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10 Misconceptions and Myths About Seeing a Psychologist

It can be a big step to consider seeing a psychologist. Why? Of course, there are a whole range of reasons, but part of the picture seems to relate to the secrecy and myths surrounding therapy. Conversations about mental health are increasing and stigma is reducing, but a whole range [...]

By | 2017-11-09T16:34:41+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Information about seeing a psychologist, Our Team, Wellbeing|

Can I Afford to See a Psychologist?

Seeing a psychologist is often more affordable than people think. Depending on your individual circumstances there are several ways that you can access psychology services including through: The Medicare "Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative" This initiative is available if your GP believes you meet particular criteria for a mental [...]

Introducing Dr Siobhan Ryan, Clinical Psychologist

We're excited to begin the year by welcoming a new team member, Dr Siobhan Ryan, Clinical Psychologist. Siobhan has a strong focus on respect and collaboration. She is compassionate in supporting her clients as they work through difficulties, recognising that the client is the expert in themselves and their situation. [...]

By | 2017-03-03T03:57:25+00:00 January 15th, 2017|Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Our Team, Relationships, Wellbeing|

How to Find a Psychologist Who is Right For You

Research studies consistently show that the relationship between a client and their psychologist is one of the most important factors in determining whether counselling will be helpful. In fact, the rapport that you have with your psychologist has been found to be more important than the type of treatment approaches [...]

By | 2017-03-03T03:57:26+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Information about seeing a psychologist, Our Team|

Frequently Asked Questions About Seeing a Psychologist

How many sessions do people tend to see a psychologist for? Every person has a different journey through therapy. This is largely dependent on the nature of why they are coming in and what it is that they are hoping to get out of sessions. Some people come to see [...]

Meet Our Newest Team Member, Helen Shepherd, Clinical Psychologist

We are excited to finish up the year by welcoming Helen Shepherd to our team. Helen is a clinical psychologist with 18 years of experience working with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, panic, eating disorders, body image concerns, trauma, stress and grief and loss. To read more [...]

By | 2017-03-03T03:57:32+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Our Team|

Introducing Richard Stratton, Psychologist at Inner Melbourne Clinical Psychology

We'd like to welcome the newest member of our team, Richard Stratton. Richard is an approachable and passionate psychologist, with a Master of Clinical Psychology from Griffith University. He enjoys seeing first-hand the long-lasting change therapy can bring to people’s lives. Richard has experience treating a wide range of mental [...]

By | 2017-03-03T03:57:32+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Our Team|

Introducing Sharon Prendergast, Psychologist at Inner Melbourne Clinical Psychology

We are pleased to welcome the newest member of our team at Inner Melbourne Clinical Psychology, Sharon Prendergast. Sharon is a fully registered psychologist with over fifteen years of experience improving the mental health and wellbeing of her clients. She considers herself incredibly lucky to have found a career where [...]

By | 2017-03-03T03:57:33+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Our Team|

Introducing Dr Gerke Witt, Clinical Psychologist at Inner Melbourne Clinical Psychology

We are pleased introduce the newest member of our team at Inner Melbourne Clinical Psychology, Dr Gerke Witt. Gerke is a registered clinical psychologist and a founding member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association. She completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at The University of Melbourne. Gerke has over [...]

By | 2017-03-03T03:57:33+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Our Team|

Introducing Diane Geytenbeek, Psychologist at Inner Melbourne Clinical Psychology

It's been an exciting few weeks at Inner Melbourne Clinical Psychology. We welcomed Nazli Kayhan onboard last week and this week we have the pleasure of introducing you to Diane Geytenbeek, registered psychologist. Diane is a compassionate, authentic, person centred psychologist, who believes in the importance of establishing a safe, [...]

By | 2017-03-03T03:57:33+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Our Team|