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About Us

– Operating in Armadale and Riverton

Healthfocus Clinical Psychology Services has been serving residents in Armadale, Kelmscott, Roleystone, Byford, Bedfordale and surrounding areas since 2004, and today continues to operate a privately owned, independent practice located in Pioneer Village, close to Armadale City Centre which is the hub of a vibrant and growing region including Seville Grove, Haynes, Forrestdale and Champion Lakes.

In 2017, we expanded and opened a Riverton practice next to Stockland Shopping Centre serving Riverton, Willetton, Parkwood, Shelley, Lynwood and neighbouring areas.

Healthfocus initially focussed on assisting clients with stress claims and worker’s compensation injuries. This included helping people to cope with conflict at work, adjusting to new work situations or overcoming trauma following incidents in the workplace, and assisting people with injuries to better manage chronic pain and adjust to permanent injuries or illnesses. Over time, our services expanded to include the psychology of “coping” and helping clients to cope more effectively, especially with depression, anxiety and trauma-related conditions.

Dr Yong Lee our Clinical Director, has practiced psychology since 1999, initially in the education sector, and then gaining multiple postgraduate qualifications in Organisational and Clinical Psychology, with a wealth of experience in vocational rehabilitation, psychological assessment and evidence based psychological therapy.

“Over the last ten years we have built good relationships both with patients who attend as needed who recommend us to their friends and family, as well as with the local medical practices and doctors who regularly refer patients to us.”

Clinical Psychology is a pathway to learning new coping strategies

Seeing psychologists for support, treatment and counselling services has become an acceptable and common occurrence in modern society. People benefit from being helped to understand their thoughts and feelings and the impact of their behaviour on others – as well as others’ behaviour on them. Psychologists are trained to understand people’s presenting problems and to help them to arrive at their own solutions, as well as offering expert knowledge in a range of psychological areas and teaching psychological strategies where appropriate.

Our Services

Healthfocus provides treatment to assist our clients to overcome a wide range of mental health conditions. Our approach to psychological treatment is tailored to suit the individuals’ goals, working with clients to develop sustainable coping mechanisms and strategies to empower clients to successfully achieve their desired outcomes.

We are approved to provide Clinical Psychology Assessment and Treatment services for:

  • Medicare “Better Access to Mental Health” (with referral from Doctor)
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA)
  • Workers Compensation (State and Commonwealth)
  • Motor Vehicle Claims (MVA/ICWA) 
  • Total and Permanent Disability, Income Protection Insurance
  • Criminal Compensation
  • Department of Communities – Child Protection and Family Support
  • Other Medicolegal
  • Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) – Healthfocus Early Intervention Service

Our psychologists are skilled in offering support and treatment for a variety of psychological issues, with each of our psychologists having particular interest and expertise in a variety of fields including:

  • Services for adults, adolescents and children
  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Trauma reaction, adjustment and post traumatic stress
  • Grief and loss
  • Chronic pain management
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Women’s health, including ante/post-natal issues
  • Family and relationship counselling
  • Self harm
  • Weight loss, eating disorders
  • Sexual issues including, gender change, abuse and trauma
  • School refusal
  • Positive parenting
Multilingual – Chinese, Czech, Slovak

Healthfocus promotes muticulturalism and we understand that it is sometimes easier to engage in psychological therapy and assessment in languages other than English. We offer assessment and treatment in Mandarin Chinese (中文), Czech and Slovak.

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Latest News

Autumn 2020 Newsletter

May 2020 Newsletter with a quick update on our COVID-19 response… PDF

COVID-19 Response

Both Healthfocus locations are continuing to operate as normally as possible. The COVID-19 situation is continuing to change quickly. Federal and State Governments are refining economic and public health measures....

COVID-19 update

Both Healthfocus locations are operating as normal, with the following precautions being applied in line with Department of Health directives- see If clients or staff are recently returned from...

Summer 2020 Newsletter

January 2020 Newsletter, including announcements of new team members, Riverton opening on Thursdays, and an information piece on Multiculturalism and Race in the Therapy Room by Dr Yeow Tan… PDF