Areas of Expertise

Mental Health Services

Dr. Louise Steel is an experienced provider of evidence-based psychological assessment and treatment for adolescents and adults experiencing a range of issues including, but not limited to:

Depression | Anxiety | Stress | Grief and Loss | Relationship Difficulties | Conflict Resolution | Anger Management | Communication Skill Deficits | Trauma | Sleeping Difficulties | Behaviours of Concern | Impulsive Behaviours | Alcohol and Drug Dependence | Psychosis | Adjustment and Life Transition Issues | Self Esteem and Self Development Difficulties | Personality Disorders | Cognitive Difficulties | Emotion Regulation Difficulties

Forensic Services

With significant experience working in forensic settings, Dr. Louise Steel is skilled in assessing and providing scientifically informed offence-specific and offence-related treatment intervention to offenders. She is also adept in preparing forensic reports. Please direct enquiries regarding forensic services to

Treatment Modes

Dr Louise Steel utilises the following modes of treatment in her therapeutic work:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 

  • Motivational Interviewing 

  • Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy 

  • Solution Focused Therapy 

  • Strength Based Therapy 

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 

  • Schema Therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Mindfulness and Positive Psychology Approaches

Training and Program Development

Dr. Louise Steel has delivered training to a number of different organisations and government agencies across a  broad range of topics, and has experience in program development. Please direct enquiries regarding training and program development consultation to


Dr. Louise Steel provides services for adolescents and adults who are experiencing mental health, relationship, behavioural, and/or legal difficulties. She is a registered AHPRA psychologist and is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Dr Louise Steel’s qualifications include a Doctorate in Psychology (Forensic). She has over 10 years experience working in both clinical and forensic settings.

Dr. Louise Steel is passionate about supporting individuals to identify personal strengths which can be used to improve connection to themselves, others and the environment. Dr Louise Steel’s approach is evidence-based yet responsive to the needs of the individual. She is committed to providing a safe and respectful space where individuals can explore their concerns and take steps toward recovery and personal growth. Psychological treatment often includes the identification of positive strategies which create motivation and momentum. Psychology in the Park sessions are about practicing a holistic approach to mental health, garnering momentum, and actively pursuing shifts in wellbeing.


Dr. Louise Steel is available to liaise with workplaces, schools, other professionals and institutions.

Dr. Louise Steel, Psychologist
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Australian Psychological Society