Laura Kemppainen
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General Verified
Offers online therapy
I am a registered psychologist who works with children (5+), adolescents and adults. I recently moved to private practice from a family/community mental health organisation where I also worked for a trauma-specific program and LGBTIQ+ specific service. I also bring experience from prior work in private practice, supporting adolescents and work specifically with addiction. I work with a variety of issues including general mental health issues, adjustment to life changes/stresses, grief, trauma and concerns around substance use.
(03) 9020 4507
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Offers online therapy
I am a registered psychologist who works with children (5+), adolescents and adults. I recently moved to private practice from a family/community mental health organisation where I also worked for a trauma-specific program and LGBTIQ+ specific service. I also bring experience from prior work in private practice, supporting adolescents and work specifically with addiction. I work with a variety of issues including general mental health issues, adjustment to life changes/stresses, grief, trauma and concerns around substance use.
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Fortitude Wellbeing
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General Verified
Offers online therapy
Melissa works with a wide range of issues, including anxiety, panic attacks, depression, trauma, life transitions and coping with change, work-place stress and relationship issues. She offers short and longer-term therapy to clients from adolescence (13+) to adulthood. Melissa recognises that taking the leap and making an appointment to see a psychologist can be very daunting. People are often unsure whether counselling is right thing for them. To alleviate this distress, she will contact you and discuss your concerns and answer any questions you may have prior to your session.
(03) 8613 3447
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Offers online therapy
Melissa works with a wide range of issues, including anxiety, panic attacks, depression, trauma, life transitions and coping with change, work-place stress and relationship issues. She offers short and longer-term therapy to clients from adolescence (13+) to adulthood. Melissa recognises that taking the leap and making an appointment to see a psychologist can be very daunting. People are often unsure whether counselling is right thing for them. To alleviate this distress, she will contact you and discuss your concerns and answer any questions you may have prior to your session.
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Jacqui Ormsby
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General Verified
Offers online therapy
I am an Educational and Developmental Psychologist, who provides counselling and assessment services to children and adolescents. I work from a strengths based perspective and aim to assist my clients to realise their true potential and capabilities. I endeavour to be authentic, genuine, and ethical in the relationships I form with my clients. I have a special interest in autism, giftedness, and psycho-educational assessment.
(02) 4810 0668
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Offers online therapy
I am an Educational and Developmental Psychologist, who provides counselling and assessment services to children and adolescents. I work from a strengths based perspective and aim to assist my clients to realise their true potential and capabilities. I endeavour to be authentic, genuine, and ethical in the relationships I form with my clients. I have a special interest in autism, giftedness, and psycho-educational assessment.
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Kristi Lynch
Psychologist, PsyBA General Verified
Offers online therapy
I am a psychologist with extensive experience across a range of corporate and educational settings. I provide a safe and supportive environment in which to explore and resolve challenging personal and relationship issues. I have a passion for working with NDIS clients, people looking to overcome trauma, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, anger and grief. I help people to achieve a better understanding of why they feel the way they do, why they think in a particular way, and to challenge and shift behaviour patterns which are holding them back from experiencing a more connected, fulfilled and meaningful life.
(03) 6146 1640
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Offers online therapy
I am a psychologist with extensive experience across a range of corporate and educational settings. I provide a safe and supportive environment in which to explore and resolve challenging personal and relationship issues. I have a passion for working with NDIS clients, people looking to overcome trauma, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, anger and grief. I help people to achieve a better understanding of why they feel the way they do, why they think in a particular way, and to challenge and shift behaviour patterns which are holding them back from experiencing a more connected, fulfilled and meaningful life.
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Nicole Levy
Social Work/Therapist, AASW Verified
Offers online therapy
Have you thought about seeking help for a long time? Struggling to make sense of what is happening in your life and how to manage your feelings and relationships? Do you want to improve your relationship and improve communication and intimacy? Are you finding that anxiety is running your life and, or feeling low in mood and unmotivated? Seeking help can the first step to moving forward and improving aspects of your life that concern you.
(02) 4810 0688
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Offers online therapy
Have you thought about seeking help for a long time? Struggling to make sense of what is happening in your life and how to manage your feelings and relationships? Do you want to improve your relationship and improve communication and intimacy? Are you finding that anxiety is running your life and, or feeling low in mood and unmotivated? Seeking help can the first step to moving forward and improving aspects of your life that concern you.
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Insight of Life
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2 Verified
Offers online therapy
It is never too early or too late in your life to seek therapy. Most of us become skeptical and may avoid coming to therapy. However, in most cases you will find that through the therapeutic sessions you can improve your life, your relationship; control and understand your anxiety. You will be able to change unhealthy coping mechanisms like alcohol, drugs and sexual validation. There is no obligation to come back ,but there will always be genuine willingness to assist with your problems.
(03) 9070 5779
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Offers online therapy
It is never too early or too late in your life to seek therapy. Most of us become skeptical and may avoid coming to therapy. However, in most cases you will find that through the therapeutic sessions you can improve your life, your relationship; control and understand your anxiety. You will be able to change unhealthy coping mechanisms like alcohol, drugs and sexual validation. There is no obligation to come back ,but there will always be genuine willingness to assist with your problems.
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Benjamin Torrens-Witherow
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych Verified
Offers online therapy
Ben is a Clinical Psychologist with experience in assisting adults and adolescents to manage their difficulties and journey toward a rich and meaningful life. He does this by providing a collaborative space that is warm, safe, judgement-free, and sometimes even humorous! In this space, Ben will empower you to identify your strengths, develop strategies and tools for positive change, boost wellbeing and resilience, and build understanding and acceptance of yourself. Ben’s approach is primarily informed by the evidence-based “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” (ACT).
(03) 9111 2664
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Offers online therapy
Ben is a Clinical Psychologist with experience in assisting adults and adolescents to manage their difficulties and journey toward a rich and meaningful life. He does this by providing a collaborative space that is warm, safe, judgement-free, and sometimes even humorous! In this space, Ben will empower you to identify your strengths, develop strategies and tools for positive change, boost wellbeing and resilience, and build understanding and acceptance of yourself. Ben’s approach is primarily informed by the evidence-based “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” (ACT).
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Nicole Varigos
Psychologist, MPsych Verified
Nicole is a registered psychologist who has worked with adults and children across private practice, community health, school and tertiary institution settings. Nicole has a passion for working with client’s aged 16+ experiencing anxiety and depressive disorders, trauma, personality disorders (e.g., BPD), addictions, family violence and relationship issues. She utilises a number of treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Humanistic interventions and Mentalization Based therapy.
(02) 4504 0211
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Nicole is a registered psychologist who has worked with adults and children across private practice, community health, school and tertiary institution settings. Nicole has a passion for working with client’s aged 16+ experiencing anxiety and depressive disorders, trauma, personality disorders (e.g., BPD), addictions, family violence and relationship issues. She utilises a number of treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Humanistic interventions and Mentalization Based therapy.
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Paul Saunders
Psychologist, MSc, MAPS Verified
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients only
Paul is an experienced psychologist dedicated to helping people overcome the challenges life places before us. Connecting to clients via Telehealth or face to face sessions Paul ensures all his clients feel psychologically safe to explore their psychological issues and develop practical methods to overcome their problems, build their resilience and attain the skills and mindset to enjoy their life and achieve their goals. Paul applies Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Resilience & Mindfulness training with positive psychology models to ensure his clients resolve their issues and flourish in their work and life.
(03) 7037 6901
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Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients only
Paul is an experienced psychologist dedicated to helping people overcome the challenges life places before us. Connecting to clients via Telehealth or face to face sessions Paul ensures all his clients feel psychologically safe to explore their psychological issues and develop practical methods to overcome their problems, build their resilience and attain the skills and mindset to enjoy their life and achieve their goals. Paul applies Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Resilience & Mindfulness training with positive psychology models to ensure his clients resolve their issues and flourish in their work and life.
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Melody Howlett
Social Work/Therapist, AASW Verified
I support couples of all ages, stages, personalities and abilities in relationships to better relate to, understand and communicate with one another and increase their sense of connection. I specialise and am trained in Gottman Therapy which was developed by psychologists and husband and wife team, John and Julie Gottman, out of their almost 50 years of work researching and supporting couples to live more connected and fulfilling lives together.
(03) 7020 2723
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I support couples of all ages, stages, personalities and abilities in relationships to better relate to, understand and communicate with one another and increase their sense of connection. I specialise and am trained in Gottman Therapy which was developed by psychologists and husband and wife team, John and Julie Gottman, out of their almost 50 years of work researching and supporting couples to live more connected and fulfilling lives together.
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Inspira Psychotherapy (Gene Kee)
Psychotherapist, PACFA Verified
Offers online therapy
Qualifications: BSc. Psych; GradDip. Psych, Master of Counselling, PACFA. Treatment modalities utilised: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Motivational Interviewing (MI) technique is also used. I am also an accredited Online Therapist providing counselling through video, online chat and telephone platforms. Clinical experience: worked with adults and children from a range of psychosocial and behavioural adjustment issues, as a result of adverse effects from psychological trauma. This include those affected by Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse and War.
(03) 8797 2450
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Offers online therapy
Qualifications: BSc. Psych; GradDip. Psych, Master of Counselling, PACFA. Treatment modalities utilised: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Motivational Interviewing (MI) technique is also used. I am also an accredited Online Therapist providing counselling through video, online chat and telephone platforms. Clinical experience: worked with adults and children from a range of psychosocial and behavioural adjustment issues, as a result of adverse effects from psychological trauma. This include those affected by Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse and War.
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Dr Rob Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA - Clin. Psych Verified
Offers online therapy
I am a Clincial Psychologist who is APHRA registered and an Australian Psychological Society Member (MAPS). I have over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and families. I have completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Masters in Sport & Exercise Psychology with Commendation and Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Psychology. I have substantial experience of working with a range of client groups across the lifespan in a variety of settings.
0401 404 490
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Offers online therapy
I am a Clincial Psychologist who is APHRA registered and an Australian Psychological Society Member (MAPS). I have over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and families. I have completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Masters in Sport & Exercise Psychology with Commendation and Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Psychology. I have substantial experience of working with a range of client groups across the lifespan in a variety of settings.
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Lee Cubis
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych Verified
Offers online therapy
I am a Clinical Psychologist with over 18 years working in the health and disability sectors (as a support worker, assistant in nursing and Psychologist). I have a special interest in working with adults with disability including acquired brain injury, intellectual disability, ASD, neuro-degenerative disease etc. I also have experience working with couples and families where one or more individuals has disability. Additionally, I have an interest in working with people from LGBTQIA+ populations and work with adults from all populations to manage anxiety disorders using effective and evidence based interventions.
(07) 3186 5741
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Offers online therapy
I am a Clinical Psychologist with over 18 years working in the health and disability sectors (as a support worker, assistant in nursing and Psychologist). I have a special interest in working with adults with disability including acquired brain injury, intellectual disability, ASD, neuro-degenerative disease etc. I also have experience working with couples and families where one or more individuals has disability. Additionally, I have an interest in working with people from LGBTQIA+ populations and work with adults from all populations to manage anxiety disorders using effective and evidence based interventions.
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Nicolas Kipris
Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW Verified
Offers online therapy
I provide a safe and non-judgmental space and am very passionate about this work. I am an eclectic psychotherapist drawing from a variety of disciplines including psychodynamic theory, CBT, EMDR, Internal family systems, Schema therapy and Mindfulness. Feel free to give me a call or email and I would be more than happy to have a chat or reply to any questions you may have. I look forward to hearing from you.
(03) 6144 7045
Verified
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Offers online therapy
I provide a safe and non-judgmental space and am very passionate about this work. I am an eclectic psychotherapist drawing from a variety of disciplines including psychodynamic theory, CBT, EMDR, Internal family systems, Schema therapy and Mindfulness. Feel free to give me a call or email and I would be more than happy to have a chat or reply to any questions you may have. I look forward to hearing from you.
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Ruth Eismontas
Psychotherapist, MA, PACFA Verified
Offers online therapy
If your relationship has hit some bad patches, you have ongoing conflict or have grown apart, I can heIp you. If you need support with relating to your partner, improving your communication skills or managing conflict, then seriously consider calling me. Not every practitioner has the skills and confidence to include your partner in the therapy, I do. I have specialised in Relationship Counselling for more than 15 years and have trained and worked at Relationships Australia. My clients benefit from my broad experience and training as I am also a Clinical Family Therapist and can work with the rest of your family if need be.
(02) 4810 0640
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Offers online therapy
If your relationship has hit some bad patches, you have ongoing conflict or have grown apart, I can heIp you. If you need support with relating to your partner, improving your communication skills or managing conflict, then seriously consider calling me. Not every practitioner has the skills and confidence to include your partner in the therapy, I do. I have specialised in Relationship Counselling for more than 15 years and have trained and worked at Relationships Australia. My clients benefit from my broad experience and training as I am also a Clinical Family Therapist and can work with the rest of your family if need be.
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Nick Ferrier
Psychologist, PsyBA General Verified
Offers online therapy
Nick is passionate about working with high performing individuals from both the public and private sectors, having previously worked with a broad range of clients including professional athletes, ASX200 companies and company directors, high net-worth individuals, and senior Federal Government executives. With a particular interest in resilience and neuropsychotherapy, Nick uses a naturally direct and honest approach to assist his clients to improve their lives.
(03) 7003 2006
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Offers online therapy
Nick is passionate about working with high performing individuals from both the public and private sectors, having previously worked with a broad range of clients including professional athletes, ASX200 companies and company directors, high net-worth individuals, and senior Federal Government executives. With a particular interest in resilience and neuropsychotherapy, Nick uses a naturally direct and honest approach to assist his clients to improve their lives.
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Freedom couple counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1 Verified
Specialist couples therapist with over 10 years experience working with couples and Individuals. I help couples to overcome issues related to infidelity, communication/conflict challenges, sex and intimacy, blended families and parenting. But also couples navigating mental health issues, IVF and infertility, pregnancy loss, work related or financial stress, chronic health conditions. Currently taking new clients - Please call to discuss how can support you further.
(03) 7003 2023
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Specialist couples therapist with over 10 years experience working with couples and Individuals. I help couples to overcome issues related to infidelity, communication/conflict challenges, sex and intimacy, blended families and parenting. But also couples navigating mental health issues, IVF and infertility, pregnancy loss, work related or financial stress, chronic health conditions. Currently taking new clients - Please call to discuss how can support you further.
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Alexander J Karkar
Psychotherapist, PACFA Verified
Offers online therapy
My approach to treatment takes its direction from experience, both in the lived sense and specifically in terms of psychoanalysis (having undergone an analysis and formation as an analyst). My practice pays particularly close attention to the person him or herself, the dynamic cultivated in the session, and am far less interested in peripheral issues such as diagnosis.
(03) 6146 1675
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Offers online therapy
My approach to treatment takes its direction from experience, both in the lived sense and specifically in terms of psychoanalysis (having undergone an analysis and formation as an analyst). My practice pays particularly close attention to the person him or herself, the dynamic cultivated in the session, and am far less interested in peripheral issues such as diagnosis.
Enable Workplace Consulting
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General Verified
We specialise in providing support to those with workplace needs including dealing with bullying, harassment and other interpersonal conflict. Our expertise has been developed over the past 30+ years and our experienced psychologists and industrial consultants provide accessible and practical support for workplace personnel responsible for the wellbeing of their staff. We also provide training and consultancy in areas such as crisis response, psychological first aid, negotiation skills and mediation. contact is for further details about solving your ‘people problems’ in effective compassionate and comprehensive ways tailored to you
(03) 9069 9733
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We specialise in providing support to those with workplace needs including dealing with bullying, harassment and other interpersonal conflict. Our expertise has been developed over the past 30+ years and our experienced psychologists and industrial consultants provide accessible and practical support for workplace personnel responsible for the wellbeing of their staff. We also provide training and consultancy in areas such as crisis response, psychological first aid, negotiation skills and mediation. contact is for further details about solving your ‘people problems’ in effective compassionate and comprehensive ways tailored to you
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Harpreet Deol
Psychologist, PsyBA General Verified
Offers online therapy
Harpreet is an Australian registered psychologist. She has a strong interest in working on complex trauma. Her strength lies in engaging clients with diligence and patience. Harpreet believes in working under an integrative evidence-based model using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She is multilingual and can additionally support clients who speak English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.
(03) 8594 4027
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Offers online therapy
Harpreet is an Australian registered psychologist. She has a strong interest in working on complex trauma. Her strength lies in engaging clients with diligence and patience. Harpreet believes in working under an integrative evidence-based model using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She is multilingual and can additionally support clients who speak English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

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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 Greater Melbourne (Inner) 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 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 Greater Melbourne (Inner) 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 Greater Melbourne (Inner), or Child Psychologists in Greater Melbourne (Inner). You can also use the filters to see only female psychologists.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Greater Melbourne (Inner) psychologists specialising in anger management, couples counselling, or EMDR.


What method of counselling 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 Greater Melbourne (Inner) specialise in therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (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.