Opening Doors Psychology

Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today
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Opening Doors Psychology

Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

Within Total Balance Physio + shared phone-line
22A Bluff Road
Black Rock, VIC 3193
Call Leah Smith
(03) 7500 5875
Offers online therapy
Announcement icon Still offering face-to-face appointments during this period. Please change to Telehealth if unwell.

About

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

Finances

Pay By: Bank transfer, Cash, Electronic Funds Transfer, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • EAP Possible
  • Medicare Rebates
  • NDIS
  • Private Health Insurance
Payment is due on the day of your appointment. We process medicare rebates for you. Invoice can be supplied for Private Health claiming.
Email us or call (03) 7500 5875 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Membership: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency / General Registration

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Australian Association of Psychologists / Member

Endorsements

Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Location

Within Total Balance Physio + shared phone-line
22A Bluff Road
Black Rock, VIC 3193
Call Leah Smith
(03) 7500 5875
Offers online therapy
Specialties
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • 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
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • LGBTQ+

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
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
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

Links

Our Website
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2022
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Opening Doors Psychology

Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General