Vanessa Harnischmacher


Vanessa is at Rough Patch on Fridays 9am-12pm and is also available for Zoom sessions.


My Specialties

Works with individuals and couples, relationship and family issues, and separation; parenting; illness and chronic illness; grief and loss; work and career issues; and life changes.

About Me

Vanessa is an ACA registered counsellor, who works with young people, individuals, couples and families to help manage life’s transitions and challenges. She understand that challenges are an unavoidable part of life, but that they can also be an opportunity for personal growth. Vanessa works with people to help them find realistic ways to reach their goals and experience more fulfilling relationships. She is collaborative, non-judgemental and empathic, and will focus on your strengths, values and needs.

Vanessa has experience supporting people through separation, illness, loss, and death; parenting, relationship and family issues; work and career issues; and life changes. She can support you to find ways to make positive changes for a more fulfilling and contented life.

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