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Elizabeth Theiler
Psychologist, MA, Australian Association of Psychologists - Member
Verified Verified
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
I offer above all my intentional+ deep listening to your conscious/ unconscious concerns. I specialise in tailoring individually suitable therapies. I wish to assist you to open spaces, that can allow reflection and creation towards new internal+ external potentialities+ futurities, unique only to you. I am a Registered Psychologist and Psychoanalyst (Badiou/Lacan), Phd (abd level) with 50 years of expertise. I can practice in English, German or French. I am available on line, by Skype/Zoom (from anywhere in the world) + in person (at my office), by phone (Australia), for home visits (10km radius) for short and longterm therapies.
I offer above all my intentional+ deep listening to your conscious/ unconscious concerns. I specialise in tailoring individually suitable therapies. I wish to assist you to open spaces, that can allow reflection and creation towards new internal+ external potentialities+ futurities, unique only to you. I am a Registered Psychologist and Psychoanalyst (Badiou/Lacan), Phd (abd level) with 50 years of expertise. I can practice in English, German or French. I am available on line, by Skype/Zoom (from anywhere in the world) + in person (at my office), by phone (Australia), for home visits (10km radius) for short and longterm therapies.
(07) 3186 9444 View (07) 3186 9444
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Sioban Laffey
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Mount Isa, QLD 4825  (Online Only)
Currently Taking New Clients - Appts WITHIN 2 WEEKS. Hello! I have 20 years experience in helping people thrive. I'm a fully registered psychologist and offer private health fund rebates. I have ADHD. I have a holistic approach and blend evidence-based therapies with ancient wisdom, spirituality and alternative modalities - the best of both worlds. I'm effective in the work that I do and motivated to get you results whilst also supporting you through the process.
Currently Taking New Clients - Appts WITHIN 2 WEEKS. Hello! I have 20 years experience in helping people thrive. I'm a fully registered psychologist and offer private health fund rebates. I have ADHD. I have a holistic approach and blend evidence-based therapies with ancient wisdom, spirituality and alternative modalities - the best of both worlds. I'm effective in the work that I do and motivated to get you results whilst also supporting you through the process.
0415 257 155 View 0415 257 155
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Jannikka Balko
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Jannikka Balko is a clinical psychologist registered with AHPRA with a particular interest in treating anxiety and depression through life transitions (e.g. relationships and relationship separations, moving through grief and loss, balancing work and study, returning to the workforce) for young people and adults.
Jannikka Balko is a clinical psychologist registered with AHPRA with a particular interest in treating anxiety and depression through life transitions (e.g. relationships and relationship separations, moving through grief and loss, balancing work and study, returning to the workforce) for young people and adults.
(07) 2100 4203 View (07) 2100 4203
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Steven Colbran
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
A values based natural rapport builder with expertise spanning various life circumstances and experiences. Steven emphasises getting to know the individual in all situations. He builds a strong therapeutic relationship, spending time connecting with clients, while maintaining a commitment to ensuring the highest standards of ethical and professional psychological services. Steven supports clients with anxiety and depression, grief and loss, adjustment and stress management, and self-worth and self-esteem, particularly through changing periods in one’s life circumstances and self-identity.
A values based natural rapport builder with expertise spanning various life circumstances and experiences. Steven emphasises getting to know the individual in all situations. He builds a strong therapeutic relationship, spending time connecting with clients, while maintaining a commitment to ensuring the highest standards of ethical and professional psychological services. Steven supports clients with anxiety and depression, grief and loss, adjustment and stress management, and self-worth and self-esteem, particularly through changing periods in one’s life circumstances and self-identity.
(02) 5604 7904 View (02) 5604 7904
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Clare MacLeod
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified Verified
Mount Isa, QLD 4825  (Online Only)
I provide trauma informed and evidence based supervision, consultancy, mentoring, training and workshops. Along with supporting helping professionals as they navigate client work, I am able to provide consultancy and information sessions on consent, safety, children & young people who engage in problematic sexual behaviours, protective behaviours skills to parents, carers, health professionals, and educators. I am also able to provide sessions to playgroups, childcare centres, and early education settings.
I provide trauma informed and evidence based supervision, consultancy, mentoring, training and workshops. Along with supporting helping professionals as they navigate client work, I am able to provide consultancy and information sessions on consent, safety, children & young people who engage in problematic sexual behaviours, protective behaviours skills to parents, carers, health professionals, and educators. I am also able to provide sessions to playgroups, childcare centres, and early education settings.
(07) 2100 4857 View (07) 2100 4857
Photo of Paula Bessems, PsyBA General, Psychologist
Paula Bessems
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
I am a compassionate, trauma-informed and strength-based psychologist with a background in Mental Health, Functional Recovery, Disabilities and Behaviour Support. I am able to assist with difficulties across a range of concerns, including anxiety, depression, stress, grief and loss, life transitions, parenting, emotional regulation, neurodiversity and relationship difficulties. I offer in-home, in-clinic, and telehealth appointments from Tuesday to Saturday.
I am a compassionate, trauma-informed and strength-based psychologist with a background in Mental Health, Functional Recovery, Disabilities and Behaviour Support. I am able to assist with difficulties across a range of concerns, including anxiety, depression, stress, grief and loss, life transitions, parenting, emotional regulation, neurodiversity and relationship difficulties. I offer in-home, in-clinic, and telehealth appointments from Tuesday to Saturday.
(07) 5241 1100 View (07) 5241 1100

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in 4825

< 10

Counsellors in 4825 who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
100% Coping Skills
100% Stress
83% Relationship Issues
83% Trauma and PTSD
83% Life Transitions
67% Depression

Average years in practice

25 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% Bupa
75% Australian Unity
75% Medibank Private

How Counsellors in 4825 see their clients

67% In Person and Online
33% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in 4825?

Search for nearby psychologists or counsellors by inputting your city, suburb, postcode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the Australian Counselling Association and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. Psychologists must be registered in the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Most Social Workers listed in the directory are members of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors in Australia, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in Australia.

Psychologists have earned a 4 year undergraduate degree in psychology and have completed a postgraduate internship or postgraduate degree. Psychotherapists generally have an undergraduate degree in a health related field in addition to 3-4 years of specialist training in psychotherapy and a period of personal psychotherapy. In order to belong to a professional organisation such as the ACA or PACFA, counsellors and psychotherapists are required to have completed a certain level of AQF qualifications and/ or an approved training course as well as clinical and supervision hours. Social Workers registered with the AASW are required to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, the cost of a therapy session in Australia could be between $100 and $250. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The Better Access Scheme is a government program offering Medicare rebates for mental health care. To access the program you will need to be assessed and diagnosed by your GP and get a Mental Health Plan. This will allow you to receive up to 10 individual sessions and 10 group sessions a year with practitioners who accept bulk billing, with no out of pocket costs for you.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the ACA, PACFA, or the APS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client or others or when a minor is in danger, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.