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Psychology

To make a Psychology appointment please contact 03 5221 2535

What is psychology?

Psychology is the study of the study of the human soul, mind, or spirit.  In the scientific or social sciences fields it is seen as the study of the human mind and how it functions.  Psychologists look at factors which influence the way we think, feel and learn.  Evidence based-strategies and interventions are put in place to:

  • overcome psychological issues a person may have
  • develop strategies to manage difficulties within a person’s life
  • improve a person's performance
  • help to assist in improving self esteem and your outlook on life

Some practitioners take a more holistic approach in treating persons with psychological issues.

 Areas where psychological treatment can assist

With many areas of specialisation, Psychologists can assist with multiple areas inclusive of:

  • Fears, phobias, and anxiety problems
  • Eating and weight control problems
  • Improving relationships between people
  • Stress and chronic pain
  • Depression and grief
  • Dealing with past trauma
  • Sexual problems
  • Self esteem
  • Bullying
  • Sleeping problems
  • Compulsive and addictive behaviour
  • Children's learning and behavioural difficulties
  • Developmental disorders e.g., autism
  • Human resource management
  • Consumer and marketing psychology
  • Job analysis and design
  • Improving performance in sport
  • Personal growth  
  • Substance abuse
  • Managing the effects of chronic illness
  • Performance enhancement eg increasing  your confidence
  • Providing consultation for businesses regarding workplace mental health and minimising impact on staff stress.