Provisional Psychologist & Couples Therapist
Mr James Traugott
BBM, BPsych(Hons), MAPS, COP
James has completed his Bachelor of Psychology (with Honours), and also holds a Bachelor of Business Management. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society as well as the College of Organisational Psychologists. James works with diverse populations and is an LGBTQIAP+ aware therapist. James offers a therapeutic relationship that provides a secure place of appreciation, challenge, change, and value. He runs an evidence-based practice focusing on practical solutions towards client goals. He also has a focus on positive psychology, having given talks internationally and specialising in approaches that bring the best out of individuals.
James is also a Level Two qualified Gottman Couples Therapist. He works with all couples, including gender diverse and same-sex couples.
James is currently completing his 4+2 pathway to registration as a general psychologist. Wellington Street Psychology is a placement location for Provisional Psychologists. Provisional Psychologists have completed at least a four year degree at University (three year undergraduate degree in psychology and a honours/graduate diploma fourth year). They are currently completing either a general registration pathway or are completing a postgraduate Masters, Doctorate, or Masters/PhD. Provisional psychologists are qualified to provide psychological assessment and treatment under the supervision of a Board-Registered Psychology Supervisor and can provide affordable psychological care to our clients. There is no requirement for a mental healthcare plan or referral and therefore long-term psychological treatment without Medicare limitations is available via this service. Wellington Street Psychology is passionate about supporting the development of psychologists through these programs.
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Bachelor of Business
Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Member of the APS College of Organisational Psychologists
Fees & Days of Work
James works Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays (Thursdays are Telehealth only). The cost of a 50-minute individual consultation with James is $95.00 (appointments after 5pm are $120.00). The cost of a 50-minute couples therapy session is $185.00. Medicare rebates are not applicable for sessions with provisional psychologists.