Relationship Counselling

Nurture Stronger Connections At The Astell

We understand the importance of healthy relationships in leading fulfilling lives, and our certified relationship counsellor, Marcus Dally-Law, provides expert support and counselling for relationship problems.

Marcus is a relationship counselling specialist who is highly committed to comprehending, studying, and collaborating with diverse relationship dynamics. He will work closely with you and your partner to provide proven strategies that are powerful tools for fostering healthy and strong
communication within your specific dynamic.

To gain an in-depth understanding of the unique elements you bring into your relationship, we recognise the importance of getting to know you and your partner individually. That is why we offer customised services that are designed to cater to your specific needs and establish achievable objectives along with a personalised course of action.

You do not have to be on the verge of a breakdown to find counselling beneficial for your relationship. Get in touch with our relationship counsellor to see how he can help you and your partner improve your relationship and strengthen your bond.

Take The First Step Towards A More Fulfilling Relationship

Our relationship advisor can help with the following common relationship issues:

● Going through some major shifts in your lives.
● Trying to rekindle the “spark” in the bedroom.
● Having the same fight again and again.
● Dealing with unresolved issues from previous relationships.
● Finding it difficult to connect as you once did.
● Thinking of opening your relationship.
● Looking to navigate your co-parenting relationship after divorce

Marcus Dally-Law

Marcus is a highly regarded ACA-accredited relationship counselling with over 10 years of extensive experience in working with individuals, couples and polygamous partners. He specialises in relationship counselling, diversity in relationships and LGBTQI relationships. He is also available for counselling in a one-on-one setting.

Marcus has helped numerous people navigate changes in relationship dynamics such as a move from monogamy to polygamy, re-establish communication after a hurtful event, and rekindle intimacy and romance after kids. He uses solution-focused approaches for couples and partners to work towards a more fulfilling and loving relationship.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if relationship counselling is right for me?

Relationship counselling can benefit couples and partners facing various challenges. If you are experiencing communication difficulties, trust issues, frequent conflicts, or a sense of disconnect, our experienced relationship counsellor can provide valuable support and guidance.

Is everything discussed in relationship counselling confidential?

Yes, all discussions in our relationship counselling sessions are strictly confidential. We uphold your privacy and trust by adhering to professional ethical standards.

Do you see people who are in polygamous relationships?

Yes, our relationship counsellor sees people with diverse relationship dynamics including those navigating polygamous or open relationships.

How will relationship counselling help my partner and me?
  • Improved Communication: Learn effective communication techniques to express feelings and concerns without escalating conflicts.
  • Conflict Resolution Skills: Acquire strategies to navigate disagreements and conflicts constructively.
  • Enhanced Emotional Regulation: Develop tools to manage anger and frustration,promoting a more balanced emotional state.
  • Strengthened Bonds: Cultivate a deeper understanding and connection with your partner through mutual respect and empathy.
What is the relationship counselling process at The Astell?

Typically, clients are booked in for an initial 30-minute consultation to see if they and our love and relationship coach are the right fit for each other. If the client is happy, we will recommend booking a 50-minute follow-up consultation.

Keep in mind that clients will see our relationship counsellor individually during their initial 30-minute consultation.

How long does a typical relationship counselling session last?

A standard counselling session typically lasts for 50 minutes. However, the duration may vary depending on your specific needs and preferences.

How many relationship counselling sessions will I need?

The number of sessions needed depends on your unique circumstances and goals. Some couples find resolution in a few sessions, while others may benefit from ongoing support. Our dating and relationship coach will work with you to determine the best plan.

How much does The Astell’s relationship counselling cost?

● $80 for an initial 30-minute consultation
● $200 for an individual session
● $220 for relationship consultation

Is there a Medicare rebate for The Astell’s relationship counselling?

Unfortunately, we do not have a Medicare rebate at this point in time. However, if you wish to discuss payment plans, you are welcome to get in touch with our friendly team for more information.

What can I expect from the first counselling session?

The first session is an opportunity for you to share your concerns and goals with our relationship advisor, Marcus. During this session, he will also provide you with an overview of the counselling process and answer any questions you may have.

Why Choose Us?

Expertise and Experience

With over a decade of experience, our certified relationship coach brings a depth of knowledge and a range of effective techniques to guide you towards healthier, more fulfilling relationships.

Tailored Solutions

We tailor our counselling sessions to address your specific needs and goals while working on individual relationship strengths. This ensures you receive the most effective support for better communication.


Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. We provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space for you to explore your feelings and concerns while adhering to professional ethical standards.


Holistic Approach

We work in tandem with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive support for your mental and emotional health, as we recognise that healthy relationships are fundamental to overall well-being.

Meaningful Resolutions

Our relationship advisor is committed to providing ongoing support and guidance, ensuring you have the resources you need to work towards meaningful resolutions.

Transparent Fee Structure

We offer transparent and competitive pricing for our relationship counselling sessions. Your well-being is our priority, and we strive to make the process as seamless as possible.

Ready To Take The First Step Towards Healthier Relations?

Contact us to schedule an appointment with our relationship counsellor or to learn more about
our services.


Get in Touch


321 Napier Street, Strathmore VIC 3041



03 9113 0769