Can I choose between a male or female psychologist?

Yes, you can specify this when you ring to make an appointment. You can familiarise yourself with our psychologists here.

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Can I bring a friend or family member along for support?

Yes. Your support person is free to come into the session with you or to sit in our waiting room where our staff will look after them and make them tea or coffee.

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What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

Psychiatrists are medical practitioners who often specialise in the treatment of psychoses and mental illness. As doctors they are able to prescribe medications to their patients.
Psychologists have undergone extensive university training in the area of human behaviour.  They are qualified to help people to understand and manage the emotions, behaviours and issues that are causing them difficulties in their […]

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What is the difference between a psychologist and a counsellor?

Anyone, even without adequate training, can call themselves a counsellor.
Psychologists, on the other hand, must have completed extensive university training and must meet and abide by the strict criteria and ethical guidelines set by the Psychology Board of Australia.  All of our psychologists are fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

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What kind of treatment strategies do psychologists use?

Psychologists use a wide range of highly effective and evidence-based treatments.  Some of these include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Transactional Analysis (TA), Schema Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy.

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