Services

Nicole is a Registered Psychologist who offers the following services to people of all ages.

​*Medicare rebates apply for clients with a mental health care plan. For more information please go to our Care Plan page.

*Bulk billing for Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) members.

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Individual Therapy

Individual consults with Nicole are located in Padbury and are suitable for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. All consults are 55 minutes in duration. Individual therapy can assist people to:​

  • Become overall more self-aware

  • Learn to manage intense emotions and unhelpful thoughts

  • Recognise and change unhelpful behavioural patterns

  • Understand the origin of our emotions, and beliefs about ourselves and others

  • Learn and implement effective communication skills

  • Build healthy and positive relationships

  • Be more assertive

  • Develop short, medium and long term personal goals 

  • Improve overall quality of life

  • Learn and implement self-care.​

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Relationship Counselling

Relationship counselling is suitable for people aged 18 years and older.

  • Marriage counselling

  • Divorce and separation

  • Co-parenting arrangements

Common themes discussed in relationship counselling:

  • Conflict

  • Mental illness

  • Blended families

  • Infidelity

  • Insecurities

  • General life stress. 

Relationship counselling can provide a safe space for couples to:

  • Express expectations concerns and feelings about the relationship

  • Identify communication problems and learn to communicate more effectively

  • Understand how to support each other

  • Reconnect emotionally 

  • Reconnect intimately

  • Learn to negotiate, compromise, and see things from each other's perspectives

Zoom and telephone Consults (Telehalth)

Zoom consults are currently available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays. Under the new COVID-19 Medicare Benefit Scheme, Zoom consults can be claimed on Medicare. A gap fee applies.

Some people feel hesitant to engage over video. These are normal nerves and often pass after the first session or two. 

 
 
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