Dr Russell Deighton

Clinical Psychologist
Dr Biol Hum (Ulm) Clinical Psych (Stuttgart, SZVT), Dipl Psych (Konstanz), BA Hons (Melb), MAPS.
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  • East Melbourne
  • Telehealth video conferencing
  • Individual 50 minute consultation: $270.00
  • Couple/Family Initial 1.5hour consultation: $500.00
  • Couple/Family Subsequent 50 minute consultation: $350.00

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  • Medicare rebates
  • Assessments and reports
  • Non attended session fees
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If you have a Mental Health Care Plan referral to see me from your GP, Medicare will subsidise up to 10 sessions per calendar year with an amount starting from $137.05.

You will receive the lower rebate until you reach your Medicare Safety Net. For more information on the Safety Net click here.

Diagnostic Assessments and Report:

Fees vary, if you require an assessment of this nature, I ask you to first make an initial 50 minute appointment to see me and we will discuss your requirements in this consultation.

Non Attended Session Fees:

I require 2 full working days (Monday-Friday only) notice should you need to cancel or re-schedule your appointment. You must do this by telephone.

– If you give us 2 or more business days’ notice: no fee

– Less than 2 business days: full consultation fee

Out of courtesy to our professional relationship, I request that you provide at least 7 days notice to cancel an appointment as I have limited appointments available.

  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Hello, my name is Dr Russell Deighton

I work with clients who have gone through life crises, trauma and loss or struggle with addiction. My main areas of expertise are around emotional problems or blocks resulting from trauma, loss and grief, addiction, or other life crises. I also work with clients who are experiencing relationship difficulties in couples or in families.


My therapeutic style involves working with a person’s resources and strengths, as well as finding unexplored avenues for taking steps towards change. These range from developing new ways of managing a symptom, or getting better acquainted with previously unrecognised patterns in one’s own inner experience, to exploring experiences in past and present relationships.


 I see clients who have:

       Suffered trauma and loss


       Life crises

       Addiction problems

       Couple or relationship concerns

       I am also an approved AHPRA Supervisor.

Issues I can help with
Disordered Eating
Drug & Alcohol
Family Therapy
Grief And Bereavement
Leadership & Management
Health & Lifestyle
Marriage Counselling
Infant Loss
Life Transition
Social Anxiety
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Work Performance
Rehab & Injury Counselling
Adjustment Difficulties
Self Esteem & Self Development
Anger Management
Sexual Abuse
Sleep Difficulties
Behaviour Management
Social Skills
Stress Management & Relaxation
Assertiveness Training
Depression & Mood
Trauma & Ptsd
Drugs And Alcohol
Relationship Counselling
Body Dysmorphia
Family Planning
Grief & Bereavement