We are a private psychology practice located in Scoresby in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, dedicated to helping children, adolescents and adults by using evidence based interventions.  We provide individual, couple and group counselling sessions, developmental, behavioural and educational assessments, and psychological assessment reports.  We also provide psychological and speech pathology assessments and reports specific to the Department of Education and Training’s Program For Students With Disabilities, as well as school visits and consultations.  The clinic also offers professional development and training programs to school staff and corporate clients.


The clinic provides assessment of:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cognitive delay
  • Learning difficulties
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Adaptive behaviour (the daily activities required for personal and social sufficiency)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Speech and Language assessments can be arranged with an experienced speech pathologist through the clinic on request.

The clinic provides counselling and interventions for a range of issues for children, adolescents and adults.  Although the clinic has a particular focus on treating adult survivors of complex trauma, the clinic also provides treatment for:

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Stress management and reduction
  • Parenting support

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About Gillian Hanna

Gillian is a registered psychologist with a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology.  Her practice focuses on the treatment of children, adolescents and adults impacted by trauma and/or neglect.  Gillian's professional background is in educational and developmental psychology (assessment and counselling) and counselling psychology.  In addition to her private practice, Gillian lectures at Monash University, provides supervision for Masters level university students, and is involved with several organisations that are dedicated to helping marginalised people groups.

Gillian has over 13 years counselling and assessment experience and is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and the Australian Psychological Society.  

Gillian has over 10 years experience in developing and delivering training courses and seminars for schools and corporate clients and is a skilled and engaging presenter with a substantial knowledge base.

Gillian was the recent winner of the 2017 GHP Women In Health Awards: Children's Psychologist of the Year - Victoria & Best Private Psychology Practice - Melbourne.