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Opening Doors Psychology
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
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Opening Doors Psychology

Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
22A Bluff Road, Black Rock, VIC 3193
Let's Connect (03) 7500 5875
Leah Smith, Director and Principal Psychologist of "Opening Doors Psychology" has a passion for working with adolescents, young adults/adults, and also works with some couples. Leah is particularly interested in working with eating disorders and body image concerns, as well as, anxiety disorders, and interpersonal/relational difficulties. Leah strives to provide a safe space for clients to develop a deeper understanding of themselves, guide clients to and equip them with the necessary skills, to enable them to manage their symptoms and unique difficulties, and address ongoing problematic patterns.
Leah enjoys supporting clients to make long lasting cognitive, behavioural and emotional changes, improving their mental health, to reach their full potential, in order to live a more meaningful, purposeful life, and promote their overall wellbeing. Leah empowers clients to be more like the person they want to be, and live the life they want to be living.
Leah understands that reaching out for help is a daunting step to take. Leah aims to, and believes it is important to collaboratively work with clients, tailoring her approach to each individual, to empower them to achieve their goals, within a safe, supportive, warm, and empathic space. Leah prides herself on treating all with kindness, respect and humanity
Take the first step to help. Call or Opening Doors Psychology now - (03) 7500 5875

Practice at a Glance

Within Total Balance Physio + shared phone-line

22A Bluff Road

Black Rock, VIC 3193

(03) 7500 5875

Available both in-person and online
Still offering face-to-face appointments during this period. Please change to Telehealth if unwell.


Let's Connect (03) 7500 5875

Practice at a Glance

Within Total Balance Physio + shared phone-line

22A Bluff Road

Black Rock, VIC 3193

(03) 7500 5875

Available both in-person and online
Still offering face-to-face appointments during this period. Please change to Telehealth if unwell.


Finances

Fees

  • Pay by Bank transfer, Cash, Electronic Funds Transfer, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • EAP Possible
  • Medicare Rebates
  • NDIS
  • Private Health Insurance
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Payment is due on the day of your appointment. We process medicare rebates for you. Invoice can be supplied for Private Health claiming.
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
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Payment is due on the day of your appointment. We process medicare rebates for you. Invoice can be supplied for Private Health claiming.
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Membership with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency PSY0002001748
  • Membership with Australian Association of Psychologists Member
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Eating Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues

Expertise

  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bereavement
  • Body Image Concerns
  • Career Guidance
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Emotional Regulation Difficulties
  • Family Conflict
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

2 Endorsements

Emma Rice
Emma Rice
Psychologist,  MPsych,  PsyBA General
Leah is a comprehensive and diligent psychology, who focuses her work on supporting clients to achieve their goals.

Client Focus

Age

Teen, 
Adults, 
Elders (65+) 

Participants

Individuals, 
Couples 

Communities

Body Positivity 

Age

Teen, 
Adults, 
Elders (65+) 

Participants

Individuals, 
Couples 

Communities

Body Positivity 

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centred
  • Psychodynamic
  • Schema Therapy
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Location

Primary Location

Within Total Balance Physio + shared phone-line

22A Bluff Road

Black Rock, VIC 3193

(03) 7500 5875
"
Still offering face-to-face appointments during this period. Please change to Telehealth if unwell.
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
"
Still offering face-to-face appointments during this period. Please change to Telehealth if unwell.
me or call with questions - (03) 7500 5875
Opening Doors Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2022