REBECCA MCNAMARA PSYCHOLOGY
Compassionate, person-centred care for psychological well-being.
Rebecca McNamara (RM) Psychology is a solo-practitioner telehealth-only psychology practice.
RM Psychology aims to provide compassionate, person-centred psychological care for adults.
RM Psychology values being an inclusive practice, welcoming clients of all gender identities, sexual orientations, racial backgrounds, abilities, and body types.
Dr Rebecca McNamara (she/her) is a clinical psychologist and the director of RM Psychology.
Rebecca provides compassionate, client-centred therapy.
She is dedicated to supporting people through emotional distress and helping them to gain greater self awareness, and move towards a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Rebecca is a credentialed Eating Disorder clinician, and her professional interests include the treatment of eating disorders in adults, disordered eating, body and shape concerns, and body / food concerns in the perinatal life stage, along with other mental health conditions.
CREDENTIALS AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
DR REBECCA MCNAMARA
Clinical Psychologist, MAPS
Registered Clinical Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Member of Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician, Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED)
Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor
Rebecca provides therapy to individuals aged 18 years and older for eating disorder recovery. She also works with adults who are experiencing sub clinical disordered eating, and a range of concerns around weight, shape, body image and food. Rebecca works with clients across the weight spectrum*. Rebecca has a particular interest in working with pre- and post-natal clients who have food and body-image related concerns. Rebecca also provides therapy to adults experiencing other mental health conditions.
(*Please see Is RM Psychology a good match for me?)
Telehealth psychological assessment and therapy for adults.
Professional supervision for Clinical Psychologists, General Psychologists, Provisional Psychologists and Eating Disorder Clinicians.
Appointments available from May 2023.
Individual therapy currently offered via Telehealth only.
In-room sessions may become available, Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, later in 2023.
Tuesday and Wednesday: Limited appointment times available.
IS RM PSYCHOLOGY A GOOD MATCH FOR ME?
The following criteria will help you to understand whether RM Psychology is likely to be a good match for your current needs.
You are aged 18+
You are seeking therapy for disordered eating, an eating disorder, body image concerns, or these issues within the perinatal life period;
You are seeking therapy for another mental health concern which matches Rebecca's experience (including depression, anxiety).
If you are seeking treatment for an eating disorder, you are medically stable, have a BMI>16, and have regular reviews with a medical doctor.
RM Psychology does not offer crisis intervention. If you are in need of urgent psychological care, please contact 000 or lifeline (13 11 14) or attend your closest hospital Emergency Department.
RM Psychology does not take on clients who require higher levels of care due to medical complications or high acuity of psychological distress. If this is your current situation, please consult your GP to discuss alternative treatment options.
RM Psychology is a fee for service practice, and does not bulk bill. You may be eligible for a rebate, or cover by your private health insurance or other funding scheme.
Individual session fees are $230 for a 50 minute session
You may be eligible for medicare rebates for your sessions if you have a current referral from your GP and have a Mental Health Care Plan (up to 10 sessions per calendar year) or an Eating Disorder Management Plan (up to 40 sessions per calendar year). Reviews are required with your doctor at specific session intervals in order to access blocks of sessions that contribute to the total plan.
The current Medicare rebate amount is $136.35 per 50 minute Telehealth session with a Clinical Psychologist (Item number 91167; Or, for eating disorder psychological treatment, 93079).
The out of pocket cost per session at RM Psychology, for clients who are eligible to claim a medicare rebate, is $93.65.