Areas of Expertise

Ray Elliott is an experienced and caring counselling psychologist, who can help you as he has extensive experience with multiple psychological, emotional, and mental health needs, including:

  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) & ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias (Fear of specific things / situations)
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Communication Skills
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counselling
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage and Premarital Counselling
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Compulsions
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality & Religious Issues
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Workplace Issues and Work Rehabilitation
  • Medicare, Private Health Insurers & NDIS provider
  • Psychologist Reports

About

Ray Elliott is a general and organisational psychologist – AHPRA registered and endorsed – with over 26 years experience in general psychology practice. He empathetically engages with clients across the life span. His clients include couples, adolescents and families and adults in diverse contexts.

Applying his extensive experience in working within and alongside community, professional, national and international organizations, Ray especially assists clients and managers at the interface of their workplace and personal lives.  He is known for his signature work in coaching for leadership development, and for his founding of the high impact Coaching Psychology Interest Group of the Australian Psychological Society.

Ray has the capacity to establish deeply empathetic relationships with clients. He adopts an eclectic approach to meet the needs of a
diverse range of clients and contexts. He is highly skilled in a range of coaching / counselling modalities: narrative, strengths-based
coaching, cognitive-behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, and psychodynamic approaches. Where needed he assists clients to interpret
the organisational contexts in which they work – including pathologies and toxic cultures.

If you’re interested in learning more about how Ray can help you achieve your goals, please feel free to book an initial consultation with him.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • AHPRA Registered Psychologist
  • AHPRA Endorsed Organisational Psychologist
  • Grad. Dip. Applied Psych (VU)
  • Grad. Dip. Arts: (Psychology) (Mon.)
  • M.Ed. (Master of Education by Major Research)
  • Dip.Ed.
  • B.Sc., (Bachelor of Science: Physics)
  • STM (Yale): Master of Sacred Theology (Philosophy, Ritual, Applied Ethics)
  • B.D. (MCD, Uni Div.)
  • Fellow, College of Organisational Psychologists (FCOP) and of Australian Human Resources Institute (FAHRI)
  • Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)

Treatment Approaches

Ray Elliott encourages clients to become active participants in counselling sessions. He assists people to clarify and attain their desired or needed developmental goals – providing psychological education to transfer skills and knowledge. Treatment approaches include:

  • Schema Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Reflective Rogerian Counselling

Evidence-based applied psychology for helping you with:

  • Anxiety and depression therapy / counselling
  • Stress management training / coaching for enhanced personal wellbeing and effectiveness
  • Psychoanalytic and psychodynamic therapy
  • Personality adjustment disorders
  • Relationship audits to assist rapid couple identification of critical issues impeding growth
  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Psychological strategies which help you by:

  • Assisting greater individual emotional regulation
  • Narrative coaching for personal identity development
  • Strengths-based coaching for improved conflict management
  • Grief, bereavement and change: recovery from trauma
  • Strengthening cognitive functioning for executive brain decision-making
  • Impartial exploration of religious and philosophical belief systems for personal well-being
  • Personal and social rituals and the creation of meaning
  • Group processes and development
  • Ethical decision-making within the field of applied ethics: individuals, groups and organisations

Psychological education to assist you with:

  • Stressors analysis and associated strain outcomes
  • Pandemic impacts and enhancing the practice of self- and other- compassion
  • Neuropsychology
  • Impacts of social media
  • Internet and predator victim vulnerability

Provides Services To

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Adolescents
  • Families
  • Adults in diverse contexts

Languages

  • English: Including a broad understanding of major world and indigenous religions / cultural perspectives

Clinic Locations

  • Telehealth/Online only

Make a booking with Ray

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Melbourne

It’s our People that makes us different

Our psychologists are equipped with methods, strategies and techniques that are not only research and evidence-based but are also based on years of experience of helping people from all walks of life.

When you come to People Psychology, we tailor our methods to best suit your circumstances as well as your short-term and long-term goals.