- Registered, experienced psychologists
- Rebates are available
- Provided by an organisation with nearly 70 years’ experience
Rebates can be claimed for this service under a GP-referred mental health plan through Medicare's Better Access initiative or through private health insurance with relevant extras.
Cathy is a registered psychologist and counsellor with extensive experience addressing a wide range of needs for clients from diverse backgrounds. She holds a Masters in Psychology from Monash University and is a graduate of RAV's post-graduate Specialist Course in Couple Therapy. Cathy provides focused psychological support for individuals, couples and families. She is also a mindfulness teacher and has previous experience working with children and their families in a specialist school refusal program.
Catherine is an experienced psychologist with a Master of Psychology (Education and Development) from Monash University. She works with children, adolescents and adults. Catherine has several years’ experience providing counselling services to children, adolescents and their families in primary and secondary education under Medicare’s Better Access initiative. Her areas of interest include helping children with developmental challenges, emotional regulation, anxiety, depression and adjustment to family separation/divorce and bereavement. Catherine has also worked with adults in private practice covering areas including anxiety, depression, grief and trauma.
Our service can support you with:
Common mental health concerns including:
Family matters including:
Our psychologists can provide clients with a range of effective strategies that best meet their needs and circumstances, including behaviour management, social skills, cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness and play therapy.
Our new family psychology and counselling service is fully private and complements our existing range of funded services.
A private appointment is approximately 55 minutes in length. The number of appointments you attend will depend on your circumstances. While some issues can be resolved in a few appointments, others take longer.
A private appointment costs $150.
Eligible clients can claim a rebate through a GP referral as part of Medicare’s Better Access initiative, or through private health insurance with psychology extras. Please talk to your GP or contact your insurance provider for more information.
Clients will need to claim rebates directly from Medicare or health insurance providers.
Daytime and evening appointments are available Monday to Thursday.
RAV is a valued provider of specialist relationship and family services with nearly 70 years’ experience. We provide services from 13 centres in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. Our services include individual, relationship and family counselling, dispute resolution, relationship skills courses, professional development and training, and family violence prevention, support and recovery services.