Career Counselling & Coaching Brisbane

Our Brisbane Career Counselling & Career Coaching Service is designed to help you identify the careers, courses and jobs that best suit you, and give you the tools and knowledge you need to achieve your career goals. If you are unhappy in your current role, unsure of your future career direction or would simply like career advice to help you choose a course, our Career Coaches can help!

Our Brisbane Career Coaches and Career Advisors have extensive experience in their field and have worked with clients from a wide range of industries. They work with people at different stages of their career including:

  • High school students who need advice on their career, course and subject options
  • University graduates who are looking for help in kick-starting their career
  • People who want to change careers and need help establishing their future direction
  • People who would like to enrol in further study and need help choosing the right course
  • Professionals who would like to move up the ranks and fulfil their potential.

Whether you are looking to change careers or are just interested to know which careers suit you best, our Career Advisors can help! They will start by identifying your goals for the session and the outcomes you are looking to achieve. They will then prepare a customised session for you, tailored to suit your individual needs.

Our Brisbane Career Coaches provide career counselling and career coaching services over the phone and in person at the following locations:

  • New Farm
  • Indooroopilly
  • Wurtulla (Sunshine Coast)

Please note: We also provide career counselling services in other locations across Australia.

To view a list of our other locations, please click here


Career Counselling Program

Step 1 – Online Career Assessment

In this program, we start by assessing your interests, values and personality to identify the careers, industries and work environment that best suit you. The career assessment includes:

a) Career Interests Profiler

The Career Interests Profiler assesses your interest in a variety of activities, industries and occupations to determine the careers and areas of study you are most likely to enjoy. It contains an extensive database of more than 500 careers and courses. Duration: Approx 20 minutes

See a sample report

b) Career Personality Profiler

The Career Personality Profiler is based on the theory of psychological types described by Swiss psychiatrist C.G Jung and Isabel Myers. It assesses four aspects of your personality based on the following scales: Informer-Reflector, Producer-Creator, Analyser-Helper and Planner-Adapter. Duration: Approx 10 minutes

See a sample report

Step 2 – Career Consultation

Once you have taken the career assessment online, your Career Coach will prepare detailed information for you on your career options. At your consultation, they will go through your results and give you advice on your career, course and employment options.

During your consultation, you will:

  • Discover the careers that best suit your interests, values and personality
  • Explore your career options and get help identifying the career that best suits you
  • Learn about your course options at TAFE, college and/or university
  • Get advice on any careers and courses you are currently considering
  • Get feedback on your resume and advice on how to tailor it for different positions
  • Develop an action plan to help you on your path to a fulfilling career.


PLEASE NOTE: 
This program is suitable for high school students, graduates and people who are working in non-management roles up to the mid-level tier. If you are working in a senior role, management role or executive position, please see our Executive Career Coaching Program.


Options

1. Face-to-Face Consultation

Prior to your consultation, your Career Coach will email you the instructions for the online career assessment. You will receive your reports at your consultation.

Fees:

  • Online Career Assessment + Face-to-Face Consultation (1 ½ hours): $395 including GST
  • Follow-Up Consultations – Optional (1 hour): $295 including GST

Payment is due on the day of your consultation by cash or credit card (Visa or Mastercard).

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2. Phone Consultation

To proceed with a phone consultation, click here to take the online career assessment. Your reports will be emailed to you once you complete the assessment. Your Career Coach will then contact you to arrange a time for your phone consultation.

Fees:

  • Online Career Assessment + Phone Consultation (1 hour): $295 including GST
  • Follow-Up Consultations – Optional (1 hour): $295 including GST

*Payment is due prior to your phone consultation by credit card (Visa or Mastercard). Calls can be made via SKYPE or alternatively your consultant can provide you with their landline number to call at the time of your consultation. You will need to cover the cost of the phone call to your consultant.

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PLEASE NOTE:

The rate for follow-up consultations applies to career counselling consultations taken within 6 months from the date of your initial consultation.


Brisbane Career Coaches

Karen Bremner

New Farm, Brisbane
*Available office hours and after hours

With a background in Psychology, over 10 years’ experience in HR, and postgraduate career qualifications, Karen brings a holistic approach to career choice, change and development.

With a background in Psychology, over 10 years’ experience in HR, and postgraduate career qualifications, Karen brings a holistic approach to career choice, change and development.

Friendly, open and highly intuitive, Karen can help you recognise your unique strengths and values, clarify your direction and position yourself for ongoing career success. With personal experience of changing careers, industries, and countries, Karen also understands what it’s like to be at a career crossroads, and is passionate about empowering others.

As an experienced recruiter, having managed numerous campaigns across corporate and government sectors internationally, Karen understands job search, knows what employers are looking for, and can help you brand yourself, stand out and gain the edge in your applications and interviews. Karen is a professional member of the Career Development Association of Australia, Career Directors International, and the International Coaching Federation, and sits on several professional career committees in Queensland.

An experienced coach and facilitator, with a Cert IV in Workplace Coaching, and Training and Assessment, Karen regularly writes and presents on career-related topics, and lectures on career development at Griffith University.

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Judith Uhlmann

Indooroopilly, Brisbane and Wurtulla, Sunshine Coast
*Available office hours, after hours and Saturdays

Judith is a Certified Professional HR Consultant and Organisational Psychologist, and has completed a postgraduate qualification in Career Development at RMIT.

Judith is a Certified Professional HR Consultant and Organisational Psychologist, and has completed a postgraduate qualification in Career Development at RMIT.

She has more than 20 years of experience working in a wide cross-section of industries in Australia, Asia-Pacific, and in Europe. Born in Switzerland, she was professionally trained in corporate finance and banking, and upon emigrating to Australia, commenced a career in HR. She went on to develop a successful international career working for a variety of companies including global top 50 corporations, government, not-for-profit organisations and small businesses.

Judith’s HR management and Talent development experience as a specialist recruiter and executive coach, gives her a real edge in helping her clients successfully navigate today’s job market. As a career transitions coach, she inspires her clients to leverage their unique strengths and capabilities, initiate manageable action steps, and sustain positive momentum and motivation. Her resourceful and hands-on collaboration with job search, resume writing, interview training and LinkedIn branding has her clients feel confident about their value and contribution to the workplace. Her approach is empathetic and goal-focused and she is passionate about empowering purposeful living and career fitness.

Judith is a member of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA), the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and an accredited administrator of the MBTI/Golden Profiler.

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Testimonials

Dear Karen,

Thank you for our consultation on Monday, it was FANTASTIC. I really loved hearing your feedback and exploring the issues and all the advice. I have already made comments to friends that you were excellent and very knowledgeable and personable. I would definitely tell my friends or colleagues to book an appointment with you.

CB, Brisbane

"The career counselling session I had with Judith was incredibly informative and enlightening. Judith was great at understanding my career wants and needs and was also able to deliver realistic options based on our discussions and my career profiling assessments. I walked away from the session with a better understanding of what I'm looking for from a long term career, the types of careers more suited to my personality and with a realistic action plan to get a career change on track."

Jessica, Brisbane

Hi Judith,

I spoke with Elise after our session with you and she is feeling a lot more settled about her career path now. It's a very difficult thing to work through especially at 14 but I really think you nailed it on the head. It's great to put her mind at ease regarding her next steps, now she can put that energy into actually moving forward. Thanks again for your insights.

Shellie, Brisbane

Hi Karen,

Thank you so much for meeting with me - I thoroughly enjoyed it and found the session invaluable!! I cannot believe I haven't done this sooner! I feel I have so many more exciting options open to me now and I cannot wait to explore them and get going on my next adventure! I will certainly recommend your services for anyone who would like some direction and clarity around their career development.

JC, Brisbane

Karen,

After the session, I felt energised and confident that there were career choices out there for me that would suit much more than my current role – a relief in itself. Most helpful was the personality testing and the way you saw things that I never would have been able to myself, by smoothly joining the two and breaking it down with such ease into real possibilities. Worth its weight in gold.

BS, Brisbane

“I worked with Judith to identify and appraise my transferable skills with a change of role and industry in mind. Options were limited in my professional field at the time, due mainly to an industry-wide slowdown. I felt that my skills portfolio could be of value to other roles and industries but needed professional help to clearly identify what other options might be available to me. Judith was extremely helpful and insightful. She worked closely with me to appraise my interests, prior work history and future expectations regarding salary and prospects for professional advancement. Judith alerted me to several professional possibilities that I hadn't thought of and helped me to understand how my skills and experience could transfer to these roles. Overall, her input was extremely focused, helpful and professional. I would gladly recommend Judith to other professionals seeking clear input on their career progression or guidance on alternative employment options.”

Tony, Brisbane

“I would like to take this opportunity to enthusiastically endorse Judith Uhlman as an executive career coach. Judith helped me clarify my career direction and identify ways to help me develop my own business. She offered effective strategies, and more importantly, new perspectives and insights about future employment opportunities. I came away with a treasure trove of resources. As a result, I feel more optimistic and excited about my career possibilities.”

Melina, Brisbane

Karen,

I have been raving all week to friends and family about the amazing and thorough work you did on Friday. I drove home simply smiling and felt so happy. I have never met someone so thorough in their work and someone who simply loves her job and is truly meant to help people. The choice to come see you was one of the best I have ever made and it truly helped me get to the heart of it all, and see what has been right in from of me career-wise all along. I can’t thank you enough for all the help you have given me.

BT, Brisbane


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