Our Counsellors

As Director of The Oak Centre, John Larkin is our primary Australian-based counsellor. However, John is currently on sabbatical leave until July 2019.

During John’s sabbatical Lauren Hedley, an associate counsellor with The Oak Centre, will provide sex and love addiction counselling services. Lauren is the first Australian female counsellor to qualify as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT).

Lauren is qualified in sex addiction assessment and treatment and has met the following qualification requirements:

  • Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) from the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)
  • Adherence to relevant state and/or national Code of Ethics for a practising counsellor or therapist

If you would like to know more about our professional counsellors please call The Oak Centre on 0448 966 281 (Australia) or 61 448 966 281 (International). Alternatively, you can email us at info@sexaddictionhelp.com.au