Ms Amy Bortz

BArts(Psych) hons, MPysch(Clinical)

Psychologist (clinical psychology registrar)

Amy holds particular experience in working with adolescents and adults experiencing eating disorders, body image difficulties, and anxiety and mood disorders. Whilst Amy is trained in numerous psychological treatments, she enjoys the process of collaborating with each client to adapt their therapy to suit their own personality, circumstances and goals. Amy also places great importance in creating a warm atmosphere and incorporating self-compassion into the sessions.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) – University of Melbourne
Honours in Psychology – University of Melbourne
Masters of Psychology (Clinical) – University of Melbourne

Fees & Days of Work

The cost of a 50-minute consultation with Amy is $195.00. If referred by a G.P. along with a Mental Health Care Plan, or by a psychiatrist, you will receive a rebate of $88.25 per session via Medicare. Up to 20 Medicare-rebated sessions can be claimed per calendar year. Alternatively, you may wish to claim the consultation fee under private health cover, NDIS, WorkCover, or TAC, if these options are available to you.

Publications

Hughes, E. K., Poker, S., Bortz, A., Yeo, M., Telfer, M. & Sawyer, S. M. (2020). Adolescent and parent experience of care at a family-based treatment service for eating disorders. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11(310).