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MS Catherine Madigan

Qualifications and Professional Memberships
  • B.A. (Hons.) University of Melbourne
  • M.A. (Clinical Psychology) University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne of the Australian Psychological Society
  • Member of APS Clinical College
  • Registered with AHPRA
Therapist Type
  • Clinical Psychologist
Registered for Medicare?
Yes. Medicare Number: 2606606B
Contact Details
Consulting Address
365 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Contact
Consulting Details
Areas of Speciality
  • Generalised Anxiety
  • Panic Disorder
  • Social Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress and Coping
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Relationships
  • Agoraphobia
  • Pain Management
  • Trauma
  • Hoarding, perfectionism
Treatment For
  • Adults
  • Adolescents
Languages other than English No
Hours/Consulting Times Sessions are Monday to Friday, generally 9am-8pm, Saturday 10.00am-1.00pm)
Fee Details The fee is $185 (Medicare rebate is $124.50) so the out of pocket expense is $50.50. Health care card concession holders are bulk billed. If you do a mental health care plan with your gp the Medicare rebate is $124.50
Other My websites are www.anxietyaustralia.com.au and www.socialanxietyassist.com.au


Home visits may be available depending upon various factors e.g. your location.

I also offer SKYPE services. If you live in a rural or remote region you may be able to access medicare rebates for SKYPE sessions. If you are not eligible for Medicare you can still have SKYPE sessions but you won't get the medicare rebate. Please contact me for further information re eligibility.
Treatment Details
Therapeutic Techniques Used
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Counselling
  • Behavioural therapy
  • meta cognitive therapy
Outline of Treatment approach
I am a clinical psychologist passionate about treating anxiety disorders (and stress aggravated medical conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome) and thus have worked primarily in anxiety conditions for approximately 20 years.

I am also interested in counselling re issues around being single, dating and relationships and used to contribute columns to The Age newspapers, 'Singles File'.

I offer cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and meta cognitive therapy.

I studied clinical psychology at the University of Melbourne and have been working as a psychologist since 1994. I have worked in public and private hospitals, and a community mental health clinic as well as my own private practice.

My work with anxiety sufferers has been featured in the electronic and print media including publications such as: 'The Age', 'The Australian', 'The Herald-Sun', 'For Me' magazine,'Woman's Day"', "New Idea' & 'The War Cry'. I used to do a psychology segment on a program called 'Midlife Crisis' on radio station 3RRR. I have also appeared on 'The 7PM Report' &'Sunrise' amongst other media interviews.

My websites are www.anxietyaustralia.com.au and www.socialanxietyassist.com.au

I aim to equip people with the skills to manage stress and overcome anxiety. I believe in people being active participants in their own recovery and that is my role to help you improve as quickly as possible using: relaxation techniques, CBT self help manuals, appropriate diet and exercise and lifestyle changes.

I use evidence based approaches and regularly monitor progress with questionnaires. I believe in multi-disciplinary care where needed, and will refer you on to appropriate specialists if I feel they have something to contribute to your well being.

I believe in everyone being able to access psychological care so health card concession holders are bulk billed. Workcover and TAC clients are most welcome.
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