your counsellor


The founder of Room to Relate, Debbie Tiernan, is a practising specialist in relationship counselling, family therapy and counselling individuals.

In a safe space of non-judgement, empathy and neutrality, her counselling style is a gentle, thoughtful and carefully considered integrative approach of contemporary theory and evidence based approaches which include: Systemic Therapy, Person Centred Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy.

The sessions are for one hour and after exploring the concerns that bring you to the counselling session, Debbie will work collaboratively with you, to help facilitate your preferred goals of change and outcomes. 

Debbie's qualifications include a Master Degree of Counselling (University of Queensland), a Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling (Australian Institute of Relationship Studies, which is a division of Relationships Australia) and a Graduate Diploma of Counselling (Australian College of Applied Psychology). Debbie is also a Level 3 Member of the Australian Counselling Association.