This page provides some background information about Stephen Hayes – Child and Educational Psychologist

Stephen Hayes is a registered child and educational psychologist. He has worked in various school settings for over 20 years. Stephen holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of  Melbourne, is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and a Fellow of the College of Educational & Developmental Psychologists.  Stephen is also an accredited psychologist supervisor.

Stephen specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of children’s social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (anxiety, depression, social skills, autism, ADHD, bullying, grief and loss, trauma, school  refusal); and learning difficulties (dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia), giftedness, school readiness; transition to secondary  school; parenting; and behaviour management.

Diploma of Teaching (Primary) – Deakin University
Bachelor of Education (Psychology) – Deakin University
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Psychology) – Victoria University
Master of Educational Psychology – Melbourne University
Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis – Australian Society of Hypnosis

Registered Psychologist – Allied Health Practitioners Regulation
Member – Australian Psychological Society
Fellow – APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists
Member – Australian Society of Hypnosis
Member – Victorian Institute of Teaching

Please note that fees for some psychological services attract a rebate from Medicare. To qualify for the Medicare rebate, a referral is required from a General Practitioner, Psychiatrist or Paediatrician. Further details about the Medicare rebate can be found at the following website: http://www.psychology.org.au/medicare/fact_sheet/

Please note that Covid-Safe practices are strictly adhered to in this clinic. Please contact me if you or your child is unwell with Covid-compatible symptoms, so that we can reschedule your appointment. It is recommended that you wait outside the clinic, weather permitting, for your appointment after you have checked in with reception. If preferred, Telehealth sessions can be provided instead of face-to-face sessions.