New Vision Psychology is a psychology practice that offers counselling services for a range of issues across Sydney NSW.

If you require crisis support and need help right now, call Lifeline on 13 11 14. You may also text Lifeline on 0477 13 11 14 and jump on their online chat (available nightly).

Our fees are as shown in the following table.

General Counselling $170 without Medicare rebate

$82.55 with Medicare rebate

Between 8am-5pm weekdays

Clinical Psychologist $210 without Medicare rebate

$81.60 with Medicare rebate

You may find a full breakdown of our counselling session fees here.

Individual Counselling Services Available At New Vision Psychology

Depression and anxiety are the most prevalent mental health disorders experienced by young people in Australia. In addition to this, our registered psychologists carry out evidence-based counselling sessions for issues related to relationships, addiction, anger management, eating disorders, grief and loss and other areas of clinical psychology.

Mental health issues encompass a wide range of areas in life and a search for ‘psychologist Sydney’ can be for many things.

On this page, you will find all counselling services we offer to individuals.

  1. Relationships
  2. Depression & Anxiety
  3. Grief And Loss
  4. LGBTIQ Support Services
  5. Addictions
  6. Anger Management
  7. Social Anxiety
  8. Stress And Work-Related Issues
  9. Sleeping Disorder
  10. Other Counselling Services

For other mental health services, please navigate to our corresponding Child Counselling, Marriage/Couples Therapy, and NDIS pages.

Relationship Counselling

One of the most common causes of daily life stress is the relationships we have with people. This can include intimate relationship issues, work relationships, social relationships, and family

If you are in an abusive relationship and are experiencing domestic violence or family violence, confidential information, counselling and support is available from 1800RESPECT. Please call 000 if you are in danger and remember that violence isn’t always physical.

If you frequently have conflicts with work colleagues, feel discriminated against, or lack confidence and assertiveness in the workplace, counselling can help you understand why you feel the way you do and provide you with actionable strategies to overcome them.

Family relationships can be a source of stress for many people. Financial problems, perceived lack of respect, and intergenerational differences in values can often lead to communication and relationship breakdown.

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Even within a circle of close friends, conflict can occur. You may feel resentment towards someone in your social circle or you may feel that your peers are disrespecting you. This can result in a lack of trust, deepen communication issues, and create social anxiety.

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Counselling Services For Depression & Anxiety

In any one year, 1 million Australian adults experience depression and over 2 million experience anxiety. This means that you’re not alone!

When it comes to managing your anxiety, what works is different for everyone and it can take time to find the strategies that work best for you.

Our therapists will assist in finding a solution that works for you.

When it comes to treating depression, treatment can range from cognitive behaviour therapy, interpersonal therapy, behaviour therapy, to mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.

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Dealing With Grief & Loss

All of us have our own grieving process when we experience a significant loss.

It is normal for symptoms of grief to surface during this difficult time, however, if you are experiencing increased irritability, numbness, anger and bitterness, detachment, excessive guilt preoccupation with loss, or an inability to show or experience joy, you may benefit from talking with a health professional such as a grief counsellor.

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LGBTIQ Mental Health Support Services

If you’re part of the lesbian gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community and struggling with your mental health, you’re not alone.

We want you to know that you are not alone. Talking to an experienced counsellor provides you with a judgement-free environment where you can unload everything you want to say.

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Counselling Services For Addictions

Addictions are varied in their type and become a problem when they negatively impact on an individual’s employment, finances, relationships, health or personal goals.

For those who have addictions, it can be difficult to manage addictive behaviours yourself. Thus, seeking external help from counselling can help clients with their addiction.

Our counselling services can assist with the psychological aspects of addiction including exploring the behavioural and emotional causes of addiction. Working in conjunction with other health specialists, individualised plans and treatment goals are created, to gain the best outcome for clients.

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Anger Management Counselling Programs

It is common for people to experience anger as a primary emotion. It is important to give yourself time to explore and express your feelings of anger so you can be unburdened from it. Counselling can assist you to do this in a non-destructive manner.

Our anger management psychologists work with people experiencing anger as a primary emotion. Find effective ways to learn better ways to express their emotions without resorting to anger as their default response to external triggers.

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Social Anxiety

Also known as social phobia, social anxiety is more than feeling shy or being introverted around people and new surroundings. People with social anxiety disorder experience intense fear of certain situations and this can have a negative impact on their quality of life.

Our practitioners can assist in helping you develop a coping mechanism to reduce the impacts of social phobia. For more information on social anxiety including a real client case study, please refer to our guide here.

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Stress And Work-Related Issues

Stress is something everybody experiences at some time or another and stress in the workplace affects everyone. It can affect your family, your relationships outside of work and your work-life balance.

Dealing with stress at work can be difficult, but it is easier if you seek professional help. Our counsellors can provide guidance on how to navigate your workplace stress.

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Sleeping Disorder

Difficulty falling or staying asleep can result in anxiety about falling asleep. Fatigue during the day can lead to increased irritability, anxiety, poor memory and reduced concentration. As a result, work and school performance may be impaired.

Stress, anxiety and depression can affect insomnia. Our counsellors can assist with exploring any underlying causes you may have.

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Other Counselling Services

​Mental health is about being healthy in all aspects of life and as such, there are many other areas of how we think, feel and develop relationships that may require assistance from a professional.

Reach out to us for any of the following health issues:

  • Eating disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Coping with chronic disease and cancer
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Workcover and CTP
  • Personality disorders

Who Are We And Why Should You Consider Us For Your Mental Health Needs In Sydney?

With psychologists who are fluent in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew, Telugu, and Cantonese, we are one of the few private practices who can offer you culturally-sensitive counselling.

New Vision Psychology has three convenient locations that service Sydney’s North Shore, Sydney CBD, and Sydney South. Throughout COVID-19, online counselling is available and as long as public health advice from the NSW government allows us to provide in-person consultations, our practices across Sydney are available to you.

Please note that New Vision Psychology is a private practice. As such we do not offer bulk-billed psychology services. However, many of our counselling services fall under the Better Access initiative where you can receive a Medicare subsidy for up to 10 sessions per calendar year as long as you have a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP).

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Frequently Asked Questions

As a private practice, we do not offer bulk bill counselling. However, we are registered Sydney psychologists that allow you to claim a Medicare rebate as long as you have a GPMHCP.

What this means is that there will be a gap fee payable per session even if you have a Mental Health Care Plan (click here to find out more).

After Medicare-subsidy, a general counselling session with one of our Sydney psychologists will cost $82.55 (i.e., Medicare will cover $87.45 of the total cost).

Give us a call on 1300 001 778 for more information.

As a response to coronavirus, a small selection of our psychologists in our Sydney CBD, Chatswood and Hurstville practices are available for telehealth services.

For those of you who have been instructed to self-quarantine and require mental health assistance, our psychologists can deliver support over the phone or via videoconferencing.

We encourage you to browse through our team to see if there is one that stands out for you.

We have psychologists who are fluent in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hebrew, Tegulu, English and Italian so if you prefer to speak your mother tongue, you can!

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All our psychologists are registered with the Psychology Board of Australia with many being members of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

It is important that you feel comfortable with your psychologist, so it is 100% okay to change the psychologist you are seeing if it is not working.

We encourage you to provide us with feedback immediately, if you do not feel your psychologist understands your situation, or if you feel they are unable to help. Please call us on 1300 001 778.

We do not.

Our psychologists can, however, provide consultation for the effective management of stress and/or anger.