A Little Bit About Mark…

Registered Psychologist (GradDip & Postgrad Dip - Psychology)

Hello, I’m Mark Podesta (He/Him).

Psychology is a powerful force that can guide us towards positive change, acceptance, personal growth, and healing. I work with clients to triumph any setbacks on a road of self discovery and transformation for long-term change.

Session Fee: $192.90

Fee after Medicare Rebate: $99.55

Couples Counselling: $230 

Available Days: Saturday


Sexual Health

Gender Identity

Experience in
LGBTQIA+ Counselling

Many of us enter into therapy with a variety of negative experiences with family, friends, faith communities, and education. I pride myself on demonstrating respect for diverse identities, providing support with social and personal challenges, helping you to learn adaptive coping skills in the face of minority stress to achieve positive mental health outcomes to enhance wellbeing, resilience and overall functioning. As a member and advocate for inclusivity and belonging, I take pride in my extensive experience working with members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Your identity is cherished and respected, and I am dedicated to creating a therapeutic space that celebrates the authenticity of who you are.



Alcohol & Drug Abuse

Coming out


Domestic Violence


Gender Identity

& Many More

Marks Therapeutic Approach

“I’m dedicated to provide an environment that is welcoming and non-judgemental. Using a person centred approach, I’m committed in providing a supportive, compassionate and empathetic experience for all my clients.”

Session Rates & Availability

Private Fee: $192.90

Fee after Medicare Rebate $99.55 (provide us your Mental Health Care plan & GP referral – we can process the claim on your behalf)

$230 – Couples Counselling (1.5 hour session)

Available days: Tuesday and Saturday

Areas of Experience

In the vast landscape of human emotions and experiences, my experience includes working with people experiencing difficulties with anxiety, OCD, depression, stress, self-esteem, grief and loss, gambling and alcohol addictions/abuse, adjustment to physical and cognitive changes, ADHD, PTSD, Trauma, Borderline Personality Disorder, Workplace Stress, and coping with pain, illnesses and challenging life transitions. I also work with couples doing couples counselling, with extensive experience working with members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Adjusting to life’s twists and turns, especially when faced with physical and cognitive changes, can be overwhelming. I am here to provide unwavering support as you navigate these uncharted territories. Your journey is unique, and I am committed to understanding your needs and empowering you to embrace these changes with courage and grace.