Rose Nicholls Qualified, Registered Counsellor

Rose is a Registered and Qualified Professional Counsellor, with diverse experience within the Mental Health Sector.

Rose is a level 2 member of The Australian Counselling Association (ACA)  which means that Rose has completed a minimum of 50 hours of clinical supervision, and practices in accordance with a strict code of ethics governed by this professional organisation.

Along with regular supervision, Rose also completes a minimum of 25 hours of ongoing professional development every year.

Rose has a strong focus on providing unconditional positive regard for her clients, and emotionally supporting people to reach their goals and desired outcomes.  Working from a non-judgemental, person centred approach; Rose believes that a holistic view to counselling helps to ensure that our physical, mental, spiritual and emotional quadrants are in balance.

 Various strategies and techniques are utilised  in consulting, depending upon clients individual needs, including:

  • Solution Focused Therapy, 
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person Centred  Therapy 
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Rose has experience in working in a variety of community support organisations, including The Salvation Army at Playford and Anglicare Exceptional Needs Program.  

Rose has consulted with a range of different work sites via the Employee Assistance Program including the Australian Energy Market Operators, (AEMO) and has previously been the onsite support counsellor for the staff at the City of Playford Council.

Rose has been consulting in Private Practice for the past 10 years, where she has fostered her desire to assist people in managing complex emotional conditions, including anxiety, depression relationship dysfunction, stress, trauma, self- esteem and self- worth.  Along with consulting in private practice, Rose has facilitated workshops on building self-worth and self-esteem and managing stress and anxiety. 

Rose facilitates critical care group debriefings in the workplace, and provides rapid response and critical care trauma counselling across various organisations in Adelaide.

Rose has a special interest in trauma counselling and assisting clients in recovery from trauma.

Rose’s personal style is warm, engaging and accepting of all individuals regardless of their personal circumstances.  This builds upon Rose’s professionalism and is evidenced by her enthusiasm to support and nurture individuals.