Norwood

Psychology Practitioners

Welcome to Norwood

93 Kensington Road Norwood SA 5067

Mon-Fri: 8.00 AM - 6.00 PM

(08) 8431 3092

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Rebecca Richardson

Rebecca is a General Psychologist in Adelaide, consulting at our Norwood Clinic along Kensington Road with an interest in self-esteem issues, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders and trauma therapy.

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Rebecca Richardson holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science degree from Flinders University, Adelaide, and a Graduate Diploma of Psychology (First Class) from Deakin University, Melbourne. She is registered as a General Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners’ Registration Agency (AHPRA) and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Rebecca has a special focus on self-esteem issues, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders and trauma therapy.

Rebecca endeavours to create a warm, relaxed and welcoming environment for her clients, which allows them to explore their challenges in a compassionate and uplifting atmosphere. She works together with her clients to help them to understand their struggles without judgement. Drawing upon their strengths, she endeavours to equip and empower her clients to cope more effectively with life’s challenges and to create lasting positive change in their lives.

Rebecca has conducted research in the area of emotional intelligence, coping and academic performance in adolescents. She has also conducted research on the challenges and impacts of family structure and parenting styles on families.

Rebecca uses individualised evidence-based approaches, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance-based behaviour therapy (ABBT) and Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).

Rebecca is skilled at administering and assessing a wide variety of psychological tests, including but not limited to: Objective tests, such as Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K-10), and Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS).

Rebecca sees clients across the life-span who struggle with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities – (in particular – Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger’s, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

Outside of work Rebecca likes to spend time with her two children and four animals, two black Labradors and two cats. Rebecca previously worked as a surgical veterinarian nurse and still holds a passion for all animals.

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David Ahmed

David is an Adelaide Psychologist consulting from our Norwood Psychology Clinic with an approach that includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness.

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David truly believes that building rapport is one of the most fundamental parts of any therapeutic relationship. David works across a range of age groups from adolescent to late adulthood and emphasises client centred skills which also include relapse prevention. He is committed to providing a quality service that embraces client input.

Dedicated to providing high quality work, David’s therapeutic technique encompasses an eclectic approach from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness. David has an interest in neurology and coming from a clinical rehabilitation background, is well versed in the complexities people may experience with chronic illness.

In his spare time David enjoys time with his diverse friendship group. He is keen on staying fit and enjoys travelling to faraway places and equally, sharing his experiences.

Welcome

Our Psychology Practice in Norwood is located at 93 Kensington Road, Norwood. The practice is part of a purpose built medical facility with innovative architectural design to provide state of the art facilities for the delivery of high quality psychology and counselling services to our patients. Our Norwood Psychology practice operates as part of a 7-Day Medical Centre and offers a convenient on-line booking system. Call today on 8431 5506 and one of our friendly receptionists will be able to help in answering any health related queries you may have.

Opening Hours are:

Monday and Friday 1pm – 6.30pm (David)
Thursday 9.30am – 5pm (Rebecca)

Available Services

Our Norwood Psychologists provide the following services:

  • Grief
  • Loss and trauma
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Child and adolescent
  • Drug and alcohol
  • Family issues
  • Parenting
  • Sexual abuse
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Domestic violence (both perpetrators and victims)
  • Psychological trauma
  • Addictions
  • Pain management
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Where to Find Us

Our practice is located at 93 Kensington Road, Norwood. We have plenty of parking on-site. Our Psychology Practice proudly services the following nearby suburbs:

  • Norwood
  • Adelaide
  • Kent Town
  • Dulwich
  • Toorak Gardens
  • Tusmore
  • Marryatville
  • Kensington Park
  • Maylands
  • Stepney
  • Evandale
  • Firle
  • Hazelwood Park
  • Linden Park
  • Leabrook
  • Fullarton
  • Glenunga
  • Magill
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