Belinda Maher - Play On Words Counselling
Social Work/Therapist, AASW Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I'm Belinda - a mental health social worker and qualified child-centered play therapist that specialises in working with children and young people who've experienced trauma. Working from a client-centered and trauma informed perspective, I work with children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional and behavioural challenges. I have a particular interst and skill set in also working with neurodiverse children such as those on the autism spectrum and/or with ODD or ADHD.
(03) 7003 2054
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I'm Belinda - a mental health social worker and qualified child-centered play therapist that specialises in working with children and young people who've experienced trauma. Working from a client-centered and trauma informed perspective, I work with children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional and behavioural challenges. I have a particular interst and skill set in also working with neurodiverse children such as those on the autism spectrum and/or with ODD or ADHD.
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Jacqui Shearer Counselling for Women
Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Specialising in women's mental health with many years' experience in the human service industry, Jacqui works within a women-centred framework to provide counselling that empowers women. Her passion is to help women access their unique strengths in order to overcome current challenges, from relationships and recovery to reinvention. She has worked in mental health, family law & separation, pregnancy loss & infertility, aged care & provided workplace-based EAP counselling including bullying and injury issues. Jacqui is accredited to provide counselling for WorkSafe, VOC, NDIS and those referred by local family violence agencies.
(03) 9068 5523
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Specialising in women's mental health with many years' experience in the human service industry, Jacqui works within a women-centred framework to provide counselling that empowers women. Her passion is to help women access their unique strengths in order to overcome current challenges, from relationships and recovery to reinvention. She has worked in mental health, family law & separation, pregnancy loss & infertility, aged care & provided workplace-based EAP counselling including bullying and injury issues. Jacqui is accredited to provide counselling for WorkSafe, VOC, NDIS and those referred by local family violence agencies.
Dee Tozer
Psychologist, Assoc MAPS Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I work exclusively with Couples In Crisis due to infidelity. I connect best with successful, business or career driven high achievers, who have a lot at stake. Repair is urgent because the heartbreak of an infidelity affects every aspect of life. Family, health, financial stability all suffer under the pain of betrayal heartbreak. Guiding couples to stabilize and recover from the shocking pain then to rebuild a thriving relationshsip is my number one skill. If you are a Couple in Crisis, on the brink of break up, or you may be separated, then it's highly likely I can help you. My methods provide fast repair after an affair.
(03) 8657 4179
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I work exclusively with Couples In Crisis due to infidelity. I connect best with successful, business or career driven high achievers, who have a lot at stake. Repair is urgent because the heartbreak of an infidelity affects every aspect of life. Family, health, financial stability all suffer under the pain of betrayal heartbreak. Guiding couples to stabilize and recover from the shocking pain then to rebuild a thriving relationshsip is my number one skill. If you are a Couple in Crisis, on the brink of break up, or you may be separated, then it's highly likely I can help you. My methods provide fast repair after an affair.
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Lee Carlson
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Not accepting new clients
Sometimes life can be tough but you don't have to deal with it alone. If you are feeling stuck in familiar relationship or lifestyle patterns that are no longer serving you; or if you experience trauma related emotional difficulties, depression, anxiety, anger, perfectionism, procrastination, or use alcohol/other substances, you are my ideal client. I believe that people need to feel safe, respected and accepted without judgement for therapy to be successful, and it's my aim to create an empathetic environment that allows for a safe, honest and compassionate therapeutic relationship to create lasting change.
(03) 7500 5015
Verified
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Not accepting new clients
Sometimes life can be tough but you don't have to deal with it alone. If you are feeling stuck in familiar relationship or lifestyle patterns that are no longer serving you; or if you experience trauma related emotional difficulties, depression, anxiety, anger, perfectionism, procrastination, or use alcohol/other substances, you are my ideal client. I believe that people need to feel safe, respected and accepted without judgement for therapy to be successful, and it's my aim to create an empathetic environment that allows for a safe, honest and compassionate therapeutic relationship to create lasting change.
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Mira Dong
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Not accepting new clients
A compassionate, driven clinician with a Master of Clinical Psychology in Australia and a Master of Counselling Psychology in South Korea. ​ I have an unwavering enthusiasm and a strong sense of purpose in my clinical work to facilitate people’s mental health growth and recovery. I have gained extensive clinical experience working with diverse populations ranging from children to adults and their families in various clinical settings including schools and public inpatient and outpatient settings. ​
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Not accepting new clients
A compassionate, driven clinician with a Master of Clinical Psychology in Australia and a Master of Counselling Psychology in South Korea. ​ I have an unwavering enthusiasm and a strong sense of purpose in my clinical work to facilitate people’s mental health growth and recovery. I have gained extensive clinical experience working with diverse populations ranging from children to adults and their families in various clinical settings including schools and public inpatient and outpatient settings. ​
Kate Barber
Counsellor, ACA-L1 Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Hi, I'm Kate and I am the founder of Bloom Counselling Cancer Support. I specialise in providing support around anxiety, loss, grief and bereavement. I also specialise in providing support for anyone affected by cancer or a life limiting illness. I have over 20 years experience as a Registered Nurse and I bring experience, empathy and understanding to help you manage this very uncertain time. From the huge shock of a diagnosis, managing treatment, being a carer, survivorship, end of life care, decision making and everything in between, I have an understanding of what you may be going through and can support you.
0431 218 373
Verified
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Hi, I'm Kate and I am the founder of Bloom Counselling Cancer Support. I specialise in providing support around anxiety, loss, grief and bereavement. I also specialise in providing support for anyone affected by cancer or a life limiting illness. I have over 20 years experience as a Registered Nurse and I bring experience, empathy and understanding to help you manage this very uncertain time. From the huge shock of a diagnosis, managing treatment, being a carer, survivorship, end of life care, decision making and everything in between, I have an understanding of what you may be going through and can support you.
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Jeremy Neumann
Social Work/Therapist, MA, AMHSW Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Jeremy is an experienced youth/family and adult counsellor and an accredited Mental Health Social Worker (BBus; GDipPsych; MSW, AMHSW), with a breadth of clinical experience across both the public and the private sectors. Jeremy has a clinical interest working with people through anxiety, life transitions, identity and depression. He has a strong grounding in mindfulness based approaches, completing further training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and also in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy for working with trauma. Jeremy incorporates the ideals of everyday mindfulness into his practice.
(03) 7003 2136
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Jeremy is an experienced youth/family and adult counsellor and an accredited Mental Health Social Worker (BBus; GDipPsych; MSW, AMHSW), with a breadth of clinical experience across both the public and the private sectors. Jeremy has a clinical interest working with people through anxiety, life transitions, identity and depression. He has a strong grounding in mindfulness based approaches, completing further training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and also in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy for working with trauma. Jeremy incorporates the ideals of everyday mindfulness into his practice.
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Amy Robins
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
As a Psychologist, I believe that building strong positive therapeutic relationships with clients is essential in helping individuals overcome challenges and reach personal and professional goals in order to thrive. I understand that making the decision to seek Psychological support can be challenging for many, I therefore endeavour to make clients feel validated, heard, understood and hopeful.
(03) 9994 1765
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
As a Psychologist, I believe that building strong positive therapeutic relationships with clients is essential in helping individuals overcome challenges and reach personal and professional goals in order to thrive. I understand that making the decision to seek Psychological support can be challenging for many, I therefore endeavour to make clients feel validated, heard, understood and hopeful.
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Rebecca Datson
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist who has worked for 10+ years across various settings. I have a warm, engaging and down-to-earth approach and prioritise a safe and inclusive space. I value the therapeutic relationship to provide a trusted and reflective space for individuals to adjust to life challenges, to become comfortable with who they are and to support the development of a rich and meaningful life. This involves not just ‘talk therapy’, but treating the whole person including the mind-body connection and exploring how wider context impacts them.
(03) 7003 2044
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist who has worked for 10+ years across various settings. I have a warm, engaging and down-to-earth approach and prioritise a safe and inclusive space. I value the therapeutic relationship to provide a trusted and reflective space for individuals to adjust to life challenges, to become comfortable with who they are and to support the development of a rich and meaningful life. This involves not just ‘talk therapy’, but treating the whole person including the mind-body connection and exploring how wider context impacts them.
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Scott McDonald
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General Verified
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Scott has a client-centred, psychodynamic approach. He provides a safe, open and non-judgemental atmosphere, with the aim of supporting clients to understand themselves and their interpersonal relationships at a deeper level. By looking for the source and developmental roots of thoughts, feelings and behaviour, Scott supports clients to gain greater self-awareness and self-acceptance, and healthier relationships with others. He is particularly interested in working with people who have issues with anxiety, interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, attachment, social anxiety, and panic attacks.
(03) 7003 2402
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Brighton East, VIC 3187
Scott has a client-centred, psychodynamic approach. He provides a safe, open and non-judgemental atmosphere, with the aim of supporting clients to understand themselves and their interpersonal relationships at a deeper level. By looking for the source and developmental roots of thoughts, feelings and behaviour, Scott supports clients to gain greater self-awareness and self-acceptance, and healthier relationships with others. He is particularly interested in working with people who have issues with anxiety, interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, attachment, social anxiety, and panic attacks.
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Sarah Newstead
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist and I have been successfully running my own private psychology practice for the past 6 years. Prior to this I worked in government run adult, child and adolescent inpatient and outpatient facilities. I have worked with a variety of clientele from many different backgrounds. I believe therapy allows us to learn psychological resources to find relief from distress, overcome challenges and live fulfilled and meaningful lives. The benefits of this process include the development of healthy and adaptive coping strategies, loving relationships, fulfilling and prosperous life experiences.
(03) 8797 2034
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Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist and I have been successfully running my own private psychology practice for the past 6 years. Prior to this I worked in government run adult, child and adolescent inpatient and outpatient facilities. I have worked with a variety of clientele from many different backgrounds. I believe therapy allows us to learn psychological resources to find relief from distress, overcome challenges and live fulfilled and meaningful lives. The benefits of this process include the development of healthy and adaptive coping strategies, loving relationships, fulfilling and prosperous life experiences.
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Peter McKay
Psychotherapist, PACFA Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
My way of working with people is a gentle and supportive approach that is informed by theories of attachment, trauma, self psychology and intersubjectivity. I work with you to create new experiences that allow a freedom from ways of being that are not working for you. This approach is also applied to assisting parents with challenges in the family dynamic. I also work directly with trauma and on improving performance using a therapy called Comprehensive Resource Model.
(03) 8372 0572
Verified
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Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
My way of working with people is a gentle and supportive approach that is informed by theories of attachment, trauma, self psychology and intersubjectivity. I work with you to create new experiences that allow a freedom from ways of being that are not working for you. This approach is also applied to assisting parents with challenges in the family dynamic. I also work directly with trauma and on improving performance using a therapy called Comprehensive Resource Model.
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Carlye Weiner
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA Endorsed Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Not accepting new clients
I am a clinical psychologist who seeks to understand exactly what's going on for you and why, and how we can work together to achieve the life you want to live. I have an interest in how the brain and body operate together in during emotional states. This means my approach includes 'not just talking', and I believe in treating the whole person and not just symptoms.
(03) 9069 9606
Verified
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Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Not accepting new clients
I am a clinical psychologist who seeks to understand exactly what's going on for you and why, and how we can work together to achieve the life you want to live. I have an interest in how the brain and body operate together in during emotional states. This means my approach includes 'not just talking', and I believe in treating the whole person and not just symptoms.
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Julie Murphy
Counsellor, AMHSW Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
The counselling services enable clients to gain insight into their thoughts, feelings and behaviours via approaches which include talking, reflecting, and mindfulness. I build a collaborative working relationship with clients, sensitively tailoring the support to meet specific needs. Creating a ‘therapeutic alliance’ is where clients feel safe and supported to explore difficult situations, and understand emotions, reactions and responses. The therapeutic alliance provides opportunities to talk through, find resolution and work towards making the desired changes to improve wellbeing while facilitating personal growth and development.
(02) 4504 0319
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Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
The counselling services enable clients to gain insight into their thoughts, feelings and behaviours via approaches which include talking, reflecting, and mindfulness. I build a collaborative working relationship with clients, sensitively tailoring the support to meet specific needs. Creating a ‘therapeutic alliance’ is where clients feel safe and supported to explore difficult situations, and understand emotions, reactions and responses. The therapeutic alliance provides opportunities to talk through, find resolution and work towards making the desired changes to improve wellbeing while facilitating personal growth and development.
Your Psychologist
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Hi, I’m Franco the founder of Your Psychologist. Are you are feeling stuck in a negative cycle in your life, work or relationships? Are you have been suffering from depression and anxiety for a long time? I have an approach to to help you experience the change, relief and lightness you’re looking for. My practice is focused on schema therapy and coaching. It is designed to help you change negative life patterns. So you can tackle what's holding you back in life, career and relationships. In schema therapy and coaching, I work together with you to address and modify these deeper life patterns.
(03) 6144 9349
Verified

Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Hi, I’m Franco the founder of Your Psychologist. Are you are feeling stuck in a negative cycle in your life, work or relationships? Are you have been suffering from depression and anxiety for a long time? I have an approach to to help you experience the change, relief and lightness you’re looking for. My practice is focused on schema therapy and coaching. It is designed to help you change negative life patterns. So you can tackle what's holding you back in life, career and relationships. In schema therapy and coaching, I work together with you to address and modify these deeper life patterns.
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Listen and Care Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L2 Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Do you need help to get through a difficult time in your life? I am a professional counsellor with over 11 years of combined experience in counselling and career counselling working with individual clients. Listen and Care Counselling provides a warm and friendly environment to open up about your problems. I use evidence-based therapies to help you overcome, or manage your issues, by learning strategies to make practical and positive changes in your life. I also provide counselling services to plan-managed or self-managed NDIS clients.
(03) 4050 7113
Verified
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Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Do you need help to get through a difficult time in your life? I am a professional counsellor with over 11 years of combined experience in counselling and career counselling working with individual clients. Listen and Care Counselling provides a warm and friendly environment to open up about your problems. I use evidence-based therapies to help you overcome, or manage your issues, by learning strategies to make practical and positive changes in your life. I also provide counselling services to plan-managed or self-managed NDIS clients.
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Bianca Lebenholc
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA - Clin. Psych Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Bianca is an engaging and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist who has worked across a range of settings with children, adolescents, and young adults. Bianca has a special interest in working with the LGBTQIA+ community, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, perfectionism, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
(03) 7500 5104
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Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
Bianca is an engaging and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist who has worked across a range of settings with children, adolescents, and young adults. Bianca has a special interest in working with the LGBTQIA+ community, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, perfectionism, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
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Deborah Sheehy
Counsellor, PACFA Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I am a Counsellor & Psychotherapist, Level 3 Trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy & a Certified TRTP Practitioner (The Richards Trauma Process). I have over 19 years experience in providing effective therapeutic support to individual adults and couples. My areas of expertise include Relationship Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Trauma, Grief/Loss, Self-esteem & Women's Health. I work Tues-Thurs from 10am-7pm and Mon 2pm-7pm. My after-hours appointments are currently fully booked & my daytime ones 3-6 weeks ahead. Please note Medicare rebates are not available for my Counselling services but some private health rebates are.
(03) 7003 2182
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Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I am a Counsellor & Psychotherapist, Level 3 Trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy & a Certified TRTP Practitioner (The Richards Trauma Process). I have over 19 years experience in providing effective therapeutic support to individual adults and couples. My areas of expertise include Relationship Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Trauma, Grief/Loss, Self-esteem & Women's Health. I work Tues-Thurs from 10am-7pm and Mon 2pm-7pm. My after-hours appointments are currently fully booked & my daytime ones 3-6 weeks ahead. Please note Medicare rebates are not available for my Counselling services but some private health rebates are.
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Felicity Broadbent
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General Verified
Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I work with children and adolescents (2-18 years), and their families. My special interests include Autism, anxiety, behavioural issues, and parenting. I use a range of therapeutic techniques to engage with clients and build upon their strengths. I am passionate about working collaboratively with parents and other professionals so everyone is working towards the same shared goals. I love helping clients and their families embrace neurodiversity. I also conduct comprehensive Autism (ADOS-2, CARS-2, BASC-3) and cognitive/IQ assessments (WPPSI-IV, WISC-V).
(03) 7003 2139
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Office is near:
Brighton East, VIC 3187
Offers online therapy
I work with children and adolescents (2-18 years), and their families. My special interests include Autism, anxiety, behavioural issues, and parenting. I use a range of therapeutic techniques to engage with clients and build upon their strengths. I am passionate about working collaboratively with parents and other professionals so everyone is working towards the same shared goals. I love helping clients and their families embrace neurodiversity. I also conduct comprehensive Autism (ADOS-2, CARS-2, BASC-3) and cognitive/IQ assessments (WPPSI-IV, WISC-V).

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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Brighton East are psychologists, licensed counsellors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualised treatment.

Services offered, education, and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Brighton East then may specialise in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counselling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.

Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.

How do I find psychologists in Brighton East with the specialty experience I’m looking for?

You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Brighton East, or Child Psychologists in Brighton East.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Brighton East psychologists specialising in EMDR.


What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Brighton East specialise in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or counsellor who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

Can I afford counselling?
Yes. Most counsellors offer reasonable rates or will work on a sliding scale basis. Many accept health insurance. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the counsellor.