Humans Being are a counselling service dedicated to truly understanding you in order to work with you to help achieve your goals. We provide an holistic approach to your care to ensure that we support the whole you and enabling you to be the best version of yourself. Humans Being applies a mindfulness approach to our counselling service, encouraging you to experience life with curiosity, acceptance and vitality. Life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting, but we're here to guide you through those obstacles. We specilise in working with young adults & adults and work through a range of difficulties.
Some of the challenges we work with are:
- Anxiety concerns (including worry, panic attacks, social anxiety, perfectionism, phobias, obsessive compulsive symptoms and post-traumatic stress)
- Depressive & mood concerns
- Stress Management
- Low self esteem & low self worth
- Existential dilemmas (finding hope, meaning and purpose in life, and clarifying life direction)
- Questioning gender / sexual Identity
- Interpersonal difficulties (Relationships, Friendships, Family)
- Work-related issues, including work stress, bullying and conflict resolution
- Parenting concerns
- Sleep disturbances
- Anger Management
- School related issues (including study stress, school refusal, bullying, and friendship difficulties)
- Addictive Behaviors
- Recovery from abuse and/or trauma
“Everything can be taken from a man but... the last of the human freedoms - to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.”
Humans Being are a growing, passionate team of mental health professionals, consisting of registered psychologists & accredited mental health social workers. The team consist of highly reputable, skilled clinicians with many years of experience. We ensure that all of our counsellors have a genuine, caring approach and will work with you to ensure that you receive all the support that you deserve.
Jeremy Neumann - Director
Jeremy has an academic background in business and psychology and is an experienced youth/family and adult counsellor and an accredited Mental Health Social Worker (BBus; GDipPsych; MSW, AMHSW). He has a breadth of clinical experience across both the public and the private sectors and has a clinical interest working with people through anxiety, life transitions, identity and depression. He currently works part time as a senior clinician at headspace and is the director of Humans Being Counselling. He has a strong grounding in mindfulness based approaches, completing further training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MBCBT), and incorporates the ideals of everyday mindfulness into his practice. He has further training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and also Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy for working with trauma. Jeremy’s professional yet relaxed interpersonal style creates a welcoming and engaging space for clinical exploration, goal setting and insight development. Jeremy’s therapeutic style empowers the client as the expert of their own life, drawing on positive psychology and holistic approaches to intervention.
Adolescence & Young Adults
Individual counselling sessions are strictly confidential and provides a safe space for you to discuss anything on your mind and address any mental health concerns that you have. We’ll work together to understand what's happening in your life, the positives & challenges and explore ways to approach any of your goals. Our approach is warm, non judgmental and holistic, meaning working with the whole of you.
We work individually with adults to explore your strengths and challenges and work with you to achieve your goals. We can also work with you and your partner to further help you understand one another and work through any hurdles or difficulties that you may be experiencing.
We can provide tailored evidence based workshops within your organisation, workplace or school. This includes mindfulness, stress management and managing anxiety workshops. Contact us for more information.
Humans Being in the Media
Australians are rushing to mental health providers. But they're waiting months for an appointment
SBS News (The Feed)
How a professional organiser learnt to reclaim her evenings
The Age, SMH, Brisbane Times