Psychology

Ramsay Dixon

Dr Ramsay Dixon

Consults at Bluff Road Medical Centre on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Ramsay is a registered Psychologist who holds endorsements in both Clinical and Forensic Psychology. He has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a forensic specialisation from Monash University, and holds the grade of Member with the Australian Psychological Society.

Ramsay has over eight years of experience providing a range of individual and group-based interventions across the continuum of mental health difficulties. He has worked in the public mental health system as a specialist provider of clinical mental health services in a forensic setting, and as a private practitioner.

As a clinical psychologist, Ramsay provides a range of evidence-based interventions that assist individuals to manage the difficult thoughts, feelings and behaviours associated with mental health concerns. He believes that psychological intervention is most effective when it occurs within a supportive and effective therapeutic relationship.  Ramsay has a warm, open and engaging style, and seeks to match his approach to the individual needs of the patient.

Ramsay works with peopled aged 16 years and over, and can assist with difficulties such as:

  •    Addictions, substance abuse and problematic gambling
  •    Adjustment disorders
  •    Anxiety disorders, including health anxiety
  •    Chronic illness management
  •    Eating disorders
  •    Emotion regulation, including anger
  •    Grief and bereavement
  •    Interpersonal difficulties
  •    Major mood disorders (e.g. depression)
  •    Personality difficulties and disorders
  •    Psychosis
  •    Relationship problems
  •    Trauma and its sequelae, including PTSD
  •    Sleep disturbance
  •    Workplace stress

For appointments, please click here to book online or call us on 9598 6244.

For enquiries, please email Ramsay at [email protected]

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Dr Aneta Kotevski

Clinical And Health Psychologist – Pgrad Dip Psych, DPsych (Health), MAPS.

Consults at Bluff Road Medical Centre on Mondays, Tuesdays (2019) and Wednesdays

Dr Aneta Kotevski is a registered and endorsed clinical and health psychologist with a Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Melbourne.  She has over ten years’ experience practising in both private and public health care and rehabilitation settings.

Aneta is a dedicated and highly skilled psychologist who accepts referrals to work with adolescents 13 years and older, adults, older adults, couples and families. She is an AHPRA board-approved supervisor, a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and member of the APS Colleges of Clinical Psychologists and Health Psychologists.

Aneta specialises in assisting individuals with:

  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Stress, coping and adjustment issues
  • Adjustment to medical diagnoses and life change e.g. Acquired brain injury, cancer, kidney and liver disease, gastrointestinal conditions
  • Pain management
  • Somatoform disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Self-management of chronic health conditions e.g. Chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, arthritis, vestibular conditions, migraine, high blood pressure
  • Behaviour management and change e.g. Obesity and weight management, improving health outcomes
  • Eating disorders
  • Anger management
  • Self-esteem and confidence issues
  • Communication and assertiveness issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Pregnancy support and fertility issues.

Aneta is a professional and empathic psychologist that incorporated the most recent evidence based therapeutic approaches into her practice.  She draws on a number of therapeutic approaches tailored to suit the individual’s needs. Her treatment approaches include:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Mindfulness-based therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Family therapy

For appointments, please click here to book online or call reception on 9598 6244.

Dr Catherine Matthews

Clinical Child Psychologist – DPsych (Clin), BSc (Hons), MAPS.

Consults at Bluff Road Medical Centre on alternate Tuesdays.

Catherine is a registered paediatric clinical psychologist with over 12 years’ experience. She has worked in a range of settings, including the Royal Children’s Hospital, Monash Heath and private practice. Catherine works with a broad range of mental health issues in young people.

Her clinical areas of special interest include anxiety disorders (including OCD, separation anxiety and phobias), depression, autism, attachment disorders, school refusal, and learning disabilities.

Catherine is a board-approved supervisor, and has lectured for Monash University. She has also consulted for Child Protection Services, the Department of Education and a number of non-government organizations.

Catherine is a strong advocate for parents and their children, and is able to assess and treat children aged between 18 months to 16 years.

For appointments click here or please call reception on 9598 6244.

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Dr Darren Eger

Darren is a Psychologist with over 20 years of experience in clinical, forensic and organisational psychology. He consults at Bluff Road Medical by direct appointments.

A wide variety of people seek assistance from the practice in terms of gender and age. Darren has expertise in a range of clinical issues and a particular interest in concerns associated with adolescence. The practice philosophy celebrates the individuality of all people.

For appointments, please call 9502 0025.

You can read more about Darryn here:

www.darreneger.com