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Why The Practice?

Our experienced psychologists deliver warm, client centred, evidence-based treatment to provide effective holistic care.

The Practice is a team of highly trained and experienced Clinical and Counselling Psychologists located in Greensborough. It was established to provide a service where people can receive quality care according to their presenting concerns. We believe that combining our expertise and areas of specialty, we can create a place of ease with multiple supports, ensuring our clients' needs are met.

What we offer

For Individuals

The Psychologists at The Practice work to meet your goals and motivate change around improved relationships, quality of life, and connection with your values.

For Groups

At The Practice, we cater for all our clients' needs. In addition, we run groups for those clients who prefer group therapy or who use group therapy as an adjunct to their individual therapy.

For Couples

If you're looking for quality couples therapy sessions, with a caring Psychologist, then you've definitely come to the right place.

Our Services

From our rooms at Flintoff Street, Greensborough, we provide treatment for a range of psychological difficulties and physical health concerns including:
  • Depression & low mood
  • Anxiety, panic and worry
  • Drug & alcohol concerns
  • Gambling issues
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Couple & Family Therapy
  • Child & Adolescent support & therapy
  • Eating Disorders & body image
  • Carer support
  • Chronic illness
  • Fertility concerns
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Self Development
  • Grief & Loss
  • Anger
  • Assertiveness
  • Adjustments / Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Work place stress
  • Pain management

Our Team

Dr Rachel Avery
Director <br> (Hobart Based)
Clinical Psychologist NDIS Provider
B.A (Psych), MPsych, D.Psych (Clinical)
Ray Steenveld
Director
Counselling Psychologist NDIS Provider
B. App. Sc.,B.B.Sc.,PG.Dip.App.Psych., MPsych(Counselling), MAPS
Debra Hansen
Director
Clinical Psychologist NDIS Provider
BBehSc (Hons) MPsychClin MAPS FCCLP MACPA
Stephanie Perin
Psychologist
BSc, BAppSci (Psych) (Hons), MPsych (Clinical)
Mary Castellani
Psychologist
BPsych (Hons), DPsych (Clin Neuro)
Jenny Placek
Psychologist
BA, GradDipPsych (Hons), MPsych(Clin)
Merle Allie
Office Manager
"We know what we are, but not what we may be"
- William Shakespeare
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Australian Psychological Society
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