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Laburnum Psychology is a boutique practice located in the leafy suburb of Laburnum in Melbourne’s east.

At Laburnum Psychology we provide counselling services to suit every stage of your life. Our team of psychologists have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults at all stages of life. We tailor our approach to focus specifically on you and your individual situation. Taking the step to counselling can be daunting. It doesn’t have to be - you’re not alone!    

We encourage you to call us for a chat – without obligation. We are here to guide and support you on your journey to positive wellbeing - so when you’re ready to talk give us a call on (03 9877 9179) or 0412 888 693.  

Our Approach

At Laburnum Psychology we believe in the power of relationships. Your health and wellbeing is at the core of what we do. 

Every person - and the issues that bring them to therapy - is unique. That’s why at Laburnum Psychology we provide a personalised program that’s specifically tailored to your needs.

All of our psychologists are caring, open and positive.  They will build rapport and trust in you to provide the best support for your therapy.

Our psychologists are experienced in working with many common psychological issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, life transition, family relationships, trauma and addiction. 

Our aim is to support your positive health and wellbeing.  We want you to leave therapy feeling happier and at peace - with your life and your future. 

Our approach is a balance between achieving immediate symptom relief whilst also understanding the origins of the problem and the steps towards long term lasting change.  

All of our psychologists have a minimum of ten years’ experience as a psychologist prior to commencing in private practice. You can be confident you’re in good hands.

At Laburnum Psychology we celebrate progress, outcomes and change and strongly believe that it is a privilege to share in your personal journey.

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Our Psychologists

Kylie Allen

Kylie is a registered clinical psychologist with over twenty years counselling and psychology experience and managing partner at Laburnum Psychology. She has worked in a variety of not-for-profit and public health settings, such as The Royal Children’s Hospital and The Salvation Army.   

Kylie has extensive experience in working with children, adolescents and adults and for the last eight years has worked in private practice, and will tailor an approach to therapy specifically for your set of circumstances and personality, so that you can become your best self.

Tim McCorriston

Tim is a registered clinical and counselling psychologist and managing partner at Laburnum Psychology. He has worked in a variety of settings, including The Salvation Army and Relationships Australia and he has more than twenty years experience working as a psychologist and counsellor. 

For the last ten years Tim has worked in private practice.  Prior to that Tim was employed as the manager for The Salvation Army’s Melbourne Counselling Service, a role that combined clinical work, supervision of other psychologists, and consultancy to government on matters relating to mental health in the community, and in particular problem gambling.

Tim predominantly works with adults.  Tim helps you to feel comfortable in addressing the uncomfortable.  Tim will work with you to address the ‘presenting issues’ to better understand and know yourself to improve your health and wellbeing

Larissa King

Larissa is a registered psychologist with nearly twenty years counselling experience.Her particular interests include working with families, counselling for depression, anxiety, postnatal depression, workplace bullying, eating disorders, problem gambling and relationship counselling.

Larissa's approach is to develop a safe, warm and trusting relationship and to use an eclectic range of evidence-based psychological approaches matched to each individual.

Larissa has worked in a range of counselling settings including Gambler's Help, youth sexual assault counselling and generalist counselling. She has worked in senior roles, including Acting Manager of a large counselling service. Larissa now combines work in private practice with parenting her three children.


Our Services

At Laburnum Psychology we provide counselling services to suit every stage of your life. Our team of psychologists have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults at all stages of life. We will tailor our approach specifically for your situation and stage of life. 

Fee Structure

At Laburnum Psychology we provide high-quality care and support at a price that’s affordable.

We don’t believe in prolonging therapy unnecessarily and aim to help you positively progress in the least amount of sessions possible. However we do offer long term therapy if required.

If your General Practitioner (GP) has provided you with a Mental Health Care Plan, the out of pocket expense will be $55 dollars, once you claim the Medicare rebate.  You can attend up to ten rebated sessions per calendar year.

If you do not have a Mental Health Care Plan our fee per session is $180.  If you have private health insurance, you may be able to claim some of these costs.

We accept EFT and credit card facilities for payment, and we can process your Medicare claim on the spot. Make sure you have registered your bank details with Medicare so the rebate can be paid directly to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make an appointment?
Please call us on 0412 888 693 or email us at email address and one of our psychologists will get back to you within 24 hours to make an appointment or answer any questions you might have.

How long is each session?
Each session is for fifty minutes.

How often will I attend appointments?
At Laburnum Psychology we normally recommend that you commence with weekly sessions, with the aim to transition to fortnightly and eventually monthly appointments depending on your progress and situation.

Do you offer after hours appointments?
After hours appointments are available where needed and you can call us to make an appointment at a time suitable to you.

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