meet our team

Malcolm Choat

Registered Psychologist, Supervisor


Astra Psychology
Suite 4, Level 5
35 Buckingham Street
Surry Hills 2010


Monday – Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Saturdays 8:00am – 12:00pm (by arrangement)


Meet Malcolm

Malcolm is a senior psychologist and supervisor. He has been a psychologist for more than 15 years and, for 12 of those years, Malcolm has led and directed teams of psychologists.

He has 5+ years of experience as a clinical supervisor, providing direction, support and training to intern psychologists. He is trained in applying evidence-based psychological models of therapy, including cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and solution-focused therapy.

His main fields of practice have been working with at-risk adolescents, and adults experiencing a broad range of psychological issues. He has helped to establish and run a variety of mental health services, including services to assist people with severe mental health problems, assessment services and services directed towards the care of the elderly.

Malcolm’s qualifications include a First-Class Honours degree in psychology, a Masters of Clinical Leadership, a Bachelor of Laws and post-graduate qualifications in mediation and negotiation. He is registered with AHPRA as a psychologist and clinical supervisor. He is currently a PhD candidate, conducting research into the therapeutic alliance between psychologists and clients. He is a nationally accredited mediator and family dispute resolution practitioner.

Malcolm operates a clinical practice at Surry Hills, Astra Psychology. The practice is conveniently located just 3 minutes away from Central Station and other transport hubs. Telehealth sessions can also be conducted, by prior arrangement.

Astra Psychology proudly supports the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.

You can find out more about Malcolm on the Astra Psychology website.

Referral Types - incl. psychological support services (PSS)

Adult Mental Health
General Counselling
Self Development
Suicide Prevention Scheme
Trauma Recovery
Work Cover