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  • Laura Knox Psychologist

    I am a registered psychologist with an interest in providing high quality therapeutic care in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Susanne Goldie Psychologist

    I work with a wide range of individuals in a non-judgemental, holistic way to understand each person’s unique circumstances and support them in achieving their goals.

  • Peter Baldwin, Ph.D. Registered Psychologist & Clinical Psychology Registrar

    My therapeutic approach is warm and collaborative (with some occasional humour along the way). I work together with each client to develop a shared understanding of their situation and what they would like to get out of therapy.

  • Leisa Thompson Counselling Psychologist

    Warm and caring therapist who has worked with individuals and couples for over 20 years. I work collaboratively with people to create a therapeutic intervention to help them move towards the life they want.

  • Joan Hamilton-Roberts Counselling Psychologist & Psychodramatist

    I have worked with individuals & couples for over 20 years. I help people rediscover forgotten perspectives & create new visions.

  • Dr. Geoff Newbegin Psychologist & Psychotherapist

    I am an experienced counsellor and psychologist with over 15 years of experience, which includes a wide range of clinical experience.

  • Christine Hayes Educational and Developmental Psychologist

    I provide psychological therapy for adults, including parents, and adolescents, and psychological assessment and report-writing services. I work at this clinic on Saturdays.

  • Ross Evans – Clinical Psychologist Clinical Psychologist & Endorsed Supervisor

    I believe strongly in using a collaborative and transparent approach with clients to ensure they are comfortable, finding therapy helpful, and can sustain gains made after therapy has finished.

  • Rebecca Carlson Registered Psychologist & Clinical Registrar

    I work to create strong, supportive relationships, which allow people to explore their experiences and struggles in a safe and non-judgmental space. I provide intervention that is collaborative, and tailored to each person’s individual goals.

Looking for an experienced professional therapist? Our psychology practitioners Laura Knox, Peter Baldwin, Susanne Goldie, Leisa Thompson, Joan Hamilton-Roberts, Dr. Geoff Newbegin, Christine Hayes, Ross Evans and Rebecca Carlson are the core staff at the Centre for Emotion Focused Practice, Melbourne, South Yarra. Each practitioner has a unique professional background, with particular areas of expertise and qualifications. If you are looking for assistance with a particular issue and would like to speak to a practitioner with experience in that area, we encourage you to browse the profiles below and mention the name of your preferred professional when you call to make your initial appointment.

With their combined experience in supporting people’s emotional development and healing, our psychology practitioners assist clients in discovering better ways to live their lives. Each psychologist at our South Yarra clinic has devoted their professional careers in helping clients develop effective coping mechanisms and explore deep underlying issues through therapy.

To set an appointment, call (03) 9820 5577.

Please note that Medicare rebates are available through the Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative. If you are looking for a bulk billing psychologist in Melbourne, please call to find out how much of your preferred practitioner’s fees will be covered.

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