Anxiety Counselling Online

Catherine Madigan is an experienced anxiety relief counsellor in Melbourne. She has run countless successful group workshops and one on one sessions for patients of all ages. Catherine helps her patients overcome all types of anxiety such as public speaking, shyness, perfectionism, stress management, hoarding and many other social anxiety fears too.

She can offer private anxiety counselling services online through Coviu. Anxiety treatment in Melbourne or across the country can be bulk-billed in many circumstances. This includes telehealth counselling sessions too.

Online Anxiety Treatment Appointments

Speaking about anxiety, and getting help can be easier than you may think. It doesn’t matter where you live in Australia or however isolated you may feel. We can help you deal with any anxiety issues you may be facing with approved Telehealth anxiety appointments online. This includes depression counselling online and other related services too.

The online anxiety treatments we are currently offering are included in the list of the essential services as a mental health requirement. Catherine has helped many FIFO workes deal with anxieties, and relationship issues they were facing. If you would like to speak with an experienced FIFO counsellor, Catherine is available.

We are just a Coviu away. This means we can provide anxiety help to you, wherever you live in Australia. The type of anxiety or fear you may be suffering does not matter. Our experience can help provide you with the tools to deal with anxiety in a holistic way.

Anxiety Help In Melbourne

Anxiety Treatment Australia is an anxiety clinic based in Hawthorn East, Melbourne. It is run by Catherine Madigan. She is an experienced clinical psychologist. Her primary focus is on treating anxiety disorders online through:

  • One on One anxiety treatment sessions
  • Telehealth (secure online and telephone anxiety sessions)
  • Online (Coviu) therapy for anxiety
  • Group Therapy Workshops, such a public speak fear workshops each month


Social Related Anxiety Sessions

With so much news, dramatic events and pressures that are stirred up each day, it makes sense that many people feel overwhelmed. Covid 19 and the response to it by our society highlighted this fact even more.

These days most people report feeling busier than ever, to the point of overwhelm and anxiety. We are currently faced with a cost of living crisis, environmental issues, rising crime rates, interest rate uncertainty and much more. They are all examples of stress triggers that are often reinforced through social media and current affairs each day. It’s something we might just need to learn to deal with.

Many clients are contacting us for anxiety treatments related to the above triggers. Whether you want a social anxiety counsellor in Melbourne, or someone to talk with online, simply contact us. Together we can discuss your anxiety, put it into perspective and create ways for you to mitigate or manage the anxiety you feel. Catherine is sure she has helped someone who is feeling just like you are now, to live a better, more positive and relaxed life.

Catherine provides anxiety treatment sessions or stress management counseling online via Coviu.



Hoarding is a more complex issue than often assumed. Many people who have difficulty discarding items feel that people do not understand their attachment to objects. Group therapy for hoarding can be appealing as it gives people an opportunity to meet others facing similar challenges.
Catherine Madigan is a clinical psychologist who offers a 10-session group program for hoarding disorders specifically.
Attendees are required to do at least one individual session before joining a hoarding disorder workshop. This is in order to be assessed and to establish whether a hoarding workshop is the right choice for treatment. This individual session can be bulk billed for low-income healthcare card holders and can be also offered via telehealth.

Catherine Madigan

If you are struggling to cope with any kind of stress or anxiety, contact Catherine to talk about it. She offers result focused anxiety treatment sessions online. She is very experienced with telehealth anxiety counselling and can help you no matter where you are.

Medicare rebates are available for telehealth counselling appointments. This includes those who have a mental health care plan and a signed referral letter stating the number of sessions authorised. Private health fund rebates apply to both individual and online anxiety services too.

Stress Management

We offer private stress management help, in person or also online. They are designed to provide personalised tools to help you deal with stress more effectively. This includes FIFO worker stress management help. Through online sessions, Catherine can take appointments for those in remote areas of Australia too. Click below for topics that can be included in a stress management training course.

Our Services

Depression Counselling

Depression affects 1 in 7 Australians at some point in their life. Stressors such as unemployment, running a small business, financial worries, relationship problems, family breakdown and social isolation can lead to someone becoming depressed. CBT Treatment is available here online or by phone

Anxiety Counselling

Are you worried about losing your job? Are you anxious about paying your bills? Do have difficulty controlling your worry? Are you experiencing panic attacks? Are you having difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep? Our anxiety counselling sessions can help. We provide anxiety treatment in person, through online calls or by phone through Coviu.

Stress Management Counselling

We offer stress management counselling for individuals and provide stress management workshops to organisations, businesses and schools. They are on site or Catherine offers online stress management services too. Contact us to learn more about our stress management workshops.

Public Speaking Anxiety Counselling

Public speaking anxiety treatment is a focus of Anxiety Treatment Australia. We offer individual and/or group sessions as well as virtual reality exposure. Now is the ideal time for online public speaking anxiety treatment, so you can face the world with confidence. In person, Telehealth sessions are available via phone or video conference online.

Body Image Counselling

Many people are preoccupied with their appearance and worry about how they appear. Not because they are vain, but because they believe they are ugly and they may be very distressed about it. Body image issues and body dysmorphic disorder are treated with CBT. Offered at our clinic or through Telehealth sessions via phone or online conferencing.

Group Therapy

We can offer group therapy workshops for Public Speaking Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Perfectionism, Hoarding, Shyness and more. Click below to see when our next sessions in Melbourne are scheduled for.


We offer telehealth services via the telephone or online (Coviu). Telehealth anxiety treatment means you can start or maintain your treatment without leaving your home or office. Telehealth services are bulk billed for all Commonwealth concession card holders and people deemed to be vulnerable to COVID-19. If you do not wish to use Medicare, or are not eligible for Medicare, services are still available for a fee.

4 Good Reason You Should Call Us!

Quick appointments no matter where you live in Australia. Online shyness, public speaking and anxiety treatment available.

Minimal out of pocket expense (Medicare & Health fund Rebates)

Clinical Psychologist with approx. 25 years of experience. Also offering virtual reality exposure therapy.

Business hours, After hours and Saturdays appointments

Frequently Asked Questions

Anxiety Australia is an anxiety clinic in Hawthorn, Melbourne that is run by Catherine Madigan, who is a clinical psychologist. She primarily focuses on treating anxiety disorders and stress management techniques to individuals and businesses through one on one consultations and stress management workshops.

She offers professional, discreet and confidential treatment options that work.

Catherine’s effective anxiety treatments offered in Melbourne can help you overcome disorders such as:

Call now for an appointment on 0429 883 671

The website provides information about anxiety disorders and the treatment options available. You will also find contact details for other psychologists around Australia who have substantial experience in and/or work primarily with anxiety disorders.

Catherine Madigan is a Melbourne based Clinical Psychologist. She is passionate about empowering clients with confidence. The reason her focus is primarily on the treatment of anxiety disorders is that she gains great satisfaction by witnessing the freedom and life changing results her therapies can deliver.

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in Australia, with 1/7 people (14% of the population) reporting having had an anxiety disorder in the last 12 months. Women are more likely to have an anxiety disorder than men, 18% vs 11%. ABS National Survey of Mental Health & Wellbeing, Summary of Results 2007.

Anxiety or fear is a normal response to a present or imagined threat. Mild fear can be helpful as it enables us to respond quickly when faced with a dangerous situation and to be alert in difficult situations (e.g. exams). However, excessive fear may lead to people being paralysed e.g. soldiers under attack may be so afraid they can’t move to take cover, public speakers may find they go blank, forget their lines and are rendered speechless.

Anxiety is a normal emotion as it affects most people and is widespread. You would be abnormal if you didn’t experience fear sometimes. However, if your anxiety is out of proportion to the situation you are experiencing and/or persists in the absence of threat, e.g you worry about events months ahead or are experiencing anxiety long after the danger has passed, you may need professional help.

Some people are more prone to experiencing anxiety than others and it is not caused by just one thing but by a combination of factors including: genetics, family environment and traumatic life experiences. Sufferers may have unhelpful thinking patterns such as perfectionist standards. Nevertheless, you can learn to manage your anxiety more effectively.

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