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Psychology

South Yarra Medical has it's own psychology practice called "Balanced Psychology Network".
Our clinicians are fully qualified clinical psychologists. Please read their individual profiles below.
They are all caring individuals who can provide a tailored approach for mental health issues.
If deemed appropriate, your GP can provide you with a "Mental Health Careplan". This enables a Medicare rebate for up to ten counselling services in a calendar year.
Appointments can be made at Reception. Typically appointments are 50 minutes in duration.
Out of pocket expense for patients with a valid careplan are $80 prior to 6pm, and $90 after 6pm.
We also have psychologists working out of our Richmond clinic.

 

Dr Holly Kent   BSc (Hons)  MPsych PhD   Clinical Psychologist

Dr Holly Kent is a fully registered Clinical Psychologist with a Masters and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Special interests include adult mental health, for example anxiety, including generalised anxiety (worry), panic attacks, health anxiety, social anxiety/phobia; as well as depression, grief, loss and adjustment.  Holly has a specific interest in social anxiety and social phobia which is the focus of her doctoral research.

Holly studied her Bachelor of Science, Masters of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Western Australia.  She has worked in public and private hospital settings and in community clinics in Victoria, Tasmania and Western Australia. She has held tutoring and research positions in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at The University of Western Australia.  

She is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA) and holds membership with the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society and also the Australian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapists. 

Holly's training is in evidence-based treatment approaches, including Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Solution Focused therapy and Motivational Interviewing.