Elaine is an experienced Clinical Psychologist with 16 years of experience as a mental health clinician and psychotherapist. Having worked in major teaching hospitals, private practice, and non-profit organisations overseas, she is well-versed in addressing common mental health issues such as anxiety and mood disorders. She has further expertise in supporting individuals experiencing complex and chronic health conditions, perinatal mental health challenges, trauma, and loss. Elaine enjoys working with individuals navigating major transition points in their lives, whether it be a new diagnosis, parenthood, or other life changes.
In therapy, her approach is holistic, evidence-based and eclectic. She offers an individualised, person-centered approach, and believes in meeting clients where they are at. It may incorporate elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Internal Family systems, and mindfulness based approaches. Elaine also holds a yoga teacher qualification and believes mental and physical wellbeing is deeply intertwined.
Elaine firmly believes that therapy is ultimately a journey of self-discovery. Toward that end, she aims to provide a safe, non- judgmental and collaborative space for clients. She looks forward to working with you to navigate towards greater fulfilment, meaning and wellness.
Clinical Psychologist & Board Approved Clinical Supervisor
MPsych, MSc (Public Health), BA Hons
+ FEES & MEDICARE REBATES
Initial Clinical Psychology appointment (50 minutes) $250
Review Clinical Psychology appointment (50 minutes) $250
Elaine Chen is registered with Medicare to provide evidence-based treatment. Medicare rebates are available for up to 10 sessions per calendar year.
To be eligible for the rebate, you will need to book a long consultation appointment with your General Practitioner (GP) and obtain both a Referral Letter and a Mental Health Care Plan. Please note that Medicare rebates only apply to individual sessions.
A re-referral is required after the number of sessions on your initial referral is exhausted.