for children & adolescents

Debbie you are amazing and
I could not have asked for
a more supportive counsellor
for my daughter.


Ive done a lot of work on myself already I just knew i needed something more


A miricle worker


I can finally let it go now


Thank you thank you
and thank you


Debbie you have been an absolute
inspiration to both of us and
we will never forget the work
you put into the girls and also
keeping us sane in the process 


Watching a session
I fell in love with my son
all over again


About | Ladybug Counselling

Ladybug Counselling provides a safe and special space where children can express their emotions, concerns, and issues, through a process that is not always verbal. The expressive / play therapy process is tailored to each child's needs. 

Fully express your inner child

Debbie Seldon M.S

  • Currently undertaking Master's Degree in Play Therapy at Deakin University 
  • Masters in Mental Health Counselling (Walden University)
  • Trained in Art & Play Therapy
  • Trained in Grief & Loss
  • Trained in Sand Tray and Symbol Work
  • Trained in Child Centered Approach
  • Youth Work Certificate
  • Bachelors Degree in Community Welfare International Development

Play therapy isn't just for kids

Debbie has been working with children - adolescents and families for the past 12 years. Specialising in working with trauma and sexual abuse survivals and breaking the abuse cycle. Debbie has experience working with different cultural groups and religious backgrounds. Previously Debbie was based in Western-Sydney working as a child sexual assault counsellor and for the past five years has been operating in Bondi Junction in her private practice.

In the last 3 years, together with Brett Anderson of Energetic Arts,  Debbie has lead the creation of Camp Kiah, a therapeutic based camp for children and adolescents. Which to date has successfully supported many young people.

At ladybug counseling Debbie works from a holistic approach and uses an indirect (client centered). Process that follows the individuals's lead. When needed she will direct the session using a variety of directive play approaches, expressive therapy approaches and or talk therapy.

Debbie is registered with Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia (PaCFA) Provisional Registrant (Member 22874)

Holistic approach includes working with all the appropriate people in the individual's life and this is inclusive of family and carer's.


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