About Us

Who we are

Holyoake is a leading counselling service for people whose lives are adversely affected by alcohol, drugs, gambling or other addictive behaviours.

Holyoake provides a range of specialised, research based therapeutic programs for children, adults and families facing these challenges.

Our team of highly skilled counsellors have extensive experience in the treatment of addictive behaviors.

Who we help

Holyoake supports individuals and their families to manage the challenges of any addictive behaviour which can include:

  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Gambling
  • Anger
  • Internet
  • Pornography
  • Sex
  • Eating disorders
  • Shoplifting.

Holyoake supports people who have an addictive behaviour as well as people who are affected by another person’s addictive behaviour.

Holyoake has programs to support people of all ages, all communities, and in all circumstances – children, adolescents, adults, parents, families, couples, students, workplaces, victims of abuse and people in the criminal justice system. Holyoake will make no judgements about you or your circumstances.

Holyoake provides specific health promotion, education and information sessions at youth festivals, health expos, in schools, private organisations and community service settings.

Where we came from

Holyoake was founded in 1975 in Western Australia. In Tasmania, we have been supporting people affected by alcohol, drugs or other addictive behaviours since 1988. We are a non-profit, community based organisation and are not affiliated with any religious, political or commercial group.

About us