Michelle Doolan

Senior Psychologist & Family Therapist

  • MClinFamTher GDipVET BA(Hons) MAPS FCCOUNP
Michelle Doolan

Clinical Expertise

  • Children
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families

Treatment Approaches

Depending on her clients’ needs, Michelle draws from a variety of approaches to treatment, including:

  • Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Brief Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Relational and Systemic Approaches
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Strength-based Approaches
  • Trauma Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy

Location & Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
- Hawthorn East Hawthorn East Hawthorn East -


Michelle is a Counselling Psychologist and Clinical Family Therapist who works with children, adults, couples, and families.  Michelle tailors her approach and supports clients to connect with their strengths as they work towards their goals.

Michelle has 20 years’ experience as a psychologist and 15 years’ experience as a Clinical Family Therapist.  In that time, she has worked with a wide variety of clients in community, health, and education settings. Michelle enjoys working with clients of all ages and backgrounds, and works with individuals, couples or families across a range of presenting concerns, including Anxiety; Depression; Loss and Grief; Trauma; Life stage transitions; Adjustment difficulties; Workplace issues; Social and Interpersonal Issues; Relationship Issues; Separation; Parenting concerns.

Michelle also enjoys supporting early career psychologists and other professionals through supervision, mentoring and training.  She is a Board approved* psychology supervisor and supervision trainer at the Cairnmillar Institute (*approved by the Psychology Board of Australia).


Master of Clinical Family Therapy
Graduate Diploma in Vocational Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts – Honours degree
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Psychophysiology)