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Dip AOD, BSc (Hons), MPsych (Health Psychology), Member AHPRA, APS

tim@newportcounselling.com.au

Tim is a registered psychologist with over 20 years experience in both government and non-government sectors and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS). Historically Tim worked in the alcohol and drug field with adults, young people and their families and for the past sixteen years, he has been working with young children, adolescents and their families in a number of independent schools across Melbourne. He is currently Head of Student Services at a large independent school in north west Melbourne and oversees a team of school counsellors and nurses. In addition, Tim has been providing private counselling and psychotherapy to individuals in the Hawthorn and Newport areas for the past seventeen years.

Tim specialises in working with individuals with anxiety and depression, school-based issues (bullying, gaming and social media issues, academic performance, motivation, gender identity, etc), substance dependence, relationship difficulties (including separation/divorce) and general parenting issues. He has conducted numerous presentations on relationships, restorative practices (mediation), child safety and behavioural issues, positive psychology and has conducted research into treatment effectiveness and emotional intelligence.

Tim also has experience in policy development, education and training, and research and evaluation and is available to conduct workshops for organisations, parents, students, teachers and health professionals on a wide range of topics. He is a Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor and provides regular supervision for post graduate students and School Counsellors.

Tim works at NHW on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings (5-9pm).  

To arrange an appointment with Tim, please contact Sally on 0425 717 789