Our Story

Our aims to provide a holistic service to people of all ages and abilities who would like to feel strong, connected and confident. 

Wattleseed Centre WA is owned and operated by our Principal Art Psychotherapist, Claire McWaters-Smith, who has over 25 years experience providing Art Therapy and Counselling people of all ages. Claire uses a Relational Therapy approach that supports you to feel heard and understood whilst finding your own solution to face your challenges with confidence and courage. 

Our Centre

We are centrally located in Midland Village with free parking and accessible for all.

Our warm, inviting space encourages you to feel safe and secure as you explore your experience of yourself and your world.


Claire McWaters-Smith

Art Psychotherapist

A Bit About Claire

Claire is a West Australian, country born person who has a strong connection to the strength and beauty found in the Australian landscape. Claire maintains her art practice and her love of country is particularly evident in her images.

As a mother of three and partnered for over 20 years Claire has a keen knowledge of the need to remain in tune with our own sense of self and not lose that in the relationships and roles that we identify with.

Wattleseed Centre WA ANZACATA


Bachelor of Arts Psychology

Post Graduate Diploma Counselling

Master of Arts Art Psychotherapy

Post Graduate Diploma Business


Working with people living with different abilities

Child and adolescent counselling 

Childhood trauma impacting adults





Substance misuse

Post traumatic stress disorder

Relationship separation

Family conflict

Parent and child counselling

Our Principal Therapist


Midland Village
16/27 Old Great Northern Hwy Midland


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