Counselling Services

Unlock Your Potential with Personalized Counselling.


Embark on a Journey of Self-Discovery and Sustainable Change with Renee Claydon

My name is Renee Claydon, and I am committed to helping you navigate the complexities of your life with empathy, professionalism, and respect. At Intrepid, I believe that you can achieve remarkable and lasting transformations by becoming an active participant in the process of change.

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Personalized Approach to Counselling

My approach to counselling is grounded in a trauma-informed, person-centered framework. This means that I start by understanding your unique experiences and perspectives. I integrate solution-focused and strengths-based methodologies to not only address challenges but also to build on your inherent strengths. My goal is to support your recovery journey, empowering you to take control and direct the course of your change.

Tailored Support Just for You

Your counselling experience with me will be as unique as you are. My support is customised to meet your specific needs, allowing you to set the pace and scope of our sessions together. Whether navigating personal challenges, dealing with psychological distress, or simply seeking a better understanding of yourself, our sessions will be a safe space designed around your comfort and growth.


Tailored Pathways:
Navigating Your Journey to Fulfillment

Empower your journey with tailored life counselling for personal growth, career clarity, and stronger relationships. Start your transformative journey to success and fulfilment today.



Engaging in change with a sense of ownership fosters sustainable, positive transformation. My approach is trauma-informed, solution-focused, and strengths-based, prioritizing goal achievement and recovery.

Domestic and Family Violence

Domestic and Family Violence

DFV Counselling offers support for survivors of control and fear, promoting healing for women, men, and children beyond physical abuse. It addresses the multifaceted impact of abuse, empowering individuals to reclaim their safety and well-being.

Trauma Counselling

Trauma Counselling

Navigating the complex landscape of psychological trauma requires a dedicated, compassionate approach. My Trauma Counselling Service offers a safe space to heal, transform, and reclaim your sense of self amidst life's most challenging experiences.

Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety & Depression Counselling

Occasional sadness or moodiness is quite common, but clinical depression involves deeply intense, prolonged feelings without any clear, identifiable cause, seriously affecting both your mental and physical health.

Anger Management

Anger Management Counselling

Anger is a natural response to threats, often hinting at deeper life imbalances and potentially leading to depression. Recognizing and effectively managing its early signs can prevent harmful escalation. Learn to control it effectively-start your journey now.

Parenting Counselling

Parenting Counselling

Parenting is challenging, but seeking support and adopting positive techniques can greatly ease the journey. Embrace these strategies with the help of Intrepid Counselling for a smoother, more fulfilling experience raising your children.

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Diverse Counselling Modalities

To ensure the most effective outcomes, I utilise a variety of evidence-based counselling modalities:



Particularly useful for overcoming the distress associated with traumatic memories.

Domestic and Family Violence

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Focuses on what clients want to achieve through therapy rather than on past problems.

Anxiety & Depression

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Aims to improve mental health by changing negative and distorted thinking patterns.

Survivors of Traumatic Events


Enhances your motivation to change by resolving ambivalence.

Why Consider Counselling?

Unlocking Personal Growth and Healing:

Many individuals might wonder why they should consider counselling and how it can benefit them. Counselling is not just for moments of crisis; it is a valuable tool for anyone seeking to improve their quality of life, enhance their understanding of themselves and others, and manage everyday stress more effectively. Here are a few reasons why counselling might be right for you:

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    Navigating Life Transitions

    Whether it's a career change, relationship dynamics, or personal growth, counselling can provide guidance and support as you navigate through significant life changes.

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    Managing Emotional and Psychological Stress:

    From anxiety and depression to stress and PTSD, counselling offers strategies and support to manage and mitigate emotional and psychological challenges, enhancing your overall well-being.

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    Improving Relationships:

    By understanding your emotions and behaviors, counselling can help you build stronger relationships with others through improved communication and empathy.

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    Enhancing Self-Awareness

    Counselling encourages deep self-reflection, which can lead to greater self-awareness and a clearer understanding of your wants, needs, and goals.

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    Developing Coping Strategies:

    Learn personalised coping mechanisms to handle life's ups and downs more effectively, reducing the impact of stress and anxiety on your day-to-day life.

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    Achieving Personal Goals:

    With a focus on personal development and empowerment, counselling can assist you in setting and achieving personal and professional goals.

Unlocking Personal Growth and Healing

Navigating Your Healing Journey

My trauma counselling process begins with an initial consultation to understand your unique needs and goals. From there, I develop a personalized treatment plan to support your healing journey. Through individual counselling sessions, we work together to process your trauma, build resilience, and restore a sense of hope and empowerment.

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Initial Consultation

Begin with an in-depth initial consultation to understand your unique needs, concerns, and goals for therapy

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Assessment and Goal Setting

Conduct a comprehensive assessment to identify specific trauma-related symptoms and develop personalized treatment goals.

Therapeutic Intervention

Engage in evidence-based therapeutic interventions, such as EMDR, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), or mindfulness-based techniques, to address trauma symptoms and promote healing.

Step 4
Ongoing Support & Monitoring

Provide ongoing support and guidance, throughout the therapeutic process to track progress, adjust treatment strategies as needed, and ensure your continued growth and well-being.

Ready to get started?

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Traditional Custodian
Intrepid Counselling acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of the land and acknowledges and pays respect to their Elders, past, present and emerging.
Intrepid Counsellling is committed to creating a safe, respectful and inclusive space for people of all cultures and identities.
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