National Disability
Insurance Scheme

Why choose us?

COPE is an NDIS registered provider focused in delivering support for individuals with a psychosocial disability. Our support workers and recovery coaches are experienced and qualified beyond requirements.

COPE psycho-social support workers are trainee psychologists & counsellors with at least a bachelor’s degree in psychology or counselling. Our support workers have gone through extensive tertiary training to help understand and work with people experiencing psychological disorders.

COPE is a psychoanalytically informed psychology practice. COPE supports look at psychological care through a psychoanalytical lens that has been
demonstrated to help overcome lifelong debilitating patterns and entrenched issues. 

COPE is a multidisciplinary service who collaborate to help deliver effective mental health support across a range of services. COPE’s holistic approach and high level knowledge of capacity building can support you in your journey for self-discovery to live a meaningful life. 

Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy is an invitation to speak —
not only about what worries and troubles us, but simply about the things that

Psychosocial Provider

Our Psychosocial Support Workers are all Psychology/ Counselling graduates who have undertaken extensive training to help understand how to support individuals living with mental health difficulties. Hand-picked by our Psychologists, our Psychosocial Support Workers are empathic and passionate about supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties to pursue a meaningful life. Our workers are trained to help build your capacity to access the community independently in a sensitive and gradual manner.

Psychosocial Recovery Coaching

Our Recovery Coaches are qualified mental health professionals (i.e. Counsellors) here to support you in navigating the NDIS and motivate you to work towards your goals.

How our Recovery Coaches Help

Mental Health Focus and NDIS knowledge

Our Recovery Coaches provide high quality mental health support to engage in personal recovery and serve as a personal guide and mentor in implementing NDIS plans.


We work with you to repair, maintain and build strong relationships around you. We help you develop support plans that empower and strengthen your abilities to feel socially included. 

Build Resiliency and Independence

Our Recovery Coaches aim to support you to take more control of your life and to better manage the complex challenges of day-to-day living. We work with you to help you live an independent life and support you to manage your NDIS plan.

Centre of Psychological Enrichment

Professional & licensed therapists

Psychology & Counselling

COPE Psychologists and Counsellors are Psychoanalytically informed. Psychoanalytical psychotherapy is a deeper more personalised form of talk therapy which looks at the root cause of problems and what unconscious processes that may interfere with people living a meaningful life. Research has demonstrated that psychoanalytic-based therapies last long after treatment ends and suited for complex mental health problems.

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Arts therapy is a therapeutic modality that integrates creative expression through visual arts media with psychotherapeutic techniques to improve mental, physical and emotional well-being, by facilitating self-expression and developing new coping strategies. The creative processes used in arts therapy include drawing, painting, craft, colouring, sculpting, or collage. As clients create art, they may reflect on what they have made and discern how it makes them feel.

Arts Therapy

How Arts Therapy can help:

  • Bypassing the verbal requirements to encourage self-expression, communication
  • Using creative tools are modified to accommodate various fine motor skill challenges
  • Decreasing feelings of helplessness
  • Relaxation for people with chronic pain
  • Improving cognitive function and quality of life
  • Encouraging self-discovery and emotional growth
  • Providing emotional and physical integration
  • Teaching daily living skills to people with developmental disabilities.

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Meet our Team

Centre for psychology
Centre for psychology
Kylie Smith
art therapist
Play therapist

Be a Part of a Community

COPE offers a supportive and safe community for clients who all share their own unique lived experiences. COPE offers a variety of group activities such as outings, social events and group therapy programmes to COPE clients. When you are supported by strong relationships you are much more likely to achieve your goals. Keeping you connected through a community is very important to us.


 Taking the first step is often the most difficult, yet it’s necessary to begin your journey
towards recovery. The sooner you take it, though, the sooner your progress
towards a more independent and fulfilling life begins.


Contact us today & feel good again

COPE Centre is located just 5 minutes from Perth CBD, with public transport easily accessible. There is plenty of street parking on Havelock and Hay street and a parking station is located on Parliament Place. The front entrance is accessible from Hay Street. Look for the Cube building.