Rebecca Lyon

rebecca lyon

BA. Psych. (Hons).

Grad. Dip. Human Services Counselling


Perth Western Australia

Assessment, Counselling and Psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families. Rebecca works with teens, adolescents, young adults and adults. Her areas of interest and expertise include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Trauma including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Sexual abuse history
  • Grief and loss
  • Self esteem
  • Separation
  • Family-of-origin issues
  • Adolescent and young adult issues
  • Fertility issues
  • Adjustment to parenthood
  • Relationship counselling (including same sex couples)
  • Family and parenting concerns
  • Post-natal depression and anxiety
  • Disordered eating
  • Addiction counselling
  • Counselling for partners and other family members affected by mental illness

Rebecca is a Registered Psychologist and qualified Gestalt Therapist with over 14 years of experience counselling adolescents and adults in various settings including private practice, community and government organisations, employee assistance programs, and a specialised trauma service.She is able to provide short or long term counselling for individuals, couples and families.

Rebecca’s therapeutic approach is based on supporting her clients to develop increased awareness of their thoughts, feelings and behaviours. This approach empowers individuals to fully engage with various aspects of their lives. Rebecca creates a warm and respectful environment in order for her clients to feel safe to discuss their personal difficulties without judgement. She ascribes to the belief that by increasing our self-understanding and self-awareness we can lead a happier and calmer emotional life and have improved relationships with others.

Rebecca is skilled in a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Mindfulness, Schema Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) and The Gottman Method for Counselling Couples.

Rebecca has extensive experience working with clients who have experienced trauma. This includes trauma from motor vehicle accidents, child abuse (including sexual), victim or witnesses to domestic violence and traumatic grief and separation. Rebecca can provide assessments on and written reports for Post Traumatic Stress and the Insurance Commission of Western Australia. She is also registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs and can provide free counselling sessions to all Gold Card holders.

Rebecca has written articles on Coping with Fertility Problems, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Self Esteem and the Inner Critic, Young Adulthood – Issues and Challenges, Creating a Meaningful Life, Thinking of Separating which are available on this website.

Medicare Rebates Apply

Some Private Health Care fund rebates apply

Professional Memberships

Psychology Board of Australia

The Australia Psychological Society

Telephone: 0438 920 056