We educate and mentor the next generation of therapists in the leading-edge practice of Family and Systemic Therapy.

We ease distress, one meaningful
conversation at a time.

Williamsroad is a clinical practice & community of Systemic and Family therapists.

We know it is hard to seek help, but you are not alone. We have a depth of knowledge, experience and research that makes change possible. Williamsroad is a specialist training Centre.


4 Day Intensive

Core Ideas and Practices of Family Therapy

Dates: 3rd, 4th & 10th, 11th of Feb, 2023

Why Family & Systemic Therapy?

Each family is a unique emotional system. Family members experience trauma, stress, and conflict differently, which can cause suffering.

Family therapy helps to reduce conflict, build positive interactions, create mutual understanding and help each other through hardships. Family Therapy mobilises individual and family strengths to support change.

Our highly experienced therapists help you have those difficult conversations that do not blame or judge but heal a relationship. We can help you manage crises, make sense of terrible events and free you from the impacts of trauma.


Our specialist Family Therapists can help you

Family and Systemic Therapy services for individuals, families, and communities. The presenting issues may include:
  • Couple relationships
  • Complexities in parenting and step-parenting
  • Parenting children with special needs, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Depression, social anxiety, school refusal
  • Learning and Behaviour difficulties in children & adolescents
  • Cascading loss, complex grief and family tensions
  • Recovering from abuse, domestic violence and past trauma experiences
  • Recovering from mental illness
  • Acute or chronic illnesses, functional neurological disorders and somatic symptoms
  • Anxieties, panic disorder, depression, substance abuse, addictions

Ask us about the best treatment for you. Call us on 9532 9990 or email info@williamsroad.vic.edu.au


Our Therapists

The Williamsroad Family Therapy clinicians are specialist Family Therapists working together as private practitioners.

All therapists have primary professional training and full registration as either Psychologists with specialisations in Clinical Counselling and Education and developmental psychology Mental Health Social  Workers, Doctors, Mental Health Nurses and other mental health professionals with many years of specialty experience and training.

As a group practice, we see clients and are lecturers and supervisors in the:
ACU Certificate in Family and Systemic Therapy.
ACU Graduate Diploma in Family and Systemic Therapy.
Masters in Family and Systemic Therapy.

Our therapists have a depth of experience in their primary profession, as well as training in many other forms of therapy and counselling.


WRFTC Clinic

Founded in 1979, Williamsroad was the first private Family Therapy Centre in Australia integrating advanced Family Therapy training and clinical practice. This tradition continues with The Family Therapy Clinic.

The Willimasroad Family Therapy Clinic is staffed by WRFTC Registrars and provides therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families. The WRFTC Clinic is core to our postgraduate training and supervision program, where Registrars provide therapy under the close supervision of an experienced practitioner.

Education and Training

Williamsroad offers a range of entry level and specialist postgraduate training programs. These include:
  • Core Ideas and Practices in Family and Systemic Therapy- 4 Day Intensive
  • ACU Graduate Certificate in Family & Systemic Therapy
  • ACU Graduate Diploma in Family and Systemic Therapy
  • ACU Master of Family and Systemic Therapy

Many of our graduates have gone on to become senior clinicians and leaders in mental and community health in Australia and abroad.

WRFTC Registrar Program

We offer a Family Therapy Registrar program. Professionals who are enrolled in The Australian Catholic University Graduate Diploma or the Australian Catholic University Masters in Family and Systemic Therapy, are eligible to apply to work, under supervision, with clients from The Family Therapy Clinic.


Family Therapy Experiences


Williamsroad Family Therapy Centre acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work, the Bunurong/Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise the rich reservoir of knowledge and ways of learning of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.