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Get to Know Us

Service Catered to Your Needs

At PsycheLife, we cater our service to meet the needs of each client, in the context of our expertise. Once we have an initial meeting with you, we will discuss the possible ways forward, so that you can make an informed decision about an approach you are comfortable with.

Our registered psychologists, counsellors and psychotherapists have significant experience supporting the mental health, development and well-being of adolescents and adults.


They have diverse employment backgrounds in education, industry, corporate and health settings, bringing a richness of experience and maturity to our services. Speciality areas include counselling and therapeutic support to adults and teens, along with child, adolescent and adult diagnosis .

We value the development of an integrated clinical picture of a client, working closely, if appropriate, with families, schools or other agencies to help meet a client's goals and improve their experience of life. 


Our clinicians have experience in diagnostic assessments, mental health assessment, crisis intervention, counselling and psychotherapy. Therapy techniques drawn upon are selected to correspond to client's needs and include Gestalt, Person-Centred, Rogerian, Humanistic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment, Solutions Focused, Schema, and Family Systems techniques.


Our clinicians are passionate about the scientist-practitioner model of evidence-based practice, have undertaken research and authored peer-reviewed articles about a range of topics, including how mental health issues manifest in behaviour and relate to personality, self-esteem, aggression and goal motivation.


We understand that having a therapist with who you "click" is so important in helping your experience of therapy be a success. Contact us to speak with us about your needs, so we can help you find the right match.

PsycheLife Director

Nicola Farrell is a registered AHRPA psychologist and holds a Masters’ degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Nicola is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society, the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia and the Australian Counselling Association.


Nicola has additional accredited training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Nicola draws upon a wide range of evidence-based methodology when providing support to adults and teens with a wide range of presentations including:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Solutions-focused Therapy

  • Schema Therapy

  • Couples Counselling

  • Family System Therapy

  • Grief and Trauma Counselling

  • Rogerian and Humanistic Counselling (person-centred)

  • Gestalt Therapy

  • Psychotherapy

  • Narrative Therapy


Nicola is also highly experienced in diagnostic assessment and can help clients navigate the NDIS, including:

  • Cognitive profiles (IQ)

  • Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Learning Problems

  • Executive functioning & memory

  • Mental health, mood & personality

Psychologist Session

Family Therapy &
Mental Health Clinician

We also have available, the services of an experienced Mental Health Clinician and Family Therapist / Occupational Therapist

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