use the message box below for all other inquiries.

Karen Grant

Registered Counsellor

Hobart, Tasmania, AUSTRALIA

0493 555 606

ACA Registration 16563

ABN 93 137 384 698

WwVP Registration 770103554

Kingborough Council Approved Activity

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