meet our team
Registered Psychologist & Lilly Pilly’s Secretary
United Consulting Rooms
Newtown Business Centre
201/1 Erskineville Rd
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9am – 6pm
Vivien Suttner Registered Psychologist BA Hons. Applied Psych. Masters Educational Psychology. MAPS
Vivien Suttner is a registered psychologist and full member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology. Vivien is a board registered provisional psychologist supervisor. Vivien has 17 years’ experience as a psychologist and prior to that worked as a crisis counsellor.
She has a broad range of expertise having undertaken specialised training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical and Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Vivien uses a trauma informed approach to counselling and has a keen interest in narrative therapy. Vivien has a compassionate, friendly, strength based way of working collaboratively with individuals and families. Vivien works with children, adolescents and adults. She has enjoyed co-facilitating groups on post-natal depression and anxiety management.
Vivien has considerable expertise in psychological assessment, especially for children with low academic achievement, specific learning disorders (e.g. dyslexia), and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Comprehensive psychological and educational reports and feedback are provided. She has contributed to ongoing professional development for organisations such as Specific Learning Disabilities Association of NSW.
Vivien is registered to provide services under Medicare (Better Access), PSS (Psychological Support Services), and WorkCover.
Referral Types - incl. psychological support services (PSS)
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Adult Mental Health
Culturally & Linguistically Diverse
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Perinatal Natal Depression
Suicide Prevention Scheme