Dr Russell DeightonClinical Psychologist

Dr Biol Hum (Ulm) Clinical Psych (Stuttgart, SZVT), Dipl Psych (Konstanz), BA Hons (Melb), MAPS.

Book an appointment
East Melbourne

Hello, my name is Dr Russell Deighton

I work with clients who have gone through life crises, trauma and loss or struggle with addiction. My main areas of expertise are around emotional problems or blocks resulting from trauma, loss and grief, addiction, or other life crises. I also work with clients who are experiencing relationship diffiuclties.

My therapeutic style involves working with a person's resources and strengths, as well as finding unexplored avenues for taking steps towards change. These range from developing new ways of dealing with a symptom, or getting better acquainted with previously unrecognised patterns in one's own inner experience, to exploring experiences in past and present relationships.

I see clients who have:

  • Suffered trauma and loss
  • Anxiety
  • Life crises
  • Addiction problems
  • Couple or relationship concerns

I am also an approved AHPRA Supervisor.

Issues I can help with

Adjustment DifficultiesMy Self, My Family, My Relationship
Anger Management My Self, My Family, My Relationship, My Work
AnxietyMy Family, My Relationship, My Work, My Self
Assertiveness Training
Behaviour Management My Family
Body Dysmorphia
CommunicationMy Relationship
Depression & MoodMy Family, My Relationship, My Work, My Self
Disordered Eating
Drug & Alcohol My Self, My Work, My Family, My Relationship
Family Planning My Self
Family Therapy
FertilityMy Self, My Family
GamblingMy Self
Grief & Bereavement My Relationship
Health & Lifestyle My Family, My Self, My Relationship
Infant LossMy Self
Leadership & Management
Life Transition My Family, My Self, My Relationship
Marriage Counselling
OCDMy Family, My Self
Rehab & Injury CounsellingMy Work, My Self
Relationship Counselling My Relationship
Self Esteem & Self DevelopmentMy Self, My Work
Sexual AbuseMy Self, My Family
Sleep DifficultiesMy Self, My Family
Social Anxiety
Social SkillsMy Family, My Work, My Self
Stress Management & Relaxation My Self, My Work
Trauma & PTSDMy Self, My Family
Work Performance
© 2018 Victorian Counselling & Psychological Services


Fax:(03) 8678 3880

PO Box 142,

East Melbourne 8002