Kirsten Jensen – Play Therapy, Counselling & Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner

Kirsten Jensen Play Therapy for Children and Adults

Kirsten is an ACA registered counsellor and an APTA registered play therapist with

qualifications in psychology, grief, loss and trauma counselling and early childhood

education. She brings a wealth of knowledge in early childhood education and

development and a special interest in the effect of trauma on brain development and

interpersonal neurobiology.

With over 15 years experience working in Montessori education and with young

people, she is passionate about the importance of taking the time to form secure,

positive therapeutic relationships with individuals in order for them to feel heard and


Working from a humanistic, person centred approach she is passionate about how

beneficial play therapy can be for both children and adults in working through

difficulties resulting from life events, traumatic experiences or mental health

difficulties. Giving individuals a voice where words may not be found.


Service Areas

  • In person: Newcastle and the Hunter Region

Get in touch with Kirsten

Kirsten’s main support day is Friday.

  • Email:
  • Ph: 0450 357 552
  • Submit a Play Therapy referral – here
  • Submit a Play Therapy for Adults – referral – here
  • Submit a Counselling – referral – here
  • Submit referral for Positive Behaviour Support – here