Dr Russell Deighton

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

  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

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 difficulties in couples or in families.


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 managing 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


       Life crises

       Addiction problems

       Couple or relationship concerns

       I am also an approved AHPRA Supervisor.

Issues I can help with
Adjustment Difficulties
Anger Management
Assertiveness Training
Behaviour Management
Body Dysmorphia
Depression & Mood
Disordered Eating
Drug & Alcohol
Family Planning
Family Therapy
Grief & Bereavement
Health & Lifestyle
Infant Loss
Leadership & Management
Life Transition
Marriage Counselling
Rehab & Injury Counselling
Relationship Counselling
Self Esteem & Self Development
Sexual Abuse
Sleep Difficulties
Social Anxiety
Social Skills
Stress Management & Relaxation
Trauma & PTSD
Work Performance