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SAMANTHA SIMMONDS

Clinical Psychologist

B.Sc Psych, BHSc (Hons), M.Psych (Clin)

"We don't have to do it all alone,

we were never meant to."

Brené Brown

 

ABOUT SAMANTHA
 

Samantha is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is endorsed as a provider of psychology services under Medicare.

Samantha embodies an authentic and compassionate approach to therapy, specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy with over 7 years of experience in this framework. She is also trained and experienced in evidence-based therapies including: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), and Mindfulness strategies.

Samantha conducts group therapy at Currumbin Clinic, offering PTSD treatment groups for psychological injuries sustained in the workplace, and DBT groups for individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder. The combination of these practices and experience allows Samantha to support people with varying needs and difficulties, in addition to assisting people in creating and maintaining positive change.

Samantha is a Board Approved Supervisor offering individual supervision to Provisional Psychologists and Clinical Registrars.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY
 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Self-esteem issues

  • Relationship / Family issues

  • Grief and Loss

  • Work / Life Stress

  • Adjustment Issues

  • Personal Development 

  • Life Transitions

  • Anger Issues 

  • Trauma

  • Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Pain Management

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 

  • Supervision for Psychologists

APPOINTMENTS

Supervision

Online Supervision
Only

Standard $150 fee
per 50 minute session.

Individual Therapy

Online Appointments Only

Standard $210 fee

per 50 minute session.

 
 

Medicare Rebates

Health Fund Rebates

A Medicare rebate of $129.55 per session is available if you obtain a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP. If you are a concession cardholder you may be eligible for a reduced session fee.

Please check the level of coverage with your private health insurer, as the amount you are reimbursed is specific to your policy and health fund provider.

Please note, you are not able to claim from both Medicare and your private health fund for the same session.

Cancellations

24 hour notice is required to cancel without incurring a cancellation charge. Cancelling within 24 hours of an appointment will result in a $100 cancellation fee.​

CONTACT SAM

EMAIL:
admin@simmondspsychology.com