Counseling network

To supplement the advice offered in La Chaise Longue, the Counseling Network is a referral service for our visitors in need of one-on-one counseling. We provide the information needed to make an informed choice of a counselor based on factors such as specialty, geographical location and price.

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Bob Rich, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise

Dr. Bob Rich deals with almost any problem. He feels that he works better with victims than with perpetrators. However, he has extensive experience with just about any way people make themselves and each other miserable.

Therapeutic approach

He thinks in terms of NARRATIVE THERAPY, and uses the techniques of many approaches (including cognitive-behavioral, Gestalt, solution-focused, logotherapy).

Counseling format

Bob is now retired from psychological practice, but still works with people as a counselor.


Ph.D. in psychology.

Samples of work Depressed and need help
Want to commit murder
Why do I push people away?
Nervous about public speaking
Want to overcome addictive personality
WWW site Anxiety and Depression Help Site
Site description Counseling explained in easy to understand language. Lots of advice. Books for sale: "Anger & Anxiety: Be in charge of your emotions and control phobias"; "Personally Speaking: Single session email therapy"; "Cancer: A personal challenge". Internet counseling.
Phone number +61 3 5962 3875
Address Healesville, Victoria, Australia 3777
Price card Internet: email $Au45 per message Phone: $50 per hour
Method of payment Cash or cheque for face to face. Cheque or direct deposit for internet clients from within Australia. Paypal for people elsewhere
Other notes "Therapy is magic. I don't know how my clients do it." Steve de Shazer.

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