Services for Clients
We use a variety of evidence-based psychological therapies and tailor the treatment approach to your needs.
Our practice manager Cassandra will spend time with you over the phone to match you with the most appropriate psychologist for your needs.
We are open from 7 AM to 8 PM Monday to Saturday so you can attend before or after work. We offer appointments face to face or via telehealth.
We provide treatment for adults, children, and adolescents, across the lifespan. Sessions are 50 minutes in duration and conducted in-person in our Sydney offices, or online via videoconferencing software. We provide a caring empathic space which allows you to explore the challenges present in your life. We create a collaborative formulation and treatment plan with you and tailor the treatment to your needs.
Therapies used include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), other Mindfulness Based Therapies, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), EMDR, Schema Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and trauma models of care.
We provide couples therapy to address difficulties in romantic, co-habiting, or co-parenting relationships. Sessions are 50 minutes in duration and conducted in-person in our Sydney offices, or online via videoconferencing software.
This work is conducted using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Emotion Focussed Therapy approaches.
For ages 6 to Adult
A specialised assessment of intellectual strengths & weaknesses. This psychometric assessment can be used to gauge intellectual ability compared to similarly aged peers, and to assist in the diagnosis of intellectual disabilities.
For ages 5 to 16 years
A comprehensive assessment of attentional abilities and executive function.
For ages 6 to Adult
A customised battery to assess learning (encoding) and memory retention abilities at both short and long delays.
The battery can also assess working memory and short term memory, verbal memory and visual memory.
For ages 6 to Adult
This assessment is a comprehensive set of tests used to gauge Academic Achievement relative to same aged peers. When combined with an Intelligence Test, it can be used to assist in the diagnosis or exclusion of specific learning disorders, (i.e. Reading Disorder (Dyslexia), Mathematics Disorder (dyscalculia) and Disorders of Writing /Written Expression.
Forensic Assessment for Court Purposes
A comprehensive psychological assessment using in-depth interviews, cross-informant data, incident facts, and psychometric evaluation of personality and psychological/adaptive functioning.
Such an assessment may be tendered to a court to assist with decision making and sentencing.
ADHD Coaching Group
A 10 week group program designed to increase understanding of what it means to have ADHD and how to overcome many of the common difficulties. The course will build your ability to stay focussed, get things done before a deadline, how to slow down, take a breath and stay on track. The groups are small to allow interaction and designed to be fun.
Calm in the Storm Coaching Group
A 10 week group program designed to help you tame your inner critic, manage your emotions, develop self awareness and support you in building the life you want to live.
Workshops & Training
Sydney City Psychology provides training and workshops for the general public, organisations and professionals interested in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
We also provide training in other life skills such as Assertiveness, Conflict Resolution, Anger Management, Mindfulness Training, Communication Skills.
How is seeing a psychologist different to talking to a close friend?
We hope you feel supported, cared about and understood like you would with a close friend. However, psychologists have skills and expertise in evidence-based therapies which have been shown to be effective treatments. You will therefore learn skills designed to address your specific concerns and goals.
How do I book a meeting with a psychologist?
Call, email or use the contact form on this website to connect with our lovely practice manager Cassandra and she will match you with the best psychologist for your needs. You don’t need a referral to make an initial appointment.
Fees and rebates.
Our fees vary depending on who you see. If you have a mental health care plan from your GP you are eligible for Medicare rebates. If you have private health insurance you may be eligible for rebates. Check with your fund as it depends on your type of cover.