Lyn Benson is a Counselling Psychologist, Family Therapist and Parent Educator in full time private practice in Seaford and Frankston, Australia.   Lyn also designs and facilitates Mindfulness and Skills Training Workshops and Parenting Courses both in Australia and Internationally.


Lyn's current workshop "The Joy of Mindful Parenting" is a  sessional group aimed at helping parents become more confident in their parenting.   This group experience participants will help participants learn to

  • Understand how to "be" in the present moment with themselves and their child
  • Feel less isolated in a supportive group environment
  • Identify, understand and modify reactions to children's behaviour 
  • The art of peaceful parenting

This Workshop is run regularly in Seaford and Frankston.  Lyn is available to run this popular Group elsewhere in Melbourne and Interstate on application.

 Please go to "Parenting Courses Frankston" Page for full details and Registration Form


Lyn works in the following areas:

·       Adolescents, helping them to achieve their full potential

·       Mindful Parenting Classes

·       Relationship counselling (including transition to parenthood issues)

·       Women's issues including childhood sexual abuse

·       Family of origin issues

·       Stress and work related issues

·       Anxiety including Panic Disorders

·       Depression

·       Addictive Behaviours



·       Skills training workshops and courses

·       Mindfulness Therapies

·       Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

·       Family Therapy

·       Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)



Lyn BensonMAPsS

Counselling Psychologist and Family Therapist

B.A., B.Ed(Couns., Grad Dip Soc Sci (Family Therapy)


Contact Information


Mobile: +61 417 114520

PO Box 410, Seaford Victoria 3198, Australia