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Enhance Psychology WA is a small, friendly psychology practice located in the central western suburbs of Perth.

The practice is comprised of three Clinical and Counselling Psychologists – Dr Justine Stefanoff, Dr Catherine Bishop and Dr Rebecca Todhunter.

At Enhance Psychology, we provide a confidential, respectful and professional counselling service.

We offer a range of psychological services to child, adolescents and adults in the forms of individual, family and couples counselling.

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How Psychologists Can Help

Making the decision to see a psychologist can be difficult. Clients often describe being concerned about what others in their life might think of them if they found out. They also report seeing themselves as incompetent just because they could do with some assistance.

One way to challenge this evaluation and put it into perspective is to ask yourself the following question: Would you hesitate to make an appointment to see a doctor if you (or a loved one) were feeling unwell, hadn’t been eating or sleeping normally, or hadn’t been able to concentrate on their work as usual? No, of course not.  In fact, you probably think there is a genuine need to seek a professional opinion to help understand the symptoms, why they arose, and what to do about them. Psychological disorders have similar characteristics, so why not consult a professional about your mental well-being too?

 

Your psychological health is just as important as your physical health

Psychologists are professionals who specialise in understanding and helping people with difficulties related to:

  • Managing emotions and moods;
  • Self esteem and identity;
  • Communicating with others; and
  • Coping with the many challenging and unexpected events in life.

Psychologists are highly trained professionals who must be registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) prior to being able to offer their services to the public. Most psychologists working in Australia have both undergraduate and postgraduate training from a University.  The psychologists working at Enhance Psychology WA have accredited postgraduate University qualifications at the Masters and Doctoral level in their respective areas of professional interest (please see Our Psychologists for the specific training of our psychologists).

The psychology profession is highly regulated in Australia and all registered individuals are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours of professional develop annually in order to maintain their rights to continue to practice.

Our Psychologists

At Enhance Psychology WA, our psychologists have postgraduate university qualifications at the Masters and Doctoral level in their respective areas of professional interest. Our psychologists are members of the Australian Psychological Society and are registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Dr Justine Stefanoff MAPS

Dr Justine Stefanoff MAPS

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist
Justine has a Masters in Applied Developmental Psychology (University of Western Australia), a Masters in Counselling Psychology (Curtin University of Technology) and a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (City University, London). She has worked as a Psychologist in mental health, psychiatric, educational and non-government settings for over 16 years. Justine works with children, adolescents and adults. Justine is also an AHPRA-approved supervisor for endorsement registration. She is interested in depression, anxiety, stress, adjustment problems, drug and alcohol issues, and other common psychological problems.

To make an appointment to see Justine, please call:  0400 713 613

Dr Catherine Bishop MAPS

Dr Catherine Bishop MAPS

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist
Catherine has a combined Masters/PhD in Counselling Psychology (Curtin University of Technology). She has worked as a Psychologist in both government and non-government mental health settings for 12 years, including over four years full time at a psychiatric hospital. Catherine is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working with adults treating moderate to severe mental health disorders and complex presentations. Catherine is also an AHPRA-approved supervisor for endorsement registration.  Her areas of interest include: anxiety disorders, depression, self esteem, and life transition/adjustment issues.

To make an appointment to see Catherine, please call:  0426 787 252

Dr Rebecca Todhunter MAPS

Dr Rebecca Todhunter MAPS

Clinical Psychologist
Rebecca has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Murdoch University).  She has 13 years experience working as a Clinical Psychologist in various government and private settings.  Rebecca currently specialises in the treatment of adults and has experience working with a range of mental health issues.  Her areas of interest include depression (especially postnatal depression), anxiety, stress, social phobia, sleep problems, weight management, body image issues, and relationship problems.

To make an appointment to see Rebecca, please call: 0468 372 210

Our Services

We offer a range of psychological services to child, adolescents and adults in the forms of individual, family and couples counselling.

Children and Adolescents

Enhance Psychology is experienced in working with children and adolescents with a broad range of social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, from those struggling with normal developmental concerns to those in crisis or experiencing significant mental health issues.

Creative and innovative individualised approaches are used when working with children and adolescents to help engage them in the therapy process.

We offer individual therapy, family therapy, sibling sessions, parent sessions or a combination of these as required.

Issues treated include:

  • Childhood anxiety (worry, fears, phobias, panic, school refusal and separation anxiety)
  • Childhood sadness
  • Depression
  • Behaviour problems
  • Difficulties with self esteem and self confidence
  • Difficulties at school, such as bullying
  • Adjusting to change, such as divorce
  • Grief and loss
  • Family conflict
  • Eating and body image issues
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Anger management and aggression
  • Stress
  • Feeling lost, lacking direction or under achieving
  • Poor emotional regulation
  • Difficulties with relationships

Adults

At Enhance Psychology, we have considerable experience in working with a wide range of psychiatric disorders and adult mental health issues. Besides helping adults to overcome difficulties related to serious mental health disorders, we also work with adults wishing to enhance interpersonal effectiveness, increase happiness and satisfaction, or develop personal strengths.

The theoretical underpinnings for interventions used will vary depending on the needs of the individual. The main approaches used include: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, Existential and Humanistic Psychotherapies, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT).

Issues treated include:

  • Anxiety (e.g. generalised, social, panic attacks, and phobias)
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Obsessive-Compulsive and related disorders
  • PTSD / Trauma- and Stressor-related disorders
  • Substance- and Alcohol-related issues
  • Eating and body image issues
  • Low self esteem
  • Issues related to family or childhood
  • Grief and loss
  • Workplace difficulties
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Coping with stressful life events and uncertainty

Referrals and Rebates

A referral is not required to see our psychologists. However, significant rebates from Medicare may be available if you see your GP beforehand to request a referral under the Better Access to Mental Health Scheme.

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In addition, most private health insurance funds provide a rebate for consultations with a Psychologist.  Some health insurers require a medical referral.  Please contact your health insurer for specific details of your cover.

Fees

Fees for psychological services are set with reference to the recommended rates of the Australian Psychological Society, however psychologists at Enhance Psychology choose to offer significantly lower rates.  Please discuss with your psychologist prior to your first session.

Credit Card and EFTPOS facilities are available on site. Cash payments also accepted.

Psychological Services do not incur GST.

Contact Us

Day, evening and weekend appointments available.

General enquires:
info@enhancepsychwa.com.au

Dr Justine Stefanoff
Email:   justine@enhancepsychwa.com.au
Phone:  0400 713 613

Dr Catherine Bishop
Email:    catherine@enhancepsychwa.com.au
Phone:  0426 787 252

Dr Rebecca Todhunter
Email:    rebecca@enhancepsychwa.com.au
Phone:  0468 372 210

Fax:  (08) 6323 0437

Postal Address:
Enhance Psychology
PO Box 426
Karrinyup WA 6921

Practice Location

9 Rosslyn Street
West Leederville

Street parking available on Railway Parade

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