Counselling service

Dayenu currently has the following trained counsellors who are available for a confidential chat. Contact details are below:

  • Kim. Phone: 0408-652394. Website:
  • Dr Gávi Ansara is a Polycultural Psychotherapist and Relationship and Family Therapist. He has over 15 years of experience working supportively in Orthodox Jewish environments, one-on-one; with relationships and families; in schools and synagogues; and with community groups. Dr Gávi is available for an informal, confidential chat or formal bookings with all ages of people of transgender and/or non-binary experience, intersex people, and people who have felt excluded or mistreated due to their sexuality or relationship, regardless of religious affiliation or observance. He also provides guidance and support to partners, families, teachers, and rabbis. House calls possible in the Eastern Suburbs.
    Phone: 0416-776337 (not 'on call', unavailable on Shabbat and Yom Tov)

We have also listed other organisations our links page.

The Reach Out organisation provides some useful fact sheets on gay, lesbian and bisexual identity issues particularly for younger people.

Some of our members have kindly documented their stories, which are available for you to read on our Reading List page. There are also some relevant articles and papers of interest there.