[ hal-see-uhn ]
a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves
idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity
Whether you are feeling anxious, depressed or working through trauma, grief or loss, it is common to feel as if you are alone in your suffering.
At Halcyon Psychology, it is important to us that you have a safe and confidential space to talk about your concerns, learn new skills and insights and to help you in your healing. It is our aim to assist you in living a life that is meaningful to you despite the inevitable suffering that comes with being human.
The Halcyon Psychology Team
Deborah has extensive experience working in mental health, both in public and private settings and has an interest and expertise in working with people who have suffered trauma (including PTSD and Complex Trauma). Deborah also provides assessment and treatment for a range of psychological issues including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, grief and loss, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder, perinatal concerns and relationship issues.
Deborah’s therapeutic approach is caring and compassionate, and treatment is tailored to the needs of each individual or couple.
Jasmine is the friendly face you will find at reception when you visit us at Halcyon Psychology. Jasmine will help to make your every contact with us a warm and positive experience. Jasmine will greet you at reception from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Monday to Thursday.
Deborah Rattray is a Clinical Psychologist and Principal and Director of Halcyon Psychology. Deborah holds an Honours degree in Psychology (First Class) and a Master of Clinical Psychology.
Deborah is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.