Liela Vergara

Registered Psychologist


  • Master of Professional Psychology (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
  • Chatswood: Mon, Tue
  • Hurstville: Wed, Thu
  • Language: English, Spanish

It’s helpful to attend each therapy session with a goal in mind as it helps to work within a structure. In our sessions, we’ll focus on what you want to achieve while still being flexible to allow for the thorough exploration of different ideas and concepts.

Liela Vergara

  • Couples Therapy
  • Relationships
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Eating disorders
  • Social anxiety
  • LGBTI
  • OCD
  • Self development
  • Stress and work-related issues
  • Workcover SIRA
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Adolescents (13+)

Professional Experience

Liela works with individuals and couples, providing interventions for a range of psychological barriers. She is especially skilled in treating phobias, obsessive compulsive symptoms, depression, anxiety and self-confidence. She is one of our Spanish speaking psychologists here at New Vision Psychology. Liela is highly experienced in working with people in the disability sector and in providing vocational interventions to help clients achieve employment-related goals. She is passionate about helping people gain mastery over areas of their lives that used to hold them back. Her clients range from adolescents to older adults, and sessions can be offered in both English and Spanish.

Liela provides a safe space for her clients to feel comfortable expressing themselves authentically, forming a strong therapeutic alliance that enables change and personal development. Using a non-judgemental collaborative approach, she helps her clients understand their symptoms and why they’re experiencing them. She then helps them identify their strengths, explore areas of development, and provides them with the right set of psychological tools which they can integrate into their daily lives. By doing this, she empowers her clients to overcome their challenges and achieve their therapeutic goals.

Liela stresses the importance of evaluating change and progress throughout the course of therapy. Therapy is not just about focusing on one’s struggles but also identifying and acknowledging the progress that each person achieves. Liela believes this helps to instil a sense of mastery, in many cases improving self-confidence and self-efficacy. Ultimately, therapy is about instilling hope about your chances of improvement.

Liela utilises a range of evidence-based interventions tailored to each client based on their therapeutic needs, preferences and progress. She conscientiously incorporates latest knowledge into her treatment approaches. For Liela, the importance of communication cannot be understated. Therapy is a collaborative process from the assessment phase to treatment planning, and delivery of intervention. Liela encourages her clients to provide feedback, complete in-between session activities, and engage in self-reflection to help increase their self-awareness.

When she isn’t working, Liela enjoys hiking, reading, watching movies and exploring different cuisines.

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Booking and Cancellation Policy

All online bookings require full upfront payment. This payment is non-refundable but is transferrable if your appointment is rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice. New Vision Psychology has a 24 hours cancellation policy which applies to all initial and follow up appointments. This is because we value the time of our psychologists. If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment please call us on 1300 001 778 between 8:30am – 5:30pm between Monday and Friday with at least 24 hours notice (and by Saturday if our appointment is on a Monday) otherwise the full fee will be charged. We do not accept cancellations via text or email. Please cancel by calling 1300 001 778.

If you are eligible for a Medicare rebate, this will be provided after we receive your referral and Mental Health Care Plan. Referral and Mental Health Care Plan Can be Submitted through our portal by clicking HERE or email to olivia.c@newvisionpsychology.com.au or ask your GP to fax it to 02 80681113

(Please note that if you bring a copy of your referral to your psychologist at your initial session, there may be a significant delay in receiving your rebate, please submit your referral through our portal prior to your session.)

If you are booking an online session, please email your referral to olivia.c@newvisionpsychology.com.au  or ask your GP to fax it to 02 80681113