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Dr Shay obtained her first university degree in psychology in 2003, and since then, in her journey in understanding children and parents, she has completed several university qualifications. She holds a Bachelor of Clinical Psychology and Master of Educational Psychology from overseas, and has completed a PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Queensland in 2013. Since 2005, she has been working in private clinics, hospitals and universities as a clinician, lecturer and a researcher. In therapy, she works with children, adolescents and adults. Apart from using different models of therapy with individuals, she is also a trained couple therapist and marriage counselling.

She is a public speaker, creative writer and a passionate therapist. You can read some of her published work for parents, or listen to her radio interviews, through out Media  and  Videos pages.

Last but not least, Dr Shay is a world recognised and well treasured auntie who is superbly adored
and loved by her niece and nephews!

She specifically works in four different areas:

1- Child and adolescent psychology and positive parenting training

2- Assessment of a range of psychological disorders such as giftedness, ADHD, Autism,
and learning difficulties.

3- Couple therapy and marriage counselling

4- Psychodynamic therapy

Fees and Booking



My current fees are $195 for a 50 minutes standard consultation session. Medicare rebate of $86.14 can be obtained via GP Referral and Mental Health care plan. Medicare supports you for 10 psychology sessions per calendar year.  If you have a private health insurance, if might cover some of the session fees. Assessments and reports are billed as per request. 

ADHD And ASD Assessments

ADHD and ASD assessments

We conduct several psychological assessments.

ADHD and ASD assessments package would cost between $900 to $1500

  • The total fees include the following:
  • 2-3 sessions of testing with the child
  • 1 session of interview with parents
  • 1 session of report feedback
  • 4 hours of scoring and report preparation
Other Assessment

Other assessment

We also conduct assessment of intelligence (for giftedness and learning difficulties), memory, processing speed and some other areas related to children’s functioning and learning. Fees range between $800 to $1900, depending on the type of assessment.



For bookings you can use our ‘contact’ page. Call me, or use online booking tool below. If you can’t find a spot online, call me and leave a message and I might be able to direct you to book through my other clinic.

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