Private Practitioners

A number of counsellors use our facilities during weekday office hours to run their private practices. Their services are not exclusive to members of Barneys. Please enquire or book directly with each practitioner, at the links below.

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Joanne Charles has been counselling since 2015. She studied Biblical Counselling at CCEF (The Christian Counselling and Educational Foundation) and then completed a Master of Arts in Counselling from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia), graduating in 2019. She taught Biblical Counselling in the Centre for Pastoral Studies in Chile, and is an online instructor for CCEF.

Find out more about Joanne


Lauren Errington is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Clinical Family Therapist (Master of Couple & Family Therapy, UNSW) who holds clinical membership with the AASW and AAFT. She has extensive experience working in tertiary level mental health services and private practice contexts in both Australia and Scotland. Lauren enjoys thinking with others about relationships, and as part of this currently teaches a subject on Families and Relationships at Charles Sturt University and is on faculty (Core Programs Coordinator) at the Family Systems Institute.

Find out more about Lauren


Clare Speirs is a clinical psychologist who used to see clients onsite at Barneys on Tuesdays. Her business is continuing virtually.

Contact Clare