Counselling in Bulleen, VIC

Photo of Hoda Lagha Barazandeh, Psychologist in Bulleen, VIC
Hoda Lagha Barazandeh
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
I am a registered clinical psychologist in Melbourne. I speak Persian/Farsi and English. I understand Dari as well. I am registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS). I was also a registered psychologist in Iran with over 8 years of experience in clinical settings. I received my Ph.D. degree in Psychology from Monash University. As part of my Ph.D. research, I assessed and wrote case studies for patients with DSM-5 personality disorder criteria in Monash Health to formulate their cognitive and behavioral problems.
I am a registered clinical psychologist in Melbourne. I speak Persian/Farsi and English. I understand Dari as well. I am registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS). I was also a registered psychologist in Iran with over 8 years of experience in clinical settings. I received my Ph.D. degree in Psychology from Monash University. As part of my Ph.D. research, I assessed and wrote case studies for patients with DSM-5 personality disorder criteria in Monash Health to formulate their cognitive and behavioral problems.
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Prue Lewis - Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Appointments available in May 2024. Whether you’re struggling with anxiety, panic, depression, health issues, or diagnosed or suspected ADHD, we are here to help. Living with mental health concerns is difficult, but we want you to know you’re not alone. At our practice, we provide a safe and supportive environment for you to explore your challenges, and help you develop practical skills and strategies to improve your wellbeing.
Appointments available in May 2024. Whether you’re struggling with anxiety, panic, depression, health issues, or diagnosed or suspected ADHD, we are here to help. Living with mental health concerns is difficult, but we want you to know you’re not alone. At our practice, we provide a safe and supportive environment for you to explore your challenges, and help you develop practical skills and strategies to improve your wellbeing.
(03) 8594 4040 View (03) 8594 4040
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Sandra Pucci
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Sandra is an experienced bilingual clinical psychologist who sees different people from all walks of life, as circumstances bring many of us to therapy at different points or phases in life and for a variety of reasons. Sandra’s therapy setting provides a caring, not judgemental, supportive space where people can feel safe to express themselves and their inner feelings and where the person can have the experience to feel held in an accepting, respectful and empathetic way. This catharsis provides the individual with a freedom to unburden, relax and try to find a new stable foundation for a more fulfilling future and experiences.
Sandra is an experienced bilingual clinical psychologist who sees different people from all walks of life, as circumstances bring many of us to therapy at different points or phases in life and for a variety of reasons. Sandra’s therapy setting provides a caring, not judgemental, supportive space where people can feel safe to express themselves and their inner feelings and where the person can have the experience to feel held in an accepting, respectful and empathetic way. This catharsis provides the individual with a freedom to unburden, relax and try to find a new stable foundation for a more fulfilling future and experiences.
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Melbourne Children's Psychology Clinic Ivanhoe
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
We are a group of psychologists that have expertise in infant, child and adolescent psychology across a wide range of presenting concerns. Our clinic is geared towards making children and young people feel safe and comfortable. We work with clients ranging from 0 to 25 years of age (and their families). Most of our psychologists also work in other public settings which helps to keep us up to date with the latest approaches. We have both female and male clinicians. You can read more about our practitioners individual areas of interests and expertise on our website.
We are a group of psychologists that have expertise in infant, child and adolescent psychology across a wide range of presenting concerns. Our clinic is geared towards making children and young people feel safe and comfortable. We work with clients ranging from 0 to 25 years of age (and their families). Most of our psychologists also work in other public settings which helps to keep us up to date with the latest approaches. We have both female and male clinicians. You can read more about our practitioners individual areas of interests and expertise on our website.
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Susan M Rivers
Psychologist, MAPS
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
People of all ages have visited my practice. Often, but not always, this might be on the back of a referral from their G.P. Mostly there is dissatisfaction with the way the world is turning for them and something needs to be addressed.
People of all ages have visited my practice. Often, but not always, this might be on the back of a referral from their G.P. Mostly there is dissatisfaction with the way the world is turning for them and something needs to be addressed.
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Belinda Tune
Psychologist, MAPS
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Waitlist for new clients
I have been a practising Psychologist since 1991, working in the community sector (NGOs) and running my own practice - providing counselling and psychotherapy to individuals and couples.
I have been a practising Psychologist since 1991, working in the community sector (NGOs) and running my own practice - providing counselling and psychotherapy to individuals and couples.
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May Lai
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105  (Online Only)
We have all been in situations that we wish were different. We want someone who listens respectfully, to support and encourage us to get through this situation stronger and to be proud of who we are. It can be reassuring to work with a professional therapist to help clarify our thoughts, who will provide tools to manage concerns and assist in putting a life plan in to action.
We have all been in situations that we wish were different. We want someone who listens respectfully, to support and encourage us to get through this situation stronger and to be proud of who we are. It can be reassuring to work with a professional therapist to help clarify our thoughts, who will provide tools to manage concerns and assist in putting a life plan in to action.
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Guidestar
Psychologist, MAPS
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Psychological counselling focuses on emotional and psychological wellbeing and is designed to help people gain insight, clarity and perspective and find solutions using their own personal strengths. Guidestar provides a safe space for confidential psychology, counselling, assessment and support services for children, adolescents and adults. We are neurodiverse affirming and Rainbow Tick accredited. Our psychologists are registered with the AHPRA and are members of the APS or AAPi. Each psychologist has a different focus and approach; review the profiles of our psychologists on our website.
Psychological counselling focuses on emotional and psychological wellbeing and is designed to help people gain insight, clarity and perspective and find solutions using their own personal strengths. Guidestar provides a safe space for confidential psychology, counselling, assessment and support services for children, adolescents and adults. We are neurodiverse affirming and Rainbow Tick accredited. Our psychologists are registered with the AHPRA and are members of the APS or AAPi. Each psychologist has a different focus and approach; review the profiles of our psychologists on our website.
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Andrea Murray
Counsellor, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
I am a registered counsellor specialising in addictions treatment, couples counselling including betrayal trauma, and pre-marriage counselling. My specialisation is sex and love addiction. I have worked overseas in Asia for a number of years and understand adjustment struggles.
I am a registered counsellor specialising in addictions treatment, couples counselling including betrayal trauma, and pre-marriage counselling. My specialisation is sex and love addiction. I have worked overseas in Asia for a number of years and understand adjustment struggles.
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Mercia Wessels
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
I work with adults and adolescents who want to stop repeating old patterns in their life and relationships. You're the one who is always there for others, but find it difficult to accept help in return. Your friends and loved ones reassure you, but you're plagued with a feeling that you don't really have much to offer. Self-doubt holds you back, and a constant battle with your inner critic leaves you exhausted. You've already worked really hard to try and make changes in your life, but frustratingly, your problems return and you keep struggling with feelings of emptiness and unfulfillment.
I work with adults and adolescents who want to stop repeating old patterns in their life and relationships. You're the one who is always there for others, but find it difficult to accept help in return. Your friends and loved ones reassure you, but you're plagued with a feeling that you don't really have much to offer. Self-doubt holds you back, and a constant battle with your inner critic leaves you exhausted. You've already worked really hard to try and make changes in your life, but frustratingly, your problems return and you keep struggling with feelings of emptiness and unfulfillment.
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Elizabeth May Jarman
MA
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
As a creative art therapist with a background in palliative care nursing and pastoral care, I have a particular interest in bereavement support. Using creative methods to help the client understand their process one can move into a new way of being.
As a creative art therapist with a background in palliative care nursing and pastoral care, I have a particular interest in bereavement support. Using creative methods to help the client understand their process one can move into a new way of being.
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Charu Mangla Goel
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Our minds need truth and if you are in search for truth that liberates you from within, I can facilitate your inner voyage that would help give words to your experience and reconnect with your emotions. Working primarily from a Psychodynamic Psychotherapy framework, my approach involves helping you work through your current challenges by enabling you to make sense of your difficult experiences and connect with the underlying emotions, so you can experience a changed relationship to self and others.
Our minds need truth and if you are in search for truth that liberates you from within, I can facilitate your inner voyage that would help give words to your experience and reconnect with your emotions. Working primarily from a Psychodynamic Psychotherapy framework, my approach involves helping you work through your current challenges by enabling you to make sense of your difficult experiences and connect with the underlying emotions, so you can experience a changed relationship to self and others.
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Adrian Del Monaco
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Adrian enjoys working with a range of psychological and interpersonal issues, including anxiety, anger management, personality disorders, trauma, self-harm, relationship difficulties, bullying, low confidence, loss and grief, and depression. Adrian has particular experience working with adolescents and young adults, which usually involves families, friends, partners, teachers, and other professionals. Adrian also has a separate interest in those who participate in sport or performance-based activity. Adrian’s therapeutic approach is informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Schema Therapy.
Adrian enjoys working with a range of psychological and interpersonal issues, including anxiety, anger management, personality disorders, trauma, self-harm, relationship difficulties, bullying, low confidence, loss and grief, and depression. Adrian has particular experience working with adolescents and young adults, which usually involves families, friends, partners, teachers, and other professionals. Adrian also has a separate interest in those who participate in sport or performance-based activity. Adrian’s therapeutic approach is informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Schema Therapy.
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TK Psychotherapy
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Tamra is a psychologist who commenced her career working as a holistic practitioner. She completed a Master of Science in Cross-Cultural Psychology while living in the United Kingdom for 10 years. On her return to Melbourne in 2009 she completed a Masters of Counselling Psychology. Tamra then began working in Custodial and Correctional services, initially facilitating Drug and Alcohol programs in private prisons before working as a Forensic Clinician. Alongside this work she has provided services to clients in the private practice setting for over a decade.
Tamra is a psychologist who commenced her career working as a holistic practitioner. She completed a Master of Science in Cross-Cultural Psychology while living in the United Kingdom for 10 years. On her return to Melbourne in 2009 she completed a Masters of Counselling Psychology. Tamra then began working in Custodial and Correctional services, initially facilitating Drug and Alcohol programs in private prisons before working as a Forensic Clinician. Alongside this work she has provided services to clients in the private practice setting for over a decade.
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Breeanna Cross
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Health Psych.
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Breeanna has held a long interest in the mind body connection and clinical health psychology. She enjoys providing evidence based treatment to a variety of people with mood and anxiety problems; pain management concerns; physical or psychological injury or illnesses; disordered eating, body image and weight management issues; life changes; grief and loss; parenting and relationship problems; performance, academic and career issues. Breeanna also offers expert consulting in the corporate field on matters related to workplace mental health prevention and rehabilitation, assessment and safety.
Breeanna has held a long interest in the mind body connection and clinical health psychology. She enjoys providing evidence based treatment to a variety of people with mood and anxiety problems; pain management concerns; physical or psychological injury or illnesses; disordered eating, body image and weight management issues; life changes; grief and loss; parenting and relationship problems; performance, academic and career issues. Breeanna also offers expert consulting in the corporate field on matters related to workplace mental health prevention and rehabilitation, assessment and safety.
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Pre-Emptive Healthcare
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
The psychologists at Pre-Emptive Healthcare have extensive experience in psychological treatment of children, adolescents and adults that have depression, anxiety and many other conditions. Unlike other psychologists who are just out of university these clinicians been working in this field over many years. Treatment is not in a ‘home/office’ but located within its own clinic. Conveniently located close to the Eastern fwy; with ample street parking, tram stop 46 on the 48 tram route and a few minutes walk from the Burke Road, Kew intersection.
The psychologists at Pre-Emptive Healthcare have extensive experience in psychological treatment of children, adolescents and adults that have depression, anxiety and many other conditions. Unlike other psychologists who are just out of university these clinicians been working in this field over many years. Treatment is not in a ‘home/office’ but located within its own clinic. Conveniently located close to the Eastern fwy; with ample street parking, tram stop 46 on the 48 tram route and a few minutes walk from the Burke Road, Kew intersection.
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Bruce Alexander
PhD
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Dr Bruce Alexander has devoted his life to the improvement of physical and psychological health. With over 20 years experience, Melbourne Hypnotherapist, Bruce offers private hypnotherapy consultations at his clinic in Kew. After working for 10 years as a medical researcher, Bruce was seeking a new career where he could support people more directly to improve their own lives. He was inspired to train as a hypnotherapist based on his own successful experience using hypnotherapy to gain control over exam anxiety while he was at university.
Dr Bruce Alexander has devoted his life to the improvement of physical and psychological health. With over 20 years experience, Melbourne Hypnotherapist, Bruce offers private hypnotherapy consultations at his clinic in Kew. After working for 10 years as a medical researcher, Bruce was seeking a new career where he could support people more directly to improve their own lives. He was inspired to train as a hypnotherapist based on his own successful experience using hypnotherapy to gain control over exam anxiety while he was at university.
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Vine Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
I thrive on helping people improve the quality of their lives by better managing their mental health. Maybe you have always struggled with things like worry, stress, change or low mood. Or maybe for the first time you have encountered a challenge that is difficult to manage on your own. We all face difficult and challenging times at some point, and may need to look beyond ourselves for practical support to resolve a psychological issue. When we learn how to constructively deal with our mental health challenges, we feel more empowered and better able to pursue those things in life that fulfill us and enable us to thrive.
I thrive on helping people improve the quality of their lives by better managing their mental health. Maybe you have always struggled with things like worry, stress, change or low mood. Or maybe for the first time you have encountered a challenge that is difficult to manage on your own. We all face difficult and challenging times at some point, and may need to look beyond ourselves for practical support to resolve a psychological issue. When we learn how to constructively deal with our mental health challenges, we feel more empowered and better able to pursue those things in life that fulfill us and enable us to thrive.
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Dr Betina Gardner
Psychologist, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Are you finding it hard to manage feeling stressed, worried, angry, and tired? Perhaps you feel disconnected or different from others? Are these feelings getting in the way of creating the life you really want? Not sure of who you are anymore, or what is most important to you? Together we will find the strategies that work best for you, so that your life is more satisfying, and you are more confident to be the person you really want to be. From a safe and non-judgmental space, I support you to unpack things that have happened in the past as well as work out how to change what is going on now.
Are you finding it hard to manage feeling stressed, worried, angry, and tired? Perhaps you feel disconnected or different from others? Are these feelings getting in the way of creating the life you really want? Not sure of who you are anymore, or what is most important to you? Together we will find the strategies that work best for you, so that your life is more satisfying, and you are more confident to be the person you really want to be. From a safe and non-judgmental space, I support you to unpack things that have happened in the past as well as work out how to change what is going on now.
(03) 7500 5857 View (03) 7500 5857
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Owen Weatherley
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Owen enjoys working with a range of psychological issues including anxiety, depression, anger, personality disorders, trauma and relationship difficulties. Owen has experience working with adolescents and adults of all ages. Owen has a particular interest in working with young people struggling with personality, mood or anxiety related difficulties. Owen’s therapeutic approach has an interpersonal and psychodynamic emphasis, helping clients gain deeper insight into themselves and their difficulties, develop self-acceptance and confidence, and resolve obstacles to emotional growth.
Owen enjoys working with a range of psychological issues including anxiety, depression, anger, personality disorders, trauma and relationship difficulties. Owen has experience working with adolescents and adults of all ages. Owen has a particular interest in working with young people struggling with personality, mood or anxiety related difficulties. Owen’s therapeutic approach has an interpersonal and psychodynamic emphasis, helping clients gain deeper insight into themselves and their difficulties, develop self-acceptance and confidence, and resolve obstacles to emotional growth.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Bulleen, VIC

20+

Average cost per session

$200

Counsellors in Bulleen, VIC who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
86% Depression
77% Relationship Issues
73% Self Esteem
73% Stress
59% Life Transitions
50% Bereavement

Average years in practice

17 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% Medicare Rebates
50% Medibank Private
42% Other

How Counsellors in Bulleen, VIC see their clients

96% In Person and Online
4% Online Only

Gender breakdown

87% Female
13% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Bulleen?

Search for nearby psychologists or counsellors by inputting your city, suburb, postcode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the Australian Counselling Association and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. Psychologists must be registered in the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Most Social Workers listed in the directory are members of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors in Australia, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in Australia.

Psychologists have earned a 4 year undergraduate degree in psychology and have completed a postgraduate internship or postgraduate degree. Psychotherapists generally have an undergraduate degree in a health related field in addition to 3-4 years of specialist training in psychotherapy and a period of personal psychotherapy. In order to belong to a professional organisation such as the ACA or PACFA, counsellors and psychotherapists are required to have completed a certain level of AQF qualifications and/ or an approved training course as well as clinical and supervision hours. Social Workers registered with the AASW are required to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, the cost of a therapy session in Australia could be between $100 and $250. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The Better Access Scheme is a government program offering Medicare rebates for mental health care. To access the program you will need to be assessed and diagnosed by your GP and get a Mental Health Plan. This will allow you to receive up to 10 individual sessions and 10 group sessions a year with practitioners who accept bulk billing, with no out of pocket costs for you.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the ACA, PACFA, or the APS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client or others or when a minor is in danger, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.