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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Welcome to Aspire’s Employee Assistance Program

At Aspire, we understand that the mental well-being of your employees is paramount to the success of your organisation. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to provide confidential and compassionate support to your staff, addressing their mental health needs both in and outside of the workplace, promoting overall mental wellness.


Our counselling space is a safe and confidential place where you can tell your story, be genuinely heard and heal from emotional pain.”

Destigmatising Mental Health

At Aspire, we’re more than just an organisation; we’re a community of compassionate individuals who have walked our own paths through mental and emotional distress. Our mission is to provide you with a warm, empathetic, and safe space where healing isn’t just a concept but a shared journey.

Creating a Safe Space for Mental Well-being

As an employer, it is essential to create a safe and supportive environment where employees feel comfortable seeking help for their mental health concerns. By implementing an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), you demonstrate your commitment to the well-being of your workforce and encourage open dialogue about mental health.

Why Choose Our EAP?

Tailored Support

Our EAP offers personalised counselling sessions tailored to the unique needs of each individual. Whether your employees are facing stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges, our skilled therapists are here to provide support and guidance.

Confidentiality and Privacy

We prioritise confidentiality and privacy in all our EAP sessions. Employees can feel comfortable discussing their concerns knowing that their information will remain confidential and that their privacy will be respected at all times.

Accessibility and Convenience

Our EAP services are easily accessible, with flexible scheduling options to accommodate your employees’ busy lives. Whether they prefer in-person sessions, teletherapy, or online counselling, we strive to make our services convenient and accessible to all.

Lived Experience Perspective

As a 100% lived experience organisation, we bring a unique perspective to mental health support. Our therapists have their own lived experiences of overcoming mental health challenges, allowing them to empathise deeply with your employees’ struggles and provide authentic support.

Holistic Approach

Our EAP takes a holistic approach to mental health, addressing not only the symptoms but also the underlying factors contributing to your employees’ well-being. From coping strategies to resilience-building techniques, we empower your staff to achieve long-term mental wellness.

How Our EAP Works

Initial Consultation

At Aspire, we understand that the mental well-being of your employees is paramount to the success of your organisation. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to provide confidential and compassionate support to your staff, addressing their mental health needs both in and outside of the workplace, promoting overall mental wellness.


Counselling Sessions

Employees will then attend regular counselling sessions, either in person, via teletherapy, or online, depending on their preference and availability. These sessions provide a safe and supportive space for individuals to explore their thoughts and feelings, learn coping strategies, and work towards their mental health goals.

Quality Assurance

Aspire’s counsellors have professional body registration with either the Australian Counselling Association or the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. This ensures ongoing professional development and quality supervision. We also collect feedback regularly from EAP participants to, ensure the service is meeting their.

Get Started Today

Ready to prioritise the mental well-being of your employees? Contact us today to learn more about our Employee Assistance Program and how we can support your organisation.

Meet Our Team

Meet our team of experienced therapists who are dedicated to helping your employees navigate life's challenges and achieve mental wellness.

Jay Garland

Jay Garland


Jay is deeply passionate about cultivating a safe and inclusive environment, with a special focus on supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Jay is dedicated to helping people express themselves and feel authentically understood. With his rich cultural background and unwavering commitment to cultural sensitivity, Jay strives to bridge the gap for those who have encountered difficulties in accessing culturally-aware mental health services.

Kate Moody

Kate Moody

Lead Counsellor

Kate is our senior therapist and brings a wealth of expertise assisting people to overcome mental and emotional distress. Kate helps you to understand yourself more deeply and build new skills, as you rediscover your inner strengths, qualities and resources. Her counselling space is a safe and confidential space where you can tell your story, be genuinely heard and be assisted with compassion to make sense of your experiences and overcome challenges together.




Paloma warmly welcomes individuals to a non-judgmental and safe space for creative therapy at ARC. A form of therapy, that harnesses the power of creative expression to deepen one's understanding of their lived experience and promote overall well-being. Using various art-making techniques, individuals can freely explore and communicate their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. 

Get Started Today

We are enthusiastic about supporting you on your path to healing and personal growth. To learn more or to book a session, please contact us today. Your journey towards well-being and self-discovery begins here at Aspire Recovery Connection.

Book a Consultation

Schedule a consultation with one of our therapists to discuss your organisation’s needs and explore how our EAP can benefit your employees.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How our counselling services work?
Our counselling services embrace a collaborative approach that blends your individual life experiences with our counselling expertise. Our skilled counsellors deeply value the importance of personal journeys and may occasionally leverage their own experiences to offer you guidance and support on your path to healing.
2. When are counselling services helpful?

Our circumstances are all unique, as is the path towards healing. If you are experiencing any of the following, reach out to us

  • facing emotional challenges
  • facing difficult life situations
  • experiencing persistent feeling of distress or overwhelm
  • worried about your overall well-being, 

Seeking counselling is a significant and positive step to enhancing your mental health., counselling can help with:

  • distress associated with trauma, anxiety, 
  • depression, 
  • visions and voices, 
  • suicidal thoughts or disassociation and shame. 
3. How can I find a counselling service provider in Adelaide?
Contact Aspire Recovery Connection to have a conversation about our Counselling services. We are located in Mile End, just west of the city. Use this link, or call us on 0490 679 634

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Aspire Recovery Connection acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians, traditional owners of South Australia, and respect their ongoing living and spiritual relationship with the land and sea.  We respect and celebrate the many Aboriginal peoples and lands across the state. 


We also acknowledge that past government policies contributed to the marginalisation, disempowerment, breakdown of connection to country, removal of Aboriginal children from their family, loss of land and income, and loss of culture and language of Aboriginal South Australians.  

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