Counselling  Hypnosis  Psychotherapy


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                    About MBS Psychology

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Principal Psychologist

Anne Finlayson Smith  -  M.Psych., B.A., Grad.Dip.Ed.Psych.

Anne has a Master’s degree in psychology and is also trained in Clinical Hypnosis and Critical Incident Stress Management. Anne is also a member of the Australian Association for Clinical Hypnosis, and is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Anne utilises CBT and mindfulness approaches in counselling and uses hypnosis as an adjunct treatment where appropriate. She also has specific training in crisis assessment of suicidal individuals and general crisis interventions.

Anne has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents and also children. She focuses on provision of psychological counselling for depression, anxiety, stress, burnout, grief, trauma, sexual abuse, sleep problems, mental illness, eating disorders, as well as relationship issues (including gay and lesbian) and concerns with life meaning and purpose.

Anne is a registered Medicare provider and is able to accept doctors referrals enabling rebates under Medicare, and is also registered with the Victorian Workcover Authority and is able to see qualifying Workcare claimants in need of counselling.