Erla Marx Newhouse - Life Supports Counsellor

Erla Marx Newhouse

Masters Couple and Family Therapy
Bachelor of Social Work


  • Office


  • Medicare
  • Mental Health Care Plan
  • Private Health Insurance

Erla Marx-Newhouse is a highly skilled and compassionate counsellor with over 18 years’ experience.  She is a member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, and the AASW. In addition to her private practice, Erla has a diverse professional counselling background that spans the community health, education, private and government sectors. Erla provides specialist support to children, adolescents, individual adults, couples and families.

Erla is insightful, caring and supportive. She provides a safe and nonjudgmental environment for her clients to freely explore their concerns, and clarify solutions to a wide range of personal challenges. Erla’s therapeutic areas of interest and expertise include grief, trauma and loss; working with parents during the perinatal and postnatal period; and helping her clients to improve their personal and professional relationships. Erla equips her clients with effective and practical coping strategies, supporting them to move through difficulties and create lasting positive change in their lives. 

Erla has a client-centred and collaborative approach to counselling, tailoring sessions to meet the individual needs and goals of all of her clients. Evidence-based therapeutic techniques that Erla uses include Bowen Systemic Family Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Existential Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Specialist Grief and Bereavement Therapy. Erla is deeply committed to helping her clients experience profound growth in their lives and relationships.

Erla Marx Newhouse has appointments available in the following location: Killara