Psychology

The following psychologists consult at Gladstone Street Medical Clinic. Both are highly sought for their professional services and from time to time limit the intake of new patients. Please call 03 5622 0444 for availability.

Dr. Cate Bearsley-Smith

Dr. Cate Bearsley-Smith is a clinical psychologist who works with clients of all ages who are having difficulties with their mental health.

Cate has a Doctorate in Clinical Child, Adolescent and Family Psychology, First Class Honours in Psychology, and Bachelors of Science and Arts. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Leigh-Anne McKinley

Leigh-Anne McKinley is clinical psychologist who works with adolescents and adults with low risk seeking short term or periodic treatment. Leigh-Anne's primary client type is short term therapy with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy(CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) for anxiety and depression; Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprograming (EMDR) for trauma and PTSD; Exposure therapy and Psycho-Ed for phobias and OCD; and CBT/ACT for psycho-education for situational crisis. PLEASE NOTE FEES FOR CONSULTATIONS ARE INCREASING FROM 1 January 2021 for Leigh-Anne McKinley's appointments.

Fees

From January 1st 2021 the fee for a 50-minute appointment via telehealth, phone or in person with Leigh-Anne McKinley will be $200, appointments after hours (after 5pm weekdays or Saturdays) will be $220. Fees are payable at the end of the session. If you have a current mental health care plan you can claim a rebate from Medicare of $128.40.

Availability

Appointments with Leigh-Anne McKinley are only available during Victorian school terms, for 40 weeks in a calendar year. Please consider if this limitation renders West Gippsland Psychology unsuitable to your needs.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or postpone an appointment with Leigh-Anne McKinley, please provide at least 48 hours’ notice. Failure to do so will incur an $80 cancellation fee.

 

Please contact reception or speak with Leigh-Anne for more information.