This can include executive coaching, leadership development, and understanding psychological aspects of elite sports performance.
This can include exploration of your character structure and attachment, understanding your psychological defence system and the way you engage in the world.
This can include conflict management, emotional distancing, exploration of sexual flourishing, exploration of new relational dynamics (e.g., ethical non-monogamy, polyamory, swinging, BDSM or kink).
This can include specific pain disorders such chronic pain or vaginismus, as well as help navigating the world because of neurodivergence (e.g., Autism, ADHD).
This can include low self-esteem, poor self-image, passivity, aggression, and other issues of emotional dysregulation.
This can include depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders (e.g., borderline personality disorder), eating disorders, and sexual disorders.
NOTE: From 1st August 2023 individual appointments are $250 per 50-min session before eligible rebates. There would be a $113.65 out of pocket expense with a Mental Health Care Plan.
NOTE: From 1st August 2023 individual appointments are $215 per 50-min session before eligible rebates. There would be a $122.10 out of pocket expense with a Mental Health Care Plan.
NOTE: From 1st August individual appointments are $165 per 50-min session.
Daniel and Hilary are both Board-Approved supervisors and provide supervision in the areas of sexuality and sexual function to psychologists and those in helping professions.
Both Daniel and Hilary enjoy assisting professionals feel comfortable integrating sexual therapy principles into their practice, broaden their therapeutic skills regarding sexual function and deepen their understanding about sexuality and sexual-related issues.
Daniel and Hilary have capacity to provide supervision for provisional psychologists completing the 4+1 or 5+2 pathway as well as, those completing their Clinical Registrar program.
One-off or monthly professional supervision 50-min session - $250 inc GST
Ongoing professional supervision (weekly or fortnightly) 50 - min session - $200 inc GST
Fees for group supervision sessions are arranged on a case-by-case basis depending on the group size and frequency of supervision sessions.
The Australian Psychological Society currently recommends fees to be $280 per session.
You may be eligible for a Mental Health Care Plan Medicare rebate of $92.90 (Registered Psychologist) or $136.35 (Clinical Psychologist) per session (up to 10 sessions per calendar year) if you have a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP or psychiatrist. *Rebates as of 1st July 2023
If you have Private Health Insurance you may be eligible to receive refunds for psychological services. Please phone your insurance provider to discuss your entitlements.
Connections Psychology also accepts referrals under Work Cover.
For those experiencing financial hardship or hold concession cards, we may be able to offer reduced rates and can discuss this with you as needed.
At times your therapist may need to administer questionnaires or assessments to inform your treatment plan/assessment process. These are purchased separately and will be added to your invoice. Your psychologist will discuss this with you should it be necessary.
The media and society at large maintain the stereotype/belief hat healthy couple sexuality is hot, lustful, headboard banging, lamp falling off the side table, moans of intense pleasure and the inevitable mutual orgasm.
One of the most common problems I see as a clinical psychologist in a sex therapy clinic is the issue of low libido (sexual desire).
As a clinical psychologist that works with a large portion of clients with sexual dysfunction, some of the issues I explore with people include low or discrepant libido (sexual desire), unsatisfactory sexual frequency perhaps due to pain, anxiety, or low mood, and broad sexual dissatisfaction.