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Are you worried about your child, teenager, or whole family? Or is the parenting job just getting too much? Or do you worry about your own wellbeing? At Present Mind Psychology we provide a designated therapeutic space for children, and a space for adolescents and adults to explore concerns together and search for solutions.


For who?

  • Children

  • Adolescents

  • Families

  • Adults


Assessment and therapy for

  • Parenting stress

  • Grief and loss

  • Life transitions (e.g. moving house, divorce…)

  • Psychological trauma PSTD

  • Anxiety (e.g. performance anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive…)

  • Depression

  • Personality disorders


Adolescents specific issues

  • Low self-confidence, body image, anxiety, grief, depression, school refusal, social, anger management and other behavioural concerns, self-harm and suicidal ideation, sexuality and gender identity 


Children specific issues

  • ADHD, oppositional defiance and other behavioural concerns, anxiety, grief (e.g parents' separation), depression, learning difficulties, sleep difficulties, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) 


Approaches to therapy include (but are not limited to)

  • Creative play therapy for children: this treatment acknowledges that children engage and learn the most in therapy through play, story telling, art, craft, symbols, sand tray, and visualisations.

  • Family therapy: using attachment- and systemic therapy this form of treatment addresses the issues of the child in the context of the family. Together the family explores new ways of supporting each other.

  • Cognitive therapies: cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based therapy (MBCT) which help to identify thought, emotion and behaviour patterns that contribute to the existing problems. Self-compassion therapy to overcome ingrained emotional negativity and develop greater kindness towards oneself.



$160 for a standard 55 min psychology consultation. Medicare Rebates ($92.90) available for 10 sessions in a year if referred by a GP under a Mental Health Care Plan. Concession fees ($130 per session) are available for financial hardship situations only. Payment is due at the time of consultation and can be made via debit/credit card, electronic transfer or cash. Medicare rebates can be directly claimed through our online Medicare system. if you choose to seek our service privately, then you can claim rebates from most private health funds, however, it will depend on your extras cover.



  • Contact your GP if you wish to be referred under a Mental Health Care Plan. Your GP can email or mail the referral to us or you can bring the referral with you on your first appointment with us. You can also seek our service without GP referral as a private patient.

  • Contact Present Mind Psychology for intake and first appointment

  • Assessment

  • Therapy (individual; family)


Practice location and parking

Present Mind Psychology 

Attadale Business Centre, Suite 9A/ 550 Canning Highway

Attadale, WA 6156


Parking is available at no cost.



Present Mind Psychology

Attadale Business Centre, Suite 9A/ 550 Canning Highway

Attadale, WA 6156


Ph  0415 081 482



Principal psychologist at Present Mind Psychology: Jacqueline Sander

Psychological therapy
  • individual
  • family 
  • group
A comforting and safe space to help you and your children thrive!
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