About The Feel Good Clinic
We believe that happiness and wellbeing come from maintaining emotional and life balance. Challenges across the lifespan are a normal part of life, and at The Feel Good Clinic, we work with you to develop the skills necessary to effectively manage these challenges and enhance your emotional wellbeing. We use a holistic and eclectic approach, drawing on a variety of evidence-based approaches, tailoring intervention to meet your needs.
Our practice is guided by evidence based therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Psychotherapy, Supportive Counselling, Gottman Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Our aim is to provide the best possible psychological support to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients.
We offer a broad range of counselling services including treatment for:
Trauma & PTSD
Assistance with reactions to traumatic experiences such as assault, abuse, physical injury, witnessing a traumatic event.
Grief & Loss
Dealing with the loss of a loved one.
We do not specialise in providing emergency or crisis management.
If you are in crisis please call Lifeline on 13 11 14, or contact your local hospital or community mental health centre.
Fees for individual counselling sessions depend on which practitioner you see. Please see practitioner bios for a full list of services and fees. Medicare rebates for individual sessions are $84.80 per session for a maximum of 10 sessions per calendar year, upon presentation of a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP. Fees are payable at the end of your session. If you have a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP, please make sure you bring it to the first session in order to claim the rebate.
Couple sessions vary depending on which practitioner you see. Please see practitioner bios for a full list of services and fees. Fees are payable at the end of your session. Medicare do not provide rebates for couples counselling sessions.
Appointments cancelled or rescheduled with less than 24 hours notice may attract a 50% cancellation fee.
Payment is by cash, credit card, or eftpos at the time of your session.
BAS (PSYCH) (HONS1), M.PSYCH (ORG), MAPS
Mary Bonich has worked in both the private and corporate sectors with a keen interest in social change. She advocates for equality, inclusion, and social support systems to facilitate healthier communities. Mary has worked extensively with the LGBTIQ+ community and provides therapy in issues around sexuality and sexual dysfunction. Mary also provides relationship therapy for both same-sex and heterosexual couples, including non-traditional relationship styles. Mary holds a bachelor and master's degree in Psychology.
Mary practices at our Surry Hills office on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at our Barangaroo practice on Mondays and Fridays. The cost of a 50-minute consultation with Mary is $190 for individuals and $220 for couples.
B.ARTS (PSYCH / ANTHROPOLOGY), B.PSYCH SCI (HONS1), M.PSYCH (CLINICAL)
Since completing her studies, Michelle Hourigan has been working in the public health sector in both inpatient and community settings. She is passionate about human rights and integrated approaches to community health, emphasising emotional, social, and physical health in her client work. Michelle holds a master's degree in Clinical Psychology, a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours, 1st Class), and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and Anthropology.
Michelle practices at our Surry Hills office on Mondays and Fridays. The cost of a 50-minute consultation with Michelle is $160 for individual therapy.
B.A. (PSYCH) (HONS), M.APP.PSYCH (ORG), PhD, MAPS
Louise Metcalf is a Psychologist with over 20 years of experience helping people create better lives and healthier brains. Louise has worked in multiple sectors as a psychologist with a keen interest in positive psychological change. She values the way one individual person can make a difference, and has a strong interest in brain health and resilience.Louise has completed a Bachelor degree in Psychology graduating with Honours, a Master degree in Psychology, and a PhD in Science.
Louise practices at our Surry Hills office on Wednesdays and at our Barangaroo office on Tuesdays. The cost of a 50-minute consultation with Louise is $160 for individual therapy.
B.Sci (Psych) (Hons), M.Psych (Clin), MAPS
Sally Yeh is a warm and friendly psychologist specialising in anxiety (including social anxiety), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), depression, sleep issues and career decision-making. She is experienced in working with clients from a wide variety of backgrounds, including Indigenous clients and children. She approaches therapy with gentle care, empathy and an open mind. Sally provides supportive counselling, cognitive behaviour therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy to assist clients to achieve their goals.
Sally practices at our Surry Hills office on Mondays & Tuesdays, and at our Barangaroo office on Thursdays. The cost of a 50-minute consultation with Sally is $160 for individuals and $190 for couples.
B.Psych, G.Dip.App.Psych, Dip.Comm