Connected Psychology is located at Suite 9, 202 Jells Road in Wheelers Hill, in South East Melbourne. Brenda Taylor is a psychologist offering counselling to adults, children and teens, offering a caring, professional space to focus on your health and wellbeing. Brenda values connection, empathy, and genuine support while using up to date knowledge.
“I offer an encouraging and safe space where you can focus on you. By helping you explore your thoughts and emotions in an objective, caring space to really figure out what you need. This is a collaborative relationship where you are supported”.
Brenda sees people across the life span and is highly trained in counselling with many years of practice. Her approach is warm, empathetic but with a strong emphasis on evidence-based treatments. Currently appointments can be telehealth (online) counselling online or face to face. Her main areas of interest are:
- Mondays 1pm to 5pm
- Tuesday 10am to 5pm
- Wednesday 10am-6pm
- Thursday 10am to 3pm
- Friday: Closed
- If you’d like to make an appointment, please leave a message on the phone or email me, as I don’t have reception and I will call back during business hours.
Counselling for Adults
Brenda focusses on adults and women’s issues in particular such as relationship issues, parenting, life changes, moving from highschool to young adulthood and the challenges it can bring. Counselling for adults includes a variety of approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Positive Psychology and Trauma CBT, Motivational Interviewing and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. After an initial assessment session, we will discuss a treatment plan to suit you. Counselling can help you progress on issues such as anxiety, social anxiety, anger, parenting, divorce, grief and workplace issues and relationships. Read more…
Counselling for Children and Teens
Counselling provides space for children work through their feelings and develop skills to encourage self-regulation, empowering them to handle their own emotions. Counselling for children focuses on the child and the family. Read more…
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Online and Telehealth Sessions
Online appointments can be an excellent option for a number of issues, especially if you don’t want to leave your home. Sessions are via Zoom or phone if preferred.
Note this is a private billing clinic so there is gap payment for most services.
- Medicare rebates available with a valid mental health care plan
- Private Health
Currently you can access an extra 10 session rebate from Medicare if you have been affected by COVID, which can be online or on the phone. A gap fee does apply.
NDIA participants are able to have telephone or Zoom appointments in place of face-to-face appointments. If you are an NDIA participant and you feel this is a good option for you, please get in contact.
If you are in immediate distress please call 000 as we are not an emergency service or look up https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/crisis-management