Clinical Psychology - Areas of Practice

Our Psychologists draw on current research and thinking in psychology to provide you with specialised therapies for a range of issues encountered across the lifespan. When you contact our service you will be referred to a member of our team who has experience in dealing with your presenting concerns.

Our areas of practice include:
  • Addictions
  • Adjustment to Life Events & Changes
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Coping with a Serious Medical Illness
  • Depression & Mood Difficulties
  • Drug & Alcohol Abuse
  • Emotional & Behavioural Problems in Children
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fears, Phobias, Anxiety & Panic Attacks
  • Grief, Loss & Bereavement
  • Interpersonal Difficulties
  • Marital, Family & Relationship Issues
  • Obsessions & Compulsive Behaviour
  • Pain Management
  • Support in Preparing for Birth
  • Postnatal Distress & Early Parenting Issues
  • Parenting Challenges
  • Post-traumatic Stress
  • Psychological Issues in Pregnancy
  • Psychotic Illnesses
  • Recovery from Childhood Trauma
  • Social Anxiety
  • Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Sleep Problems
  • Stress
  • Sexual Functioning Issues
  • Sexual Identity
  • Gender Identity / Gender Dysphoria
  • Support During Genetic Counselling or Other Medical / Diagnostic Processes

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT SOUTHSIDE HEALTH & WELLBEING:

  • Psychological therapy under Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Therapy for clients with moderate-severe intellectual disabilities
  • Therapy for clients with moderate-severe autism
  • Medico legal assessments or reports
  • Home visits for new patients

Our clinical psychology team bring together a broad range of specialty interests. When you contact us we will ensure that you are assigned to a psychologist who is able to assist with your specific issues.

People contact us for a range of reasons, such as when:
  • They worry all the time, and can’t seem to find the answers
  • The way they feel is affecting their sleep, eating habits, concentration, memory, work, study or relationships
  • Things aren’t getting any better
  • There is a crisis; or a problem needs to be resolved and decisions made
  • They would like to enhance their well-being, performance, or quality of life
  • They feel that talking to an independent, experienced professional could assist