Gabriel is a Provisional Psychologist who is currently completing his final years of study before gaining his General Registration as a Psychologist. He has in interest in working with clients from a diverse range of ages and backgrounds.

He has previously worked in an intake setting within a private practice to help provide support and guidance to clients, with a range of concerns, to be informed and feel reassured in booking an appointment with the right psychologist.

Gabriel provides one-to-one counselling and believes in the importance of creating a safe environment, to build a collaborative relationship and work through clients concerns together.

In his practice he uses a client-focused approach to implement evidence-based interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as well as other mindfulness and relaxation-based strategies.

Gabriel’s qualifications include: Bachelor of Psychological Science – La Trobe University, Graduate Diploma of Psychology – Deakin University and currently completing a Master of Professional Psychology – The Cairnmillar Institute.

Gabriel currently offers low-cost counselling services. To read more about low cost counselling read on below:

Low Cost Counselling

  • Low Cost counselling (LCC) is simply psychological counselling at a reduced rate as the psychologist who is providing the service is provisionally registered.

So, what is a Provisional Psychologist? 

  • A provisionally registered psychologist is a student who is undertaking an approved internship from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). A Provisional Psychologist is in their final years of training and working towards gaining their full General Registration as a Psychologist. They are highly skilled and work under the guidance of a Board Approved Supervisor until their full general registration is received.

Who is this for?

LCC aims to allow all individuals to have access to counselling or seeing a Provisional Psychologist at a reduced rate and caters for individuals’ circumstances such as financial hardship.

(Please note there are no rebates available for low cost counselling services).

Is the student qualified? 

  • Yes, the provisional psychologist is qualified ( Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Honours or Grad Diploma in Psychology and/or a Masters Degree or 2 years experienced learning) and registered with AHPRA.

What experience/qualifications do they have?

  • A Provisional Psychologist has a bachelor’s degree within the field of Psychology, then a Honours or Graduate Diploma of Psychology and then either a Masters degree in Professional Psychology or is completing two years supervised practice with a fully registered Psychologist as their mentor (known as the +2 pathway).
  • In regard to experience, a Provisional Psychologist undertakes placements in both the Master’s programs and within their supervised practice if completing the +2 pathway. Within these placements Provisional Psychologists work with individuals across the lifespan, children, adolescents, adults and older adults as well as with a range of different presentations.