Counselling Psychologist - BAppSc (Psych/Hons), MPsych (Counselling), MAPS

Val Mackintosh

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Val has an Honours degree in Psychology from Deakin University and a Masters in Psychology (Counselling) from Monash University. She is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a full Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She is also an Associate Member of the Australian Society of Hypnosis.

Val worked in several different private practice settings for a number of years, prior to establishing her own clinic, Eltham Mind and Body Psychology, in 2013. She has since opened four more clinics which are tenanted by psychologists and other allied health professionals. Another clinic will be opening in Eltham in 2021

Val is retiring from counselling in March 2021 and will no longer be taking any new referrals.

To make an appointment with any other practitioner at the clinics, please contact them directly on their mobiles or email addresses. They are all independent and make their own bookings.


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Who we are

Areas of Speciality

  • Perinatal loss
  • Antenatal depression and anxiety
  • Birth trauma
  • Postnatal depression and anxiety
  • Parent-infant attachment
  • Adjustment issues
  • Infants
  • Parenting
  • Fathers
  • Couple relationship

Professional Memberships

  • Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member International Marcé Society
  • Member Australasian Marcé Society
  • Member Australian Association of Infant Mental Health (AAIMHI)
  • Member Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA)
  • Member Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Associate Member of Australian Society of Hypnosis (ASH)

Fees & Rebates

Cost: $150 per 50-minute session

*Medicare Rebate: $84.80

Out-of-pocket: $65.20 per session

*Medicare rebates are available to those who have a referral and Mental Health Care Plan from their GP.  This must be in place prior to the first claimable session.

Available Wednesdays

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