River of Hope Individual Counselling Services

Online or Face to Face Individual Counselling

– Specific for your Individual needs

River of Hope Individual Counselling Services

River of Hope Counselling services provides holistic therapeutic counselling and coaching from a trauma informed lens for individuals and families.
Christine has experience working with males and females of all ages from teenagers/young adults right through to older adults.
Counselling modalities include, narrative therapy, emotion focused therapy, Internal family systems therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance commitment therapy and compassion therapy.
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Christine Battams Counsellor


  •  Masters In Community Counselling (Master Comm Couns.)2022
  • Attachment and Trauma Theory. 2020
  • Certified Shark Tank Facilitator.  Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence Recovery. 2019
  • CHCMHS001 ‘Work with People with Mental health Issues’ CHCCCS016 ‘Respond to Clients Needs’. 2017

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Counselling Association Registered

Areas of Counselling include: 

Childhood Abuse and Neglect
Insecure Attachment
Domestic Violence
Grief and Loss
Self Esteem

Individual Counselling Sessions

  • 1 Hour or 2 Hour Sessions can be booked
  • Your sessions can be weekly, fortnightly or monthly – daytime or evening – at a time convenient to you
  • All sessions are confidential
  • You will build core strength and capacity and skills personally and as a parent
  • Your story will be heard with no judgment
  • There will be an emphasis on you to feel safe, understood and known
  • Counselling can be online in the comfort of your own home or in person
  • Additional resources can be introduced as optional reading, listening

Counselling Costs

  • 50 minute Counselling session $100 (Online)
  • 60-70 minute Counselling session $120 (Online)
  • Onsite In-person Counselling session $150
  • NDIS Client Counselling session

In person Counselling Sessions are held at Chrysalis Counselling Centre in Ringwood North.

Payments can be made by Direct Bank Transfer or Credit Card. Prices include GST

Discovery Call

FREE $40 for April, 2024

✔ Discovery Call – With Christine (30mins)


Have a question or need some advice? Take advantage of a 30 min sessions with Christine.
During this session, you will meet with Christine to talk through your question regarding a parenting or relational struggle you would like to discuss. Our goal in these short sessions is to help you gain clarity, connection and growth in your relationships.
*These is only 1 FREE Discovery call available per client.