My work is built upon over six years of experience and thousands of client interactions around the country, across the public, private and non-for-profit sector. I work with young adults, adults, and older adults, presenting with a range of mental health issues including trauma, anxiety and mood related disorders, identity and existential issues, vocational uncertainty, grief and loss, personality disorders, and anger management issues.
Bahareh was drawn to psychology by a desire to help people fulfil their potential. She is interested in evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and mindfulness based interventions as she believes these tools allow people to grow emotionally and to flourish in all aspects of life. Bahareh comes from a multicultural background and is able to relate easily to people from all walks of life, various ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. She is able to work across the lifespan and has the experience of working with children in school settings.
Anthony is a Youth, Family, Couples & EMDR Psychologist, and the Director of Systemic Psychology. Clinically, Anthony frequently works with young people, couples, families and individuals experiencing a range of mental health issues. Professionally, Anthony has worked in private practice, schools, local government, consulting and currently as a postgraduate lecturer at The University of Melbourne.
Isabel is a registered psychologist with the Australian Psychology Board and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a warm and approachable personality and uses a client-centred model. Isabel will work collaboratively with you to understand and help you through your difficulties. Isabel has experience with a range of issues across the lifespan and can adapt to children and adult clients from different cultural and social backgrounds.
Ashveen’s approach is warm, compassionate, and curious. She is a registered psychologist with experience working with children, teenagers, and adults from different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds across schools, private practices, and universities. Ashveen strives to improve her clients' wellbeing by providing holistic support tailored to each individual's needs and circumstances. She works collaboratively with clients to develop and achieve therapy goals, with a focus on harnessing client's strengths.
Safe and compassionate therapy for women and girls 16 and over. As women, we experience unique challenges related to gender, like - discrimination, sexual assault, abuse, domestic violence and hormonal life transitions. And these life experiences can have a significant impact on your mental health and wellbeing. I believe, given the right environment and opportunities, we can all live a rich and meaningful life. It takes strength and courage to reach out for help, so I promise to meet you where you are - gently and mindfully.
Mariana is a passionate, open-minded and empathetic provisional psychologist who enjoys listening to clients' life stories and being part of their difficult times, providing them with the support they need to overcome challenges. Relying on talk therapy and deep reflection techniques, she will help clients to bring thoughts, feelings and experiences to the surface under different perspectives. She believes that a holistic approach can lead to surprising results and enjoys participating in this trajectory of achievement with her clients. Mariana is bilingual (English & Portuguese) and is familiar with different cultures.
Liz has a broad range of clinical interests including working with clients who experience mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, trauma related emotional difficulties, self-esteem issues, loss and grief and anger issues.
Our philosophy is pretty simple. We believe in you. We want you to be the best version of yourself and we can join you on that journey. Our team at Launch Psychology, Dr. Daniela De Fazio, Dr. Brooke Davis, Dr. Kirrily Rogers and Dr. Ann Sloan, have a practical approach to understanding the psychology of where you are and where you'd like to go. Our focus is on using psychology and neuropsychology frameworks to help you develop the skills and habits to respond flexibly to whatever life deals you.
Sian is a warm, empathetic, and approachable general psychologist, whose primary therapeutic focus is the relationship that she forms with her clients. Sian is a person-centred therapist and has a strong appreciation for the uniqueness of each client. As such, Sian utilises various modalities to best meet her client's individual needs and desired outcomes through evidence-based assessment and intervention. Sian likes to work collaboratively with her clients, to ensure that they always recognise their own expertise and that intervention is always guided by them and their comfort levels.
Since completing the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology, I have been passionate about helping people achieve positive mental health outcomes. I extend my time across various roles including private practice, sessional lecturing, and supervision. I have extensive experience across both clinical and forensic settings. I have an open-minded and flexible therapeutic approach. I want to empower you to understand the driving factors behind your mental health concerns, and achieve goals which are most important to you. I have a special interest in working with children and adolescents, trauma, and anxiety disorders.
Dr Germaine Gergis, is a board-endorsed Clinical Psychologist, Supervisor and Lecturer with many years' experience in delivering high quality assessments and treatment to infants, children, adolescents and adults, and their families. Germaine has worked across private and public sectors helping those who have presented with a diverse range of mental health issues and neurodevelopmental disorders. She has extensive experience in working with mood & anxiety disorders, OCD, trauma-related disorders and personality disorders. Speciality roles include infant mental health & autism spectrum disorders, including providing second opinions.
Michael has special interest in working with individuals with eating-disorders, and addictions. He is keen to work with clients from across the lifespan. He is also great with children. He likes to take the time to talk with clients and understand their troubles to work together to come up with the best way to meet the client’s needs.
I am a calm, compassionate, warm, friendly and open-minded psychologist. I have excellent communication skills and provide my clients with an accepting, sympathetic and comfortable atmosphere to share their concerns. Being bilingual (English & Farsi) i am familiar with various cultures, particularly Eastern cultures. I have had unique and remarkable life experiences as an immigrant and a victim of domestic violence, i eventually overcame all my life challenges now i am a stronger woman who is ready to share my psychological knowledge and life experiences with my clients.
I enjoy working with people from different life paths to assist them to make necessary lifestyle changes that will enable them to lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives. I avoids a ‘one size fits all’ approach to therapy, rather incorporates different evidence-based practises to achieve holistic outcomes. My approach includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She has a keen interest in working with anyone seeking a change or improvement in their lives and boost performance in day to day activities.
Chantal is a warm, empathic and open-minded Psychologist who has worked with clients from a variety of cultures, particularly in European and Middle Eastern cultures. Her strength is her ability to engage with people in a non-judgemental manner, and to create a safe environment that will foster a collaborative and integrative relationship with her clients. She assists clients in identifying and exploring issues that are contributing to their presenting symptomatology.
I am a Psychologist with over 20 Years experience treating a wide range of mental health issues. I help my clients develop a holistic mind-body approach to improve their mental heath & develop the tools they need to cope with all of life’s challenges. I take the time to listen & get to know you, to hear your story & what has lead you to access counselling. I work collaboratively with you to help you understand your symptoms, their causes & maintaining factors, & develop a treatment plan that best suits your individual needs. I also continue to support you with a recovery and relapse prevention plan once you are feeling well.
Minds & Hearts Psychology Services is a Melbourne-based practice that works with individuals across the lifespan. We offer evidence-based and best practice assessment and treatment that, above all, values compassion and respect. With extensive training in CBT, ACT and DBT approaches, Kaitlyn and Brigitte work closely with clients -and their families -to develop and meet therapy goals that aim to help clients achieve their best outcomes. Our psychologist work with a range of presentations in children, adolescents, and adults. A few examples include:
Livia is a clinical psychologist and has a range of experience working with patients with varying difficulties and diverse backgrounds. She has a specific interest in working with adults experiencing difficulties with depression, anxiety, postnatal depression and trauma. She primarily practices from psychodynamic framework which means that she’s interested in exploring, understanding and gaining insights into your mental health and relationship with both yourself and others.
We conduct therapy services for children under 16 years of age, with a focus on ASD, ADHD and intellectual disabilities. We have strong focus on school readiness, social skills and emotional regulation skills. We also conduct ASD Assessments, Cognitive (IQ) Assessments, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD) Assessments (Please note: ASD Assessments require a referral from a paediatrician).
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Essendon 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 Essendon 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 Essendon 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 Essendon, or Child Psychologists in Essendon.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Essendon 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 Essendon 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.