Isabel Chua

Psychologist, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today
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(03) 8338 4848 Website

Isabel Chua

Psychologist, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today

About

Isabel is a registered psychologist with the Australian Psychology Board and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a warm and approachable personality and uses a client-centred model. Isabel will work collaboratively with you to understand and help you through your difficulties. Isabel has experience with a range of issues across the lifespan and can adapt to children and adult clients from different cultural and social backgrounds.
Before becoming a Psychologist, Isabel worked for many years in hospitals (oncology, palliative care, neurology, geriatric-psychiatry) and in the NDIS sector as a music therapist and therapist. Isabel draws from evidence-based interventions such as CBT, Mindfulness Therapy, Guided Imagery, ACT and Solution-Focused Therapy.
Isabel enjoys swimming, going to the beach, and playing instruments such as the piano and African drums in her spare time. She finds these activities therapeutic and relaxing. Isabel looks forward to connecting with you and being part of your unique therapeutic journey.

Finances

  • Session Fee: $175 per session
Pay By: American Express, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • ACA Health
  • AHM Health
  • Australian Unity
  • Bupa
  • CBHS Health
  • CUA Health
  • Defence Health
  • GMHBA
  • Health Partners
  • Medibank Private
  • Medicare Rebates
  • Mildura
  • NDIS
  • Peoplecare
  • Police Health
  • Teachers Health
All clients can be provided with a receipt post consultation where they are able to claim back from their private health insurer if covered.
Email me or call (03) 8338 4848 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Membership: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency / General Registration
Specialties
  • ADHD
  • Workplace Issues/Work Place Counselling
  • Health and Wellbeing
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bereavement
  • Child
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress

Client Focus

I also speak: Mandarin
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Guided Imagery
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2022
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Isabel Chua

Psychologist, PsyBA General