Elize Olivier

Elize Olivier

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Supervisor, MAPS

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Elize has been counselling since 1991 in a range of settings and in private practice in South Africa and Australia. She is an adolescent and child psychologist, with a special interest in family therapy, and in working with adolescents and children of all ages. Her main work is in providing individual therapy for adults with mental health issues. She also provides 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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