Why Pinwheel Psychology?


Our Treatment Philosophy

Pinwheel Psychology wants to support you through life’s transitions, and achieve real change, understanding and action in a safe way.

During your therapy session, female therapist Samantha Symes uses the recognised clinical tools and skills to guide her clients through life experiences and assist them to move towards lasting, integrated change.

The practice relational psychotherapy allows a client, in relation with their therapist, to better understand their own inner world. This therapy process examines patterns of thinking and behaviour that keep occurring despite attempts to change.

During therapy sessions the impact of early attachment styles are explored within current relationships both personal and work based remove stress and build confidence.

To help bring about change and create better emotional health, your counselling psychologist may also use other tools and techniques in the therapy session in response to the client’s needs:

  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Narrative Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy


Experienced Professional Psychologist and Psychotherapist

Female therapist Samantha Symes has the clinical experience and practical skills to assist her clients achieve lasting personal change.

She holds Psychology qualifications to post-graduate level, as well as a Business degree and a 4 year course in Relational Psychotherapy. She also undertakes ongoing professional development as a psychologist.

As well as her professional psychology qualifications, she brings to her professional counselling sessions over 17 years work experience which includes vocational rehabilitation and therapy.

Samantha Symes offers psychotherapy and psychologist counselling in a supportive environment. Her therapy style is authentic, and as a genuinely open and warm therapist, she guides her clients to enable them achieve positive treatment outcomes.

She is a Sydney therapist who is well accustomed to working with clients facing a range of personal difficulties and mental health issues for adults, including for example:

  • Helping people with depression
  • Anxiety treatment
  • Anger management counselling
  • Bereavement counselling
  • Panic attacks
  • Strategies for coping with work stress
  • Therapy for relationships
  • Career advice
  • Motivation and guided support to personal change

For a complete list for the treatment areas covered by Pinwheel Psychology, please see the therapy, counselling and mentoring services listed here.


Mental Health Services

Improve your mental health at Pinwheel Psychology.

Samantha Symes offers effective and supportive counselling to help clients improve their mental health.

Some of her counselling services include:

  • Strategies for dealing with panic attacks
  • Coping with stress at work
  • Help with depression, including treatment for severe depression
  • Understanding confidence issues
  • Overcoming periods of low mood
  • Treatment for anxiety
  • Support with feelings of hopelessness
  • Help with dealing with daily stressors
  • Grief counselling
  • Relapse prevention
  • Overcoming fear of public speaking
  • Diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders
  • Stress reliving activities
  • Addiction counselling
  • How to deal with anger

Find out more about the please see the mental health treatment, therapy, counselling and mentoring services offered by Pinwheel Psychology for adults here.


Career Coaching Services

As well as being a qualified psychologist and psychotherapist, Samantha Symes is also an experienced and successful career coach.

Her vast experiences in the recruitment industry, including employment history in sales, recruitment and career counselling, enables her to offer clients unique perspective and personalised career guidance.

Her career coaching and mentoring practice extends to strategies to cope with work stress and stress management, work performance and providing career advice to improve job opportunities.

Find out more about the career coaching and mentoring services offered by Pinwheel Psychology.


Two Convenient Private Counselling Sydney Locations

Pinwheel Psychology is a Psychology, Psychotherapy and Career Coaching practice that operates from three Sydney locations, making it your local psychologist for professional psychologist and psychotherapy services.

Pinwheel Psychology offers psychotherapy and psychologist services in Sydney’s CBD and Potts Point.

Read about the three Pinwheel Psychology location choices.


Book Your Counselling Session

Booking a therapy session at Pinwheel Psychology is easy.

Use our online booking form.

Call Pinwheel Psychology 0405 451 456.

For any other queries please email sam@pinpsych.com.au.

Clients are typically seen within 2 days from when they first call or earlier if possible.

Find out about therapy session costs.

Don’t know what to expect when you see a psychologist? Read how your first session at Pinwheel Psychology with a psychologist counselling will work.


Suite 902, Level 9,
84 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000 (near Martin Place)

Potts Point:
Minton House, Suite 30, 2 Bayswater Road, Potts Point NSW 2011