Joyce Ma

BSc Hons, M Clin Psych

Joyce is a registered psychologist (clinical psychology registrar) with extensive experience providing psychological support to individuals with various life situations, including trauma, grief, depression and anxiety. She has particular experience in working with clients through drug and alcohol issues. Joyce combines a range of integrative approaches including CBT, Schema therapy and Mindfulness. She strongly believes in the therapeutic benefits of empathy and attunement within the client-therapist relationship, and works with each client to tailor their treatment to their unique needs and situation.

Joyce is inspired by her clients’ courage and strength to confront their particular life traps. She feels incredibly privileged to be able to both guide and witness her clients’ paths to developing insight and to healing.

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Grief & loss
  • Substance dependence
  • Personal improvement
  • Low self-esteem
  • Work-related issues
  • Stress & work fatigue (Burnout)
  • Relationship concerns

Therapeutic Approaches

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Mindfulness

“I appreciate that it takes courage to face life’s challenges; which is why I endeavour to create a safe and non-judgmental environment in therapy to best support clients through their journey to healing and to greater self-awareness.

Ready to Make a Change?

It can take courage to seek support when you are in need. Our experienced team of psychologists in Melbourne and Geelong are ready to provide the safe space that clients need to explore their challenges and work towards lasting and meaningful change in their lives.

If you have any questions or queries about our practice and psychologists we encourage you to call (03) 9052 4365 or send us an email. If you are ready to get started, you can head to our online booking page, we look forward to working with you. 

Get in touch

P  03 9052 4365

03 8513 6204

Suite 48, Level 4 12 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000