Meet Paul

Paul Kamphuis is a seasoned Gestalt Psychotherapist, Counsellor, and Supervisor, holding a Master of Gestalt Therapy from Gestalt Therapy Sydney (now known as The Relational Institute of Australia). Over 15 years of experience (He started working in the mental health and disability sectors in 2008, and opened his private practice in 2014.). Paul addresses a wide range of clinical issues and specializes in:

  • intimacy and complex relationships
  • sexuality
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • family dynamics


As a clinical member of PACFA, he has undergone additional training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Relationship Dynamics, Working with mismatched libidos, Depth Inquiry, Transactional Analysis, Emotion Focused Therapy, Matt Ball – Suicide Narratives. Suicide prevention training, and Non-Violent Communication.

There are numerous reasons why individuals seek counseling and psychotherapy.

  • Overwhelmed by stress & anxiety
  • Facing challenges in relationships or separation
  • Grieving the loss of a loved one
  • Encountering difficulties in parenting
  • Grappling with past experiences
  • Struggling with addiction
  • Battling depression
  • Questioning identity or sexuality
  • Feeling a sense of disconnection or difficulty in belonging within society


Paul has been consistently listed on Google as one of the three best rated relationship counsellors in Newcastle for the past 7 years.


Clinic address: Room 4, Level 1, 744 Hunter Street, Newcastle West NSW 2302 (Bank Corner building, opposite Muso’s Corner, on the corner of Bellevue Street above Bank Corner Espresso Cafe).

Transport: Parking is metered and timed in this area, please allow additional time to park as there are limited parking spots and also some roadworks. Various buses pass by this location, look up public transport information on Marketown Shopping Centre (the Coles end off Parry Street) is a short 5 minute walk to the clinic and has 3 hours free parking.