Elize Olivier

Elize Olivier

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Supervisor, MAPS

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I have been counselling since 1991 in a range of settings and in private practice in South Africa and Australia. I am an adolescent and child psychologist, with a special interest in family therapy, and in working with adolescents and children of all ages. My main work is in providing individual therapy for adults with mental health issues. I also provide clinical supervision.


Areas of Counselling Practice

Mental Health, Trauma and Abuse

  • Adult mental health issues
  • Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Anxiety including OCD, panic attacks, and stress management
  • Complex mental health issues including dissociative, borderline and bipolar disorders
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotional, physical and sexual abuse – past or present
  • Rape and adult sexual assault
  • Self-harm
  • Trauma, past and present, including PTSD

Child, Adolescent and Family Counselling

  • Behavioural challenges for children
  • Behavioural challenges for adolescents
  • Body image issues
  • Bullying
  • Childhood mental health concerns and disorders
  • Developmental difficulties for children
  • Parental stress including infant bonding
  • Step-family issues


  • Anger management
  • Assertiveness and boundary setting
  • Chronic pain management
  • Communication
  • Coping with emotions
  • Career counselling
  • Grief & loss
  • Life coaching
  • Life and work transition
  • Migration issues
  • Relationship issues including same-sex attraction
  • Self-esteem
  • Student issues
  • Transcultural issues
  • Women’s issues
  • Workplace-related issues

Professional Memberships


My fee is $170 per session, usually between 50-60 min, and payment is made on the day of the appointment.

I am Medicare accredited with clients who have a Mental Health Care Plan obtained from their GP. The Medicare rebate is $84.80 per session for 6 to 10 sessions per calendar year.

Registered Counsellor Bodies

Registered Psychologist Bodies

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