About Us

Our highly experienced psychologists are trained in the latest treatment techniques and are ready to provide support to children, adolescents, adults and older persons.

Our team at Ramsay Psychology South Melbourne is made up of degree-qualified psychologists, who are registered with APHRA and offer a wide range of evidence-based therapies.

Face-to-face and telehealth (web-based video) appointments are available. To find out more about our individual psychologists, click here.


You do not need a doctor’s referral to book an appointment (in person or via telehealth) at Ramsay Psychology South Melbourne. However, if you have been referred by your GP with a Mental Health Treatment Plan, you will be able to claim a Medicare rebate. This will cover part of the cost of a number of sessions in a calendar year. Your doctor can address the referral to Ramsay Psychology or specifically to one of our psychologists. If you do not already have a Mental Health Treatment Plan and you wish to access this rebate, contact your GP or psychiatrist.

Clients who hold private health insurance may be eligible for a partial refund. Contact your health fund for more information.

Ramsay Psychology psychologists and practice staff offer concessions and fee structures for individuals who are Concession Card Holders, or covered by NDIS (self-funded only), MAIC, OSHC and WorkCover. These are assessed on a case-by-case basis.


Appointments can be booked by calling us on 03 7008 7960, or by emailing SouthMelbourne.RPP@ramsaypsychology.com.au. We are happy to answer any questions you may have before making an appointment.

X Our Services

The team of psychologists at Ramsay Psychology South Melbourne provide psychological support for a wide range of mental health concerns experienced by children, adolescents, adults and older persons. These conditions include but are not limited to:

  • Addictions
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Anxiety
  • Complex trauma
  • Couple Counselling
  • Depression
  • Domestic or family violence
  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Excoriation
  • Life transitions
  • Emotion dysregulation
  • Employment-related stress
  • Gerontology
  • Grief & loss
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Mood disorders
  • Motivation and engagement
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Pain
  • Parenting
  • Perinatal, postnatal and antenatal depression and anxiety
  • Personality disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychometric testing
  • Psychosis (early onset)
  • Relationship and family difficulties
  • Self esteem and development
  • Sexuality
  • Sleep disorders
  • Social work
  • Stress and burnout
  • Substance misuse
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Tics or Tourette’s disorder
  • Trauma
  • Trichotilomania
  • Work stress

X Therapy Types

Our psychologists use a range of therapies to assist in the treatment of clients. Some of these may include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness based therapies
  • Parenting interventions and attachment-based therapies
  • Systemic Family Therapy
  • Schema Therapy

See more information about our psychologists here


Ramsay Psychology has appointments available during the following times.

    • Monday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Please note: Times may vary slightly to those listed above depending on the availability of psychologists.

For more information or to talk to someone about booking an appointment with one of our psychologists, please contact the friendly team at: 

Phone: 03 7008 7960

Email: SouthMelbourne.RPP@ramsaypsychology.com.au 

Ramsay Psychology South Melbourne is located on Level 1, Suite 07 South Melbourne Central, 111 Cecil Street. Also located at South Melbourne Central are a range of popular retail stores such as Aldi, Dan Murphy’s, Spotlight and Woolworths.

Parking Information

South Melbourne Central is located at 111 Cecil Street in South Melbourne, which is directly adjacent to the South Melbourne Market.

Pedestrian access to the centre is possible from Cecil Street, York Street and Market Street.

If you’re driving here, we have a secure carpark which is open 7 days a week and your first 2 hours are free.

If you have any questions about parking, please refer to the Care Park website. Access to this carpark is via Market Street.


Traveling by Car?

The centre is a short drive from the West Gate Freeway off the Montague Street Exit

Traveling by Tram?

No. 96 from Bourke Street and get off at South Melbourne (Stop 127).

No. 12 from Collins Street, which takes you along Clarendon Street, and get off on the corner of York St (Stop 127).

No. 109 from Collins Street, which takes you to the corner of Clarendon Street and Whiteman Street (Stop 125 – Port Junction). Then transfer onto the No 96 or walk up Clarendon Street, then turn right at York St.

No. 1 from Federation Square towards South Melbourne Beach to the corner of Park Street and Cecil Street (Stop 25). Alight the tram and head right up Cecil Street by foot.

From St Kilda

No. 12 from the corner of Park Street and Fitzroy Street St Kilda, which travels along Clarendon Street, and stops at York Street (Stop 127).
No. 96 from Acland St, Upper Esplanade or Fitzroy Street and get off at South Melbourne (Stop 127).

From Port Melbourne

No. 109 from Station Street, get off at Port Junction (Stop 125) and catch the No. 96 tram to South Melbourne (Stop 127).

From South Melbourne Beach

No. 1 from Victoria Ave to the corner of Park Street and Cecil Street (Stop 25). Alight the tram and head left up Cecil Street by foot. The centre is a 5-minute walk away.

Traveling by Bus?

National Bus Route No. 253 runs from Garden City in Port Melbourne, via Bay Street to South Melbourne Market, where is Centre is directly across from. It runs every 25-35 minutes on weekdays only.

Find a Practitioner

Almaas: Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist


Almaas prioritises developing a unique environment, tailored to her individual clients’ needs and presentations and  incorporates her understanding of personality models and trauma-sensitive approaches to meet her clients in a compassionate, non-judgemental space.

MPsych, PGDip (Psych), BPsych


Ramsay Psychology South Melbourne

03 7008 7960

1300 171 786

Felipe Arenas Ortiz

Registered Psychologist


Felipe is a Registered Psychologist with more than 12 years of international experience, working with different types of clients and presentations, work environments and people with diverse social backgrounds and psychological needs, including Spanish-speaking communities and migrants.

BPsych, GradDip Psych and OrgDev, AdvDip, MAPI


Ramsay Psychology South Melbourne

03 7008 7960

1300 171 786

Melanie Callander

Registered Psychologist


Melanie is an empathic and compassionate therapist who focuses on listening and engaging with clients to develop a greater understanding of their life goals.  She provides her clients with the opportunity and safe space to talk freely about their thoughts, feelings and concerns in a relaxed and comfortable environment. 

GradDipPsychStudies., GradDipPsych., GradDipProfPsych


Ramsay Psychology South Melbourne

03 7008 7960

1300 171 786

Paul Saunders

Registered Psychologist


Paul is a registered psychologist with qualifications including a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Legal Studies), a Bachelor of Letters in Psychology, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Science (Neuroscience and Leadership). Paul has extensive experience working with adults and older people on a range of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, fatigue, work conflict, stress and trauma. He also works with people going through difficult transitional times in their life such as loss of loved ones, conflict, divorce, redundancy, career transition and personal life changes due to age.

BA, BLitt. Grad Dip App Psych, MSc.


Ramsay Psychology South Melbourne

03 7008 7960

1300 171 786