Psychology

Richmond 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 a psychologist working out of our South Yarra Clinic and Hawthorn Clinic.

 

Tim Murphy, Clinical Psychologist 

Tim Murphy is a Clinical Psychologist who provides individualised therapy to adults experiencing a range of difficulties.  Tim holds AHPRA endorsement for Clinical Psychology and is a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.  He has worked in private practise for nine years and has also worked at Austin Health, Eastern Health and with the Australia Public Service.

Tim has substantial experience in trauma, anger management, mood disorders, anxiety, and both group and individual therapy.  He also helps people coping with life transitions, health issues, relationship issues, grief and depression.  Tim uses evidence-based therapeutic approaches and believes in working collaboratively.  He believes that forming a shared understanding of what brings people to therapy is important.  This understanding can then be used to form therapy goals that can help people develop their personal strengths, resilience and insight.

 

Mrs Kerryn Davison, Clinical Psychologist

Kerryn completed her post-graduate studies at Austin Health in the 1990s and commenced private practice work in 2003. She works with adults and adolescents who experience a wide range of problems. Kerryn has a kind, caring, practical and direct approach to supporting clients to manage their mental health, their relationships and their life in general. Men and women are equally welcome.

Kerryn's areas of interest include the management of stress, anxiety, depression, interpersonal/relationship issues, workplace stress/bullying, post-traumatic stress disorders, personality disorders and more significant psychiatric illness. She values evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Skills. She holds AHPRA endorsement in Clinical Psychology and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists.

Kerryn is a married mother of two children who keep her very busy in her spare time with their extracurricular activities. As a family, they enjoy outdoor pursuits such as snow skiing, camping and beach holidays.

 

Isaac Nathan, Clinical Psychologist

  

Isaac is a Clinical Psychologist with special interest  in the treatment of trauma, anxiety and mood disorders. He is based in private practice and in a hospital clinic for treatment of post-traumatic stress, and provides both individual and group therapy for adults.  He is trained in several evidence-based therapies such as cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and prolonged exposure therapy (PET). Isaac also holds a particular interest in the broader existential issues that often bring people to therapy. Common themes include a feeling of being stuck in one's circumstances and relational patterns, or feeling unsure about how to discover a sense of meaning and personal growth through a difficult life experience.  His collaborative approach seeks to make the most of each session, helping people overcome adversities and create lasting positive change.