Treatment for insomnia and other sleep problems



I am Dr Cathie Stevens, a registered clinical psychologist (AHPRA registration number PSY0001627036) with a passion for helping those experiencing acute or chronic sleep difficulties and sleep disorders. I have completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with my doctoral research investigating sleep in people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. I have experience working with a diverse range of people and have worked in community settings, public mental health, and private practice.


What I Offer

I utilise a range of techniques including cognitive-behavioural therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and psychotherapy to treat a wide range of sleep problems and sleep disorders in adults, including:

* Insomnia

* Sleep difficulties occurring with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, grief and loss, and trauma

* Circadian rhythm disorders

* Planned withdrawal and support for withdrawal from sleeping medication

* Shift-work adjustment

* Excessive daytime sleepiness

* Narcolepsy-cataplexy

* Nightmares, sleepwalking

* Difficulties with CPAP compliance

Each session runs for 50 minutes and costs $180 during business hours and $195 for after hours sessions (5pm onwards). You do not need a referral to see me. However Medicare rebates (currently $128.40 per session) are available for up to 10 sessions per calendar year if you have a Mental Health Care Plan referral from your GP or a referral from your psychiatrist. You may be entitled to private health insurance rebates, but check with your insurer first. I have appointments available in person at my Hawthorn office or via telehealth (Zoom or Skype) during business hours and after hours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. I am not currently seeing clients on Saturdays.



Interested in improving your sleep? Get in touch with me by calling 0410 022428 or emailing cathie@quietmindspsychology.com.au. Alternatively, complete the form below and I'll get back to you as soon as possible. 

Please note: I am in my Hawthorn office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays but will try to respond to messages Monday to Thursday if able. I do not work on Fridays.

7/694 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

Phone: 0410 022428

Fax: 1300 412831

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7/694 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

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