25 years of counselling experience really does make a difference. Having worked with thousands of clients I can recognise what’s happening for you faster. Reach out if you need support getting symptoms of anxiety & depression under control, tackling childhood trauma, trauma from intimate partner abuse, sexual assault or workplace bullying. I use both cognitive behavioural & sensorimotor art therapies (Guided Drawing & Clay field therapy) to rapidly improve your situation. Fundamental to my work is helping you to be more certain in yourself, better connected to yourself and others and confident in your decision making.
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.
If you are a young person who has anxiety, lacks motivation and clarity then you are most certainly not alone. Many in this age group feel this way. They feel they are wandering along without direction and focus. Change is possible. From my years of experience, I have seen remarkable change in the mindset of my clients, some of whom have undergone severe trauma in childhood, All this within a safe, confidential environment where there is absolutely no judgement and where you will be treated with utmost respect. The ultimate goal is to become the best version of yourself. I speak Sinhalese and understand the Asian culture.
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.
Couples come to me often feeling that the constant arguing is wearing them down, that they are at the bottom of their partner’s priority list, or that they feel more like roommates rather than lovers. Others complain of constant bickering, walking on eggshells around each other, or living like ships in the night. I also see couples for pre-marital counselling and specific problems such as sexual difficulties, infidelity, money, in-laws, addictions and parenting. In working together we will build insights into patterns that are no longer serving you, and develop action so we can move you from stuck to thriving again.
I enjoy conducting cognitive, educational and comprehensive cognitive assessments to aid in diagnosis, intervention and identify support needs. Aside from assessments, I also have experience working with clients across the lifespan who present with various difficulties including developmental delays, neurodevelopmental disorders, learning delays, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, behavioural difficulties, and trauma.
Hi! My name is Mel and I am a Clinical Psychologist with 10 years of experience. I enjoy working with individuals 16+ years presenting with anxiety disorders, eating disorders, mood difficulties, emotional difficulties, low self esteem, adjustment and life stressors, burnout, trauma and body image. I believe that we all have strengths that we draw upon and help us function in the world and it my job to help you identify what these are and how to utilise them. Outside of seeing clients, I also really enjoy supervising other psychologists as a board approved supervisor. I am a ANZAED eating disorder credentialed psychologist.
Savleen is a clinical psychologist registrar with extensive experience in diverse settings. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Savleen is passionate about mental health and the impact that it can have on people’s lives. She works with individual adults with a wide range of presenting issues. Savleen focuses on supportively engaging her clients to achieve long-term meaningful change in a compassionate, safe, supportive and caring environment. She has a collaborative approach to therapy and encourages her clients to identify their strengths whilst they examine and compassionately reflect on their lives.
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).
Whether your concern is great or small, Moonee Ponds Clinical Psychology will be there by your side to help you understand your situation. Our team of 5 highly experienced psychologists take a compassionate approach using evidence-based therapies.
Kayla is a Registered Psychologist experienced in working with anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, trauma, and parenting issues. Kayla enjoys helping people understand themselves and their environments better and to feel more empowered in their lives. She finds joy in seeing clients feel more comfortable in themselves and in their relationships. Clients who work with Kayla receive an integrated approach to therapeutic care tailored to their needs and interests.
Sophia has an interest in working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing mood and anxiety disorders, phobias, drug and alcohol addiction, adjustment difficulties, emotional dysregulation, and behavioural difficulties. She also works with low self-esteem, personality disorders, and interpersonal difficulties.
Many people see a counsellor to help with; decision-making, adjusting to significant life changes, improving communication styles, overcoming past trauma, developing a sense of self-belief or increasing assertiveness skills. I'm here to help you develop a deeper understanding of your situation, and identify how to move forward and live life to the fullest.
Nav is a skilled and compassionate clinical psychologist with extensive experience. Nav is also a board-approved supervisor and is available to supervise psychologists, provisional psychologists and clinical registrars in a broad range of therapies. Nav is passionate about working with individual adult clients to promote their well-being, helping them to develop the tools to effectively manage challenges and build meaningful relationships with themselves and others. Nav aims to develop a rich and fulfilling therapeutic space with his clients and has a particular focus on helping his clients to create meaningful change and growth.
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.
Dr Hana Guo is an experienced Clinical Psychologist and the founder of AMH Psychology, a private Telehealth-based clinic in Melbourne. Hana supports a large number of professionals, such as academics, lawyers, engineers, health and mental health practitioners, often without a mental health diagnosis to be be happier and better adjusted individuals.
Emma is a clinical psychologist who specialises in working with children, adolescents and young adults (aged 10-30 years). She is a genuinely warm therapist who treats each client as an individual. Emma is passionate about working with clients who experience anxiety (generalised/social/achievement/specific phobias), depression, PTSD symptoms and low self esteem. She has a special interest in working with clients who have experienced trauma.
I'm a Clinical Psychologist with experience treating individuals in a wide range of mental health settings. I tailor my clinical skills to meet the unique needs of each individual, ensuring that they benefit as much as possible from the therapeutic experience and achieve richer, fuller and more meaningful lives.
Maria has special interests in working with trauma, anxiety, rapid mood changes and adjustment difficulties. She is also particularly interested in assessing ADHD in adults and children. She also works with depression, low self-esteem, personality disorders and assessing behavioural issues in young children. She works with both couples and individuals across the lifespan, from young children right through to adulthood. Maria aims to create a non-judgemental space for all clients to achieve their therapeutic goals.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Keilor Downs 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 Keilor Downs 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 Keilor Downs 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 Keilor Downs, or Child Psychologists in Keilor Downs.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Keilor Downs 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 Keilor Downs 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.