Bookings Now Available at Haven Psychology Melbourne
Haven Psychology provides gender inclusive, sex-positive, and neurodivergent affirming services. Consultations and therapies are available in house, and through video conferencing.
Here at Haven Psychology, we seek to build an ongoing relationship with you and give you space in which you can talk freely and express your emotions, feel heard, understood and valued.
Level 19, 644 Chapel Street
South Yarra VIC 3141
Ph: 1300 442836
Monday: 10am – 6pm
Tuesday: 10am – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 6pm
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 0am – 6pm
Haven Psychology is located 500m from the South Yarra train station and easily accessed via the 58 or 78 tram routes.
Free street parking is available along Toorak Road, and Chapel Street, South Yarra. Please ensure that you observe the street signs as time limits and clearways are enforced by the City of Stonnington in these areas. Alternatively, Secure Parking offers paid parking with entry & exit via 650 Chapel Street or off River Street.
Meet Our Team
Melbourne | Telehealth
Owen is an endorsed counselling psychologist who enjoys working with members of the LGBTIQAP+, brotherboy and sistergirl communities, people who have experienced trauma, and people who struggle with their drug and alcohol use.
Owen sees individual and relationship therapy clients.
Dr Julie Kruss
Melbourne | Telehealth
Julie is a registered psychologist with community psychology endorsement. Her counselling approach takes into account the many intersections of people’s lives.
She places importance on a person centred, trauma informed approach which focuses on the therapeutic relationship, resourcing, safety and stabilisation.
Registered Psychologist and
Melbourne | Telehealth
Mel is a registered Psychologist who believes everyone has unique strengths and inherent value. She appreciates the immense privilege of working with and supporting people to enhance these aspects of themselves in a safe and welcoming space.
Therapeutic Services at Haven Psychology
We provide therapy for individuals and those in relationships using the most effective and contemporary evidence-based strategies within an empathic and empowering therapeutic environment. Our therapy sessions can be conducted in-house, online and by phone through secure video conferencing.
Individual Therapy Options
Approximately one in five (20%) Australians aged 16-85 experience a mental illness in any year, but less than half (46%) of these people will access any treatment. Seeking the help of a psychologist or counsellor can be one of the most effective ways of getting started on your journey to better mental health.
Our team can provide individual therapy for clients aged 12 and older seeking help with:
- Stress and anxiety
- Depression and mood
- Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress
- ADHD or Autism
- Life Changes and Transitions
- Grief and Loss
- Other mental health concerns
You do not need a referral to book in to see one of our clinicians.
Psychology supports for NDIS Participants
Haven Psychology offers psychology and counselling supports to NDIS participants that are reasonable and necessary as per the NDIS guidelines. We can provide these services to NDIS participants aged 12 and older with Self-Managed or Plan Managed Supports. Our practices in Milton and South Yarra are wheelchair accessible, with audio enabled lifts, and accessible bathroom and toilet options available. We offer telehealth for those who are remote or unable to travel for therapy.
Diverse relationships and sexual practices
Haven Psychology understands that relationships take different forms to the traditional male and female couple. We also understand that that there are challenges and difficulties in any and all relationships. We can support you with your relationship issues and our team is experienced working with all relationships including:
- Same gender/sex
- Gender diverse and non-binary
- Non-sexual or aromantic
- Atypical sexual relationships and practices
- Ethical Non-monogamy
Our team includes clinicians who are also psychosexual therapists and can support you with many sexual health, gender, and relationship concerns, such as:
- Exploring gender identity or sexual orientation
- Painful sex
- Sexual dysfunction – like erectile dysfunction or difficulty with orgasm
- Low sexual desire, or mixed desires in partnerships
- Sex after trauma
- Exploring and incorporating kinks and fetishes
- Navigating safe and consensual intimate relationships
- Sex during and after pregnancy
- Having sex with STIs
Assessments and Reports
Our assessment program is available for clients aged 8 years or older and we can offer the following:
- Adaptive functioning
- Cognitive ability
- Learning difficulties
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Autism spectrum
- Combined autism & ADHD
- Other psychometric assessments
Please discuss with our team the purpose for undertaking an assessment and we can provide further guidance.
In conjunction with our assessments and therapeutic services, Haven Psychology can support you with reports and applications, such as:
- Letters of support for school, university, or work
- Gender confirmation surgery letters
- Applications for the NDIS, Disability Services, or Centrelink
- Treatment summaries for third parties
Please discuss with your clinician or contact our team what you need and we can assist.