Find a Psychotherapist

Below is a list of members of the VAPP  in private practice, with location, contact details and scope of work included.

If you are looking for a psychotherapist or professional supervisor, the VAPP can help you make a suitable connection.

You can contact a psychotherapist directly from the list below or phone the VAPP to discuss your needs initially with a qualified psychotherapist.

Note that some psychotherapists offer foreign language consultations.



Jacqueline Adler

BH 03 9521 2809 E: 
Psychologist and social worker. Adult, child and adolescent psychotherapy; couples. Skype available. Professional supervision, teaching and infant observation seminars.

Rhonda Attwood

Northern Suburbs/Fairfield
P: 9481-4045
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist/Clinical Psychologist. Individual adult psychotherapy
Medicare Rebate available.

Adam Becker

East Melbourne
M: 0477 005 578
Individual psychotherapy for adults/young adults.  Counselling Psychologist.  Medicare rebates.  Interest in LGBTIQ issues, sexuality, self-identity, shame, anxiety, depression, trauma.

Rosalie Birkin

P: 9510 7783
Infant, child, adolescent, adult psychotherapy. Supervision and teaching.

Julia Blum

P: 9563 1846  M:0438 188285
Psychoanalytic psychotherapist, accredited mental health social worker, Medicare provider number. Individual adult (18+ years) psychotherapy – short and long-term.
Interest in chronic illness, older people

Jill Blyth

P: 9482 7015
Adult individual psychotherapy; short and long term. MAASW. Approved Medicare Provider

Dana Branda-Pawlaczyk

M:0408 424 842
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist/Psychologist
Therapy for Adults, Couples and older adolescents.
Depression/Anxiety/Trauma/ Unresolved Grief/Marital and Family Relationships
Skype available
Private and Medicare Rebates apply.

Dr Christine Brett Vickers

Bendigo, Northcote
M: 0412 633 747 P:03 54353112
Individual; Couple; Group; Mothers and Babies; Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (Short Term); Supervision; Reading Group: (Bendigo)

Paul Coombe

P: 9818 7379
Adults and older adolescents, Mothers and babies. Analytic group therapy for adults.

Diane Cronin

East Melbourne
P: 9513 0102
Individual Adult Psychotherapy;
Anxiety, Trauma, Relationship and Intimacy issues

Robert Elston

North Fitzroy
P: 9486 2967
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
Britt Farrance Carnegie
P: 0409 880 332
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, working with adults. Also provides supervision, consultations and education sessions. Skype available.

Wayne Featherstone

East Melbourne
M: 0417 586 460
Adults or Couples; Individual and Group. Supervision; Reading Groups.
Mental Health Provider Registration
Bridget Fitzgerald North Fitzroy
P: 9486 1965
Psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Initial training in Clinical Psychology. Individual psychoanalytic therapy and supervision.
Dr Daniela Gavrilova Richmond
P:  03 9517 430
Psychiatrist and psychoanalytic psychotherapy for adults – short and long term therapy, supervision and teaching.  Interest in depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, sexuality, relationship issues.  Languages spoken:  Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Croatian.  Psychiatrist Medicare rebates

Jennifer Greenway

P 9497 4030
M 0412 121903
Couples, individuals adolescents and Supervision.
Work with Anxiety, depression, trauma and sexual dysfunction.

Marilyn Gross

Brighton P 9596 8608 Individuals, couples, groups; Supervision

Paul Hammond

Clifton Hill / North Fitzroy
P: 9482 4062
Individual, Supervision and Clinical Psychology.

Dr Elisabeth Hanscombe

Hawthorn East Ph 9882 4159
Individual adult, young adult, couple, skype, and supervision.

Conrad Hauser

P: 9578 0396
Adult Individual; Clinical Supervision; Secondary Consultation; Reading Group

Moira Healy

East Melbourne
P: 9517 2960
Individual, couple and mother-baby psychotherapy, supervision and training.
Medicare rebates available.

Dr Peter Heffernan

M: 0402 138 461
Adult Individual therapy, Supervision. Medicare rebate available.
  Jenny Howard Ormond, South Gippsland
M: 0419 115 829
Child, adolescent and adult therapy, supervision and consultation. Medicare rebates. Early morning and evening sessions available.
Gabby Howse East Melbourne
M: 0411 651 094
Individual and couples therapy; adoption, fertility, personality disorders, depression, sexual abuse and anxiety issues. Supervision and Skype available.

Michelle Hurst

East Melbourne
M 0419 375 646
Individual psychotherapy for adults, supervision, Clinical Social Worker

Anne Jeffs

M:0432 175 798
Individual adult; child, adolescent; Mother-baby dyad; parent. Clinical Social Worker

Peter Joiner

Boronia (Outer Eastern suburbs)
P: 9720 1667
 Individual Adult Psychotherapy, Supervision
Marie Karamesinis Caulfield North
P: 9517 2441
Adult Psychotherapy, Medicare Rebates
Fiona Lacy Williamstown
P: 9397 1698
Individual adult psychotherapy: post-natal issues, depression, anxiety, trauma.  LGBTIQ sensitive
Counselling Psychologist/ Medicare rebates

Dr Marion Lustig

Caulfield North
P: 9571 5111
Psychiatrist. Individual adults; Professional supervision; Skype; Reading groups; Balint groups.

Neil Maizels

P: 98181705
Psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults. Help for Depression, Work or School issues, Relationship and intimacy issues, Mid-life issues.
Dr Salvatore Martino Malvern East
P:  9005 0150
Individual Adult Psychotherapy
Psychiatrist Medicare rebates available

Dana Maude

M: 0425 802 356
Individual psychotherapy, Supervision.
Clinical psychologist. Medicare rebates available

Pamela Nathan

P: 9853 4044
Individual Adult Psychotherapy: short and long-term.
Clinical and forensic psychologist.
Offer supervision, consultation, teaching and forensic reports.  Medicare rebates apply.

Harry Nazikian

P 9894-8437
Clinical Psychologist & Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist.  Individual, long & short-term. Supervision and secondary consultation.
Supervision available by Skype for rural clinicians

Dr Denis O’Loughlin

Mornington, East Melbourne
M: 0458 633 004
Individual adult psychotherapy.

Anna Rappoport

P: 9528 3849
Psychologist / Psychoanalytic psychotherapist.
Individual adult psychotherapy.
Medicare rebates available.

Dr Leonardo S Rodriguez

North Carlton
P: 9349 3462E:
Individual psychoanalysis with children, adolescents and adults. Supervision.
Spanish speaking.

Nicci Rossel

Fitzroy Nth  Mobile – 0414432698 Individual; couple; group; supervision & training

Maria-Ines Rotmiler de Zentner

South Yarra Ph 9804 5451
Psychoanalyst. Psychoanalyst with adults and older adolescents.
Individual and group clinical Supervision

Dr Pauline Schokman

South Yarra
P: 9005 5912
Individual adult psychotherapy, Skype sessions available. Medical practitioner rebates apply.

Dr Allan Shafer

M: 0487 330773
Clinical Psychologist
Mrs Shirley Shiff East Hawthorn
P: 9882 3113
Clinical psychologist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Individual adult psychotherapy and supervision. Medicare rebates available.

Margaret Stoneham

P: 9818 8133
Adult, young adult or couples Psychotherapy. Day,evening, Saturday appointments.
Supervision, Reading Group. Clinical Social Worker, Registered with Medicare for GP referrals.

David Sturrock

Sydney city
P: 02 9262 1900
Psychiatrist and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist for adults

Dr Kathy Troup

Cobargo, NSW
P: 0415 126 435
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist/Clinical Psychologist. Individual adult psychotherapy.
Medicare Rebate available

Dr Catherine Tutton

Kew, Ph 9817 5272 Individual adult psychotherapy; Supervision

Dr Renata Volich

South Yarra; CBD
Adults, adolescents, elderly and couples; Study groups and Supervision. Cultural Issues, life transition; Employee assistance.
Workplace/executive coaching.
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Dr Laurie West

South Yarra,
P: 0498 800 050
Adult psychoanalytical psychotherapy.
Medical practitioner, so ongoing Medicare rebates are available.
Dr Felicity Whitworth Carnegie, Carlton
P: 0417 532 760
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Clinical Neuropsychologist. Individual adult psychotherapy and consultation.
Faye Wilson Elwood
P: 0411 787 055
Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, long and short term. MAASW accredited mental health social worker, Medicare Rebates available

Oscar Zentner

South Yarra
Ph 9804 5670
Individual Lacanian psychoanalyst.
Individual psychoanalytic supervision.
Senior Fellow, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne