Catherine Madigan Melbourne Clinical Psychologist

Catherine Madigan clinical psychologist has a private practice based in Hawthorn. She began her career working in one of Melbourne’s community mental health clinics, and has substantial experience in the cognitive behavioural treatment of anxiety disorders such as:

  • social phobia,
  • panic,
  • agoraphobia,
  • excessive worrying (generalised anxiety)
  • hoarding,
  • body dysmorphic disorder
  • phobias
  • health anxiety
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • depression

Catherine began her career in 1995, after completing her study in Psychology at the University of Melbourne. She has worked in several of Melbourne’s public and private hospitals, including St. Vincent’s Hospital, as well as Cabrini Hospital. Catherine has been featured in Australian media such as The Age, The Australian, Herald Sun, and New Idea as well as on Channel 2 & Channel 7, and numerous radio interviews.

Helping Clients with their Anxiety

She currently provides individual and group cognitive behavioural therapy sessions from Hawthorn, Victoria. To her credit she is a former committee member of the Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria (ADAVIC).

She aims to provide brief, effective, affordable meta-cognitive therapy, virtual reality therapy and CBT in a friendly environment.

Catherine is passionate about treating anxiety disorders, and is also interested in counselling on topics related to relationships, and dating. She offers cognitive behavioural therapy treatment and meta-cognitive therapy and virtual therapy. Catherine aims to equip people with the skills to manage stress and overcome anxiety, and believes in people being active participants in their own recovery.

Catherine offers bulk billing for individual sessions booked by people who have low income  health care concession cards.

Telehealth sessions are bulk billed for Australians who have a Commonwealth concession card. This means if you do your session online or over the phone it is entirely covered by Medicare and you have no out of pocket expense.

She seeks to help her clients by exposing them to relaxation techniques, CBT self-help manuals, appropriate diet and exercise, and lifestyle changes.

Phone on 0429 883671

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