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Ms Atia B.Tani

Ms Atia B.Tani

Mobile 0406 559 534
Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor

Atia B. Tani, Elephant in the Room Counselling

Mobile 0406 559 534

In times of discomfort or distress of being with oneself and others, we need a starting point, a beginning of hope. This can be a beginning of further opening up possibilities, to find peace and freedom with oneself and the world. I offer to accompany and support you in this sometimes very challenging discovery of the potential you carry within. To support you in believing that you CAN find a safe and comfortable place with yourself and with others. ...


  • The Genki Centre, 1 Arundel Street, Glebe, Sydney NSW 2037 0406 559 534 PHONE 0406 559 534


  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Assessment, Coaching / Mentoring, Workshops / Courses, Workplace Training, Clinical Supervision, Phone Consultations, Online Video Consultations 
  • Relationship, workplace, interpersonal and existential issues, grief and loss, self-esteem and fertility. Trauma recovery: post-accident/incident and interpersonal trauma - sexual assault, emotional and physical abuse and assault and childhood trauma, women’s issues, postnatal depression, divorce and separation, communication issues, emotional crisis, carer issues, life-threatening illness, life transitions, settlement and acculturation issues.
    Treatment of anxiety, depression, Post –traumatic Stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
    Mindfulness instruction and practice - used in management and treatment of depression, anxiety and pain management.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Anger Related Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Assertiveness, Bullying, Burnout, Carer Support, Childhood Issues, Communication Issues, Conflict Resolution, Creativity, Depression, Divorce / Separation, Existential Issues, Fertility / Pregnancy, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Grief / Bereavement, Guilt Feelings, Life Transitions, Mediation, Performance Anxiety, Pre-marital Counselling, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self Development, Sexual Abuse, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery, Workplace Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    Art Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Developmental, Existential, Experiential, Focusing, Marriage and Family, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Transpersonal, Trauma-Informed

    I employ an eclectic holistic approach in the choice of utilised modalities in order to accommodate the uniqueness of each person, couple, and issue. The treatment can include a person-centred, existential and Focusing Oriented Therapy, relational approach, combined with art therapy, mindfulness skills development and narrative approach promoting self-awareness, empowerment and personal responsibility.


    • BASS - Counselling - 2010 - ACAP
    • Certificate in Clinical Supervision - 2018 - Optimise Potential

    Professional Associations

    • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

    Quality Provision

    I am bound by Code of Ethics of Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia and by my personal ethical standards ensuring safety, confidentiality, respect, autonomy and my commitment to facilitate your progress.


    I have acquired my clinical experience over sixteen years of clinical practice as a counsellor and psychotherapist. I have worked in generalised private practice and in various areas of mental health, with clientele affected by intrapersonal and interpersonal/relationship issues, interpersonal and developmental trauma (sexual assault, abuse), fertility and other health issues, grief and loss and life transition difficulties. I have extensive experience working with individuals and couples, adults and adolescents with a wide variety of presentations including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, PTSD, personality disorders and dissociation.


    Please arrange your appointment by contacting me by telephone on 0406559534.

    Transport and Parking

    Glebe - bus and car.
    Street parking available close to the rooms.


    Variable dependent upon circumstances. Please contact me to discuss.

    Payment Options

    Cash, EFTPOS, bank transfer.


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    Ms Atia B.Tani

    Atia B.Tani

    Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor

    As a therapist with varied professional and personal experience, I understand that we all have different needs, experiences, challenges and wounds. I strive to be fully present to you and to what you need to discuss and share. I offer to support you on your way to change – whatever that may be. The choice is yours.
    My practice is informed by values which ensure that I provide ethical, confidential, culturally appropriate, professional and competent therapeutic service.

    • Glebe
    • Art Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Developmental, Existential, Experiential, Focusing, Marriage and Family, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Transpersonal, Trauma-Informed