Below is a list of the top and leading Psychologists in Wollongong. To help you find the best psychologists located near you in Wollongong, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Wollongong’s Best Psychologists:
The top rated psychologists dealing with the treatment of disorders of mental health are:
- Dr Lynne Smith – Prospect Psychology
- Achieve Psychology
- Resolve Psychological Services
Dr Lynne Smith
Dr Lynne Smith is a Clinical Psychologist and psychotherapist who works with adults. She is trained in the assessment and treatment of mental disorders and acute psychological problems, such as anxiety and mood disorders, as well as long-standing issues and personality vulnerabilities. She works collaboratively with clients to help them to achieve their goals. Lynne takes a broad approach that utilises current evidence-based treatments including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy and mindfulness-based strategies. Lynne approach is informed by object relations and attachment theory perspectives. This type of psychotherapy focuses on gaining a deeper understanding of the self and underlying psychological mechanisms, such as defenses and unconscious patterns of relating. Individuals who have long histories of anxiety and mood problems, or chronic relationship dissatisfaction may find this approach very helpful. The benefits include increased psychological growth, psychological insight, general improvements and improved relationships.
Anxiety, Trauma, Coping With Grief and Loss, Work Related Problems, Relationship Problems, Anger or Rage Concerns, Substance Use Problems, Sleep Problems, Self Esteem, Mood Problems, Eating Problems
“Dr Lynne is very thorough and absolutely amazing. I would highly recommend her.”-Olga Woodrow
Achieve Psychology provides assessment and therapy for adults for such conditions including, but not limited to OCD, addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, self harm/suicidal ideation, grief and loss, PTSD, injury and pain management. Their psychologists are also trained and experienced in the diagnosis and management of both children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and other extensive developmental disorders.
Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Phobias, Grief and Loss, Pain Management, Addictions, Suicide / Self Harm, Autism and Disabilities
“Professional and AWESOME with young ones, highly recommended”-Maddie Deakin
Resolve Psychological Services
Resolve Psychological Services have specialised training in the diagnosis and management of mental health conditions, and in the delivery of a range of research-based techniques and therapies aimed at treating mental health disorders. They are specialists in applying psychological theories and scientific researches to solve multiple types of clinical psychology problems requiring individually tailored interventions. They provide a range of psychological services to individuals across the lifespan and for mental health conditions that range from mild to complex. At Resolve, they have developed expertise in specific areas, and practice in sub-specialisations of clinical psychology, including Eating Disorders. They work closely with their Dietitian, who also specialises in eating and weight related disorders. Clinical Psychologists at Resolve have obtained postgraduate university qualifications in Clinical Psychology and have studied at University for six or more years. They are registered with both the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the Australian Psychological Society (APS). This means that they must follow a strict Code of Conduct and Ethical Guidelines, as well as engaging in ongoing professional development.
Anxiety and Stress, Phobias, Depression and Mood Disorders, Eating and Weight Related Disorders, Attachment and Relationship Problems, Marital Difficulties / Couples Therapy, Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Grief, Clinical Supervision, Chronic Pain
“Great team of psychologists, lots of different specialties. Holistic approach to health, very kind and supportive”-Eloise Y