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Bernadette Keegan & Associates Pty Ltd PDF Print E-mail

Bernadette Keegan & Associates Psychologists have been established in Richmond since May 1994. We offer a number of psychologists who specialise in various areas of psychological difficulties.

We live in a complex world and are faced with a range of challenges and stresses. As individuals, couples or families, we may at times feel isolated or without direction.

The psychologists have many years' experience in childhood, adolescent and family therapy. and can assist you and / or your family with a variety of issues. These may include parenting, child or adolescent behavioural problems, past or present traumas, loss and change. An individually tailored program is developed to meet each client's needs. In developing solutions, the psychologist can offer a range of expertise, skills and techniques, including family therapy and clinical hypnotherapy.

When you phone to arrange an appointment, we endeavour to schedule the psychologist and time most suitable to you.

We understand finding free time is difficult. After hours and weekend appointments are available.

If you would like more information, please don't hesitate to call (02) 4588 6623.


What is Counselling?

Counselling is about having a person with whom you can discuss your difficulties in confidence.

A counsellor can enable you to explore ways of dealing with the situation. You may decide to visit a counsellor for the following reasons:

  • To resolve post and current life events and traumas.
  • Deciding future goals and ways to achieve them.
  • Depression.
  • Anxiety.
  • Behavioural problems.
  • Parenting difficulties.
  • Relationship difficulties.
  • Pain Management.
  • Worker Compensation / Return to Work.
  • The impact of medical or psychiatric diagnosis.
  • Sexual assault.
  • Educational difficulties.

In addition, a counsellor has assessment skills which include the following:

  • Legal - Custody and access, personal injury / workers compensation.
  • Educational - assessment for learning difficulties, gifted children, specialised tests including Griffith, Neale, WISC, WPPSI.
  • Vocational - help with exploring and determining career paths. personal and professional goals. 

Support Groups include:

  • Personal Development
  • Stress Management
  • Pain Management

Supervision and training are available on request.