Verge Psychology - Clinical Psychologist
Contact: Ph: 90081975
Fax: (03) 8740 0275
Services: Colleen Morris provides psychological services for adults experiencing: Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Grief and Loss, Anger, Mood Dysregulation and Parenting Challenges. A variety of therapeutic approaches are available, including EMDR.
Funding: Medicare or Private Health rebates are available where applicable.
Psychologist - Hillside Psychology
Contact: Ph 0466 092 505
Web: details to follow
Services: I work with clients experiencing a range of different life problems including stress, anxiety, depression, family breakdown, social skills issues, bullying, anger management, parental separation, relationship or family problems, parenting skills, life adjustment issues, grief and loss, however, have a special interest in working with individuals suffering relationship and anger management issues.
I tailor treatment in collaboration with the client and apply evidence-based approaches including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
Funding: Medicare and Private Health Rebates Apply.
Psychologist - Emma Louise McLachlan (animal assisted therapy)
Contact: Ph 0410 715 686
Individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults (4yrs +)
Animal Assisted Therapy
Anxiety, depression, stress, relaxation, grief and loss, parenting support, self-esteem, adjustment
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Funding: Private, Medicare & National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) (self-managed only).
Play Therapist - Foundations for Childhood
Contact: Ph: 0438 943 999
Services: Learn to Play - this is a program for children who may have developmental delays, ASD, or who have difficulty playing with their peers. During the Learn to Play therapy sessions, each child will have the opportunity to improve their pretend play skills and build up to what would be appropriate for their age and development.
Child centred Humanistic Play therapy (an age-appropriate form of counselling for children) which helps children grow self-esteem, discover a healthy approach to communicate with others, and enhance resilience and interpersonal skills, as well as play out any current or previous life concerns.
Filial Family Therapy- a psychoeducational program that uses play to enhance family connections. To strengthen parent-child connections, it combines family therapy and play therapy. Parents are trained to guide and participate in non-directive special play times with their children.
Workshops- Including Mindfulness and positive psychology programs, as well as workshops that focus on confidence building, social skills, and other important life skills.
Funding: Private Paying Clients and NDIS participants who are self and plan managed
Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy
Contact: Ph: 0419729282
Services: As a qualified psychotherapist, registered with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), Anne provides psychotherapy and counselling services to support adults and young people experiencing issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, life-transitions, family difficulties. Therapeutic approaches include Process Oriented Psychotherapy, grounding Somatic work and Motivational Interviewing. Strengths include working with women and young people who have experienced family violence, those caring for or experiencing eating disorders, and other trauma.
In-person and Telehealth sessions available.
Funding: Private paying clients
Contact: Ph: 0450181239
Services: Educational Psychology with an interest in intellectual / learning disabilities / difficulties, particularly for school-aged students, having worked as a senior psychologist in a specialist school for 33 years. Diagnostic assessments, including IQ, independent living skills, emotional / behavioural assessments and autism spectrum disorder. Assistance with Centrelink and NDIS. Cognitive behavioural and eclectic counselling.
Funding: Private fees for testing and assessment. Medicare provider registered for counselling.