In-Clinic and Telehealth Consultations Available

At Entelechy Therapy during the COVID-19 restrictions, we are continuing where possible to offer face to face consultations in our clinic. We are also now providing new Telehealth Services via video conferencing or telephone.  Please call 9481 1944 to find out more details about booking appointments or click on the link below.  

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“the condition in which ones potential has become actual” Aristotle

Our Team

Dr Sophie Banfield

Clinical Psychologist

Christine Jackson

Consultant Psychiatrist

Marie Camin


Emma Simos


Melinda Dowell


Get to know us

What’s in it for me?

Many parents find it difficult that despite their pleas and requests trying to appeal to their child’s better nature, their child still doesn’t do what they ask. Most people have a preference for collaborating with others and being part of a group.  Social...

Parents: Don’t Forget to Look After Yourselves

Throughout the pregnancy, you’ll have constant support, advice and guidance as parents-to-be from a whole host of people. From your doctor and midwife, antenatal classes, books and resources, family members and friends. Getting through pregnancy can feel like a breeze...

The Father’s Role in Supporting Children’s Behavioural Development

As a parent, it’s important to understand how your presence in your child’s life has a lasting impact on their early and ongoing development and behaviour. Unfortunately, the role of the father is still consistently under-represented in various health and...

Ten tips for getting ‘back to school’ ready!

Ten tips for getting ‘back to school’ ready! With the 2018 school year just a few weeks away, it’s essential to start getting back into routines that will assist our children with the transition from the holidays to school. Getting back to school can be as tricky for...

Baby Development Workshops for Parents – Baby Ready, Baby Steady, Baby GO!

The Baby Ready, Baby Steady, Baby GO! Developmental Workshop series for expectant and experienced parents includes 3 workshops over the first year (you can attend 1, 2 or all 3)

Screen Time & Your Child: What you need to know

Screen Time & Your Child: What you need to know We’re living in a digital age and there are many benefits to that, but there’s a rising concern about the amount of time we spend in front of screens. It’s one thing to spend your day in front of a computer for work,...

Screen Time

by Ivan Mathieson It is difficult to find a parent who doesn’t have something to say about the challenges of managing screen time with their children. As such, it is not surprising that Dr Anthea Rhodes and a team of researchers at the Royal children’s Hospital, has...

Anxiety Management Drills

Making Anxiety Management Part of Your Everyday Routine When I speak to parents about managing anxiety they often report that their children don’t use the strategies when they are highly anxious or emotionally and behaviourally dysregulated.  When someone is already...

Welcome Amber

We would like to welcome Amber to our team.  She will be working as a receptionist and joins Melinda and Gail in the administration team.  Amber will be working on Tuesdays and will at times take on the role on other days of the week.  Amber has previously worked in a...

Discovering an effective intervention for Tics

I recently had the privilege of attending a workshop in Louisiana, USA with a group of professionals passionate about helping young people struggling to manage with Tourette Disorder. The workshop was facilitated by Professor Douglas Woods, a psychologist who has been...

Entelechy Therapy

Level 1
199 Queens Parade
Clifton Hill
Victoria 3068

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Level 1, 199 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill, Victoria 3068