Allied Health

As a comprehensive multidisciplinary health care facility, Thompson Road Clinic provides a range of allied health services for you.

Psychology

At TRC, the Cranbourne North Psychology Group houses a professional team of Psychologists and Clinical Pyschologists who provide quality, affordable patient care. We care for adults and children. Our psychologists’ expertise is in the following areas:

  • Social and emotional problems
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Learning difficulties
  • Behavior problems
  • Parenting issues
  • Depression / anxiety
  • Grief  and bereavement counselling
  • Family counselling
  • Eating disorders
  • Trauma counselling
  • Workcover and TAC approved
  • Addiction
  • Adolescence
  • Self Esteem
  • Self harm
  • Children under adolescence

Consultations by appointment only.

Psychologists available Monday – Saturday.
Weekday evening appointments are available.

Fees:

Standard Consultation Item 80110. $160.00.
Concession $120.00

Mental Health Care Plan Consultations item 80110. $160.00. Medicare Rebate $83.25.
Concession $130.00. Medicare Rebate $84.80

Care Plan Consultations:  item 10956. $160.00. Medicare Rebate $51.95.
Concession. $130.00. Medicare Rebate $52.95.

*Instant Medicare rebates available with our online Tyro system.

Dr Helen Kothrakis:  Clinical Psychologist
Ph.D (Psych), MAPS, CCLS, AICHP Hypnosis

Dr Helen Kothrakis is a clinical Pyschologist in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne.She is a bilingual psychologist in private practice with many years of practice as both an academic and a clinician.

She specialises in:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Severe Pyschopathology
  • PTSD
  • Hypnosis

Ms Annie Rosenthal: Psychologist
B.App.Sci(Psych) Grad Dip(Couns, Psych) MAPS

Annie has been at Thompson Road Clinic since April 2014 and came from a varied yet constant Psychology background. She has been trained in couple counselling and family therapy, group therapy, hypnotherapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, narrative therapy and psychodrama. During her initial training as a psychologist, she was introduced to the concept of play, creativity, theatre and story telling.

She utilises these methods and concepts in the areas of:

  • Insomnia
  • Couple and communication difficulties
  • Bullying at school
  • Bullying at home
  • Communication difficulties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias – Dental
  • Management of pain
  • Shyness
  • Self-Organisation

Joan Elizabeth: Psychologist BEd.BA(Psych) PGDipPsych(ED). MPsychEd&Dev.

Joan has been working in Allied Health for approximately 16 years providing assessment, education and counselling to adults and children. She is registered provider of Psychology Services with Medicare, Private Health Funds, TAC and Workcover.

A variety of issues are commonly addressed including:

  • Social and emotional problems
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Learning difficulties
  • Behavior problems
  • Parenting issues

Christine Will: Psychologist
BSSC.,BPsych(Hons), MPsych, MAPS,CEDP

Christine completed her study in psychology at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. She is am a member of the Australian Psychological Society, and the College of Educational and Developmental Psychology, and is a registered provider with Medicare, Workcover, and TAC.

Her  training includes educational, IQ and developmental assessments, and therapeutic clinical practice across all age groups. She has also trained as a positive behavious support coach in schools, and currently support families in a special school for children with social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties.

While much of her work has involved working with children and families, she enjoys supporting people of all ages who present with a range of issues including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Grief and loss

Denis Nyaguy: Psychologist BSc (Hons), Ph.D, Grad. Dip.Psych., M. Psych.

Denis began his career as a scientist having completed an Honours Degree in Biological Sciences followed by a Doctorate of Philosophy in Immunology at Monash University in 1986. He has worked in research and development in a number of positions including roles with the Victorian State Government and with a biotechnology company, working on industry and medical research projects.

In his early 40’s he took a change in direction returning to university to study psychology. During this period he worked as a facilitator with a bereavement support group for The Centre for Grief and Bereavement and as a Counsellor for a university counselling service. HE joined the Psychology team at Thompson Road Clinic in March 2010.

As a general psychologist he works mainly with adults and teenagers and has particular interests in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Pain management
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Effective parenting
  • Grief and loss

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