Struggling with anxiety, depression, or life’s challenges? Paola, a seasoned psychologist with 30+ years of experience, offers evidence-based support to help you understand your emotions and create a better life.

Paola welcomes adults, teens, children, and couples in both English and Italian. Schedule your appointment today and discover the path to a calmer, happier you.

Paola Piccione

B. A., G. D. Adol. & Child Psych. Master Edu Psych.

Why come and see Paola?

Paola has over 30 years experience in the field of Psychology both in the public sector (Disability Services) and in private practice.

Paola works within a cognitive behavioural framework (CBT) helping you understand your emotions and behaviour. Good thinking is great living!

She is registered with Medicare, TAC, WorkCover, VOCAT, Victims Assistance Program in the North and West, and with North Western Melbourne Primary Care Network to provide free counselling to eligible clients.

Paola is also a fluent Italian speaking Psychologist and can provide counselling and psychological services in Italian.

Paola can help you with

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Panic Attacks
  • Stress
  • Chronic Pain
  • Trauma
  • Victims of Crime reports and counselling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Anger Management
  • Addictions
  • Disability
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Children’s emotional and behavioural issues
  • Life transitions

Client Groups

Adults  |  Adolescents  |  Children  |  Couples  |  Intellectually Disabled  |  Italian Speakers


  • Full member: The Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Full member: APS College of Counselling Psychologists
  • Full member: APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists
  • Associate Member: Australian Society of Hypnosis (ASH).

Referral and Fees

Clients are usually referred by their G.P. and have a Mental Health Care plan which entitles you to a Medicare rebate. Without the MHC plan, a full fee applies.

A concession rate is available for low-income earners. Health Care/Pension Card holders are eligible for free counselling if living in the catchment area for North Western Melbourne Primary Care Network, CareInMind Targeted Psychological Support program. Referral through G.P.

Private Health Insurance rebates also available. A G.P. referral is not required.

“Good Thinking, Great Living”

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Find out how a psychologist can help you

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy – CBT

Better Mental Health and Relationships

Think Better, Live Better, Be Better


How a psychologist helped me – Libby Trickett