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Dr Olga Szymanska

Clincial Psychologist
D.Psych., BA/BSc.(Hons.), MAPS
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  • East Melbourne
  • Telehealth video conferencing

50 minute consultation: $260.00

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  • Medicare rebates
  • Assessments and reports
  • Non attended session fees
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FEES+

If you have a Mental Health Care Plan referral to see me from your GP, Medicare will subsidise up to 20 sessions per calendar year with an amount starting from $129.55.

You will receive the lower rebate until you reach your Medicare Safety Net. For more information on the Safety Net click here.

Diagnostic Assessments and Report:

Fees vary, if you require an assessment of this nature, I ask you to first make an initial 50 minute appointment to see me and we will discuss your requirements in this consultation.

Non Attended Session Fees:

I require 2 full working days (Monday-Friday only) notice should you need to cancel or re-schedule your appointment. You must do this by telephone.

– If you give us 2 or more business days’ notice: no fee

– Less than 2 business days: full consultation fee

Out of courtesy to our professional relationship, I request that you provide at least 7 days notice to cancel an appointment as I have limited appointments available.

  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Hello, my name is Dr Olga Szymanska

I am a registered clinical psychologist and supervisor who works with children and adults. I have extensive experience in assessing, treating, and managing cognitive, emotional and behavioural stresses experienced by infants, children, adolescents and young adults. One of my core interests is working with children and adolescents with psychiatric and medical conditions. I specialise in working with young children (up to five years of age), psychosomatic complaints, anxiety and depressive disorders, mother-baby psychotherapy and personality disorders/traits.

I use a variety of techniques according to a person’s needs including cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, play therapy, family and parenting work, group work, work with parent/s and child together, and individual psychotherapy. My work with a client can be short-term (six sessions) or long-term, depending upon the goals identified.

If necessary, I can work in collaboration with the systems relevant to a person (including their immediate environment, their family, school, work place or other agencies involved). My work focuses on exploring and working towards all of the goals that a person has identified.

Issues I can help with
ADHD
Academic Performance & Giftedness
Addictions
Adjustment Difficulties
Anger Management
Anxiety
Behaviour Management
Bipolar
Body Dysmorphia
Careers Counselling
Communication
Critical Incident Debriefing
Depression & Mood
Disordered Eating
Drug & Alcohol
Family Planning
Family Separation
Family Therapy
Gambling
Gender & Sexual Identity
Grief & Bereavement
Health & Lifestyle
Infant Sleep
Introvert/Extravert
Learning Difficulties
Life Transition
New Parent
New Parent - Dad
New Parent - Mum
OCD
Parenting
Phobias
Relationship Counselling
Self Esteem & Self Development
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Concerns
Social Anxiety
Social Skills
Stress Management & Relaxation
Trauma & PTSD