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Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych (she, her)

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109 Canterbury Road, Heathmont, VIC 3135
Let's Connect (03) 8771 4340
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Hi there, I'm Dr. Jessica Laird, director of Tend Mental Health & a dedicated, compassionate clinical psychologist committed to supporting children, young people, & women navigating the complexities of trauma, neurodivergence, anxiety/mood challenges, & eating disorders. I also support those who have endured sexual exploitation, abuse, & family violence. I offer neuroaffirming therapy & assessments (ADHD, Autism) & a gender-affirming space for people of all cultures & faiths. It is my privilege to walk alongside those seeking care.
I offer neuroaffirming therapy for children and adults, and assessments that celebrate neurodiversity. My therapeutic toolkit includes EMDR, Schema Therapy, CBT for Eating Disorders, DBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Play Therapy, and family therapy. I offer a neuroaffirming and gender-affirming space for people of all cultures and faiths.
If you or your loved one are seeking a safe, supportive, and understanding environment to navigate life's challenges, please don't hesitate to reach out. Let's work together to find the path to healing and growth. You are not alone. It would be an honour to support you on your journey.
Call or Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird now for a free 15 minute consultation - (03) 8771 4340

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

109 Canterbury Road

Heathmont, VIC 3135

(03) 8771 4340

148-150 Yarra Street

Warrandyte, VIC 3113

$130 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  
Let's Connect (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

109 Canterbury Road

Heathmont, VIC 3135

(03) 8771 4340

148-150 Yarra Street

Warrandyte, VIC 3113

$130 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $130
  • Couple Sessions $130
  • Pay by Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Medicare Bulk Billing
  • Medicare Rebates
  • NDIS
Please ask me about fees or use of insurance when you
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Please ask me about fees or use of insurance when you
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

Qualifications

    Psychologist: Dr Jessica Laird
  • Verified by Psychology Today Membership with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency Dr Jessica Laird
  • Membership with Australian Psychological Society Associate Member
  • Membership with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency General Registration
  • Mental health as a registered nurse since 2009. Clinical psychology since 2018., Doctor of Clinical Psychology
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

Expertise and Interests

Practice Areas

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Child
  • Coping Skills
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Do these issues align with your needs? or (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical Behaviour (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centred
  • Play Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused
"
My therapeutic toolkit includes EMDR, Schema Therapy, CBT for Eating Disorders, DBT, ACT, Play Therapy and family therapy. I believe in scaffolding our sessions with creativity, art, nature, and play. This makes the therapeutic process more engaging and effective, especially for those who have experienced trauma or are neurodivergent. My approach is flexible and responsive, always tailored to you.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
"
My therapeutic toolkit includes EMDR, Schema Therapy, CBT for Eating Disorders, DBT, ACT, Play Therapy and family therapy. I believe in scaffolding our sessions with creativity, art, nature, and play. This makes the therapeutic process more engaging and effective, especially for those who have experienced trauma or are neurodivergent. My approach is flexible and responsive, always tailored to you.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

Location

Primary Location

109 Canterbury Road

Heathmont, VIC 3135

(03) 8771 4340

Additional Location

148-150 Yarra Street

Warrandyte, VIC 3113

(03) 8771 4340
Call for a free consultation now - (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Call for a free consultation now - (03) 8771 4340
Photo of Dr Jessica Laird - Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Tend Mental Health - Dr Jessica Laird
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych