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Clinical Psychologist

Lucienne Shenfield completed her training at the Australian National University. She has training in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing (MI), schema therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT). Lucienne can provide both short and long term therapy and has experience working with a wide range of populations, including children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. She also has experience working in aged care, pain management, chronic illness, rehabilitation, and community care, in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Lucienne has a longstanding interest in sleep, and has conducted research into the impact sleep loss has on the brain. Lucienne’s main area of interest in psychology is in treating clients who are experiencing difficulties with sleep. This includes insomnia, hypersomnia, parasomnia, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), bruxism, rare/complex sleep problems, and the management of sleep in conjunction with chronic illness.

Please see below link to Lucienne’s paper on Sleep Deprivation:

Fees for private client therapy payable at the end of the session

SessionFeeMedicare rebate (if eligible)Medicare gap
Standard 55min therapy session$280.35$129.55$150.80
80min initial assessment and/or long therapy session$406.35$129.55$276.80

 From 1 June 2022.

Fees for reports and services requiring an organisation to be invoiced

All such services are charged according to the APS Schedule of Recommended Fees +GST

Cancellation Policy 

Less than 2 business days = ½ the cost of your appointment
Less than 1 business day = full costs of your appointment

Business days are all days except Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays

If you cancel or postpone your appointment within two business days (which are all days except Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays) from the time of your appointment, you will be charged half of the appointment fee, regardless of the reason for the change or cancellation (e.g. you will still be charged if it is due to work or health reasons). E.g. An appointment at 10 am on a Thursday would need to be cancelled before 10 am on the preceding Tuesday. Similarly, an appointment at 10 am on a Tuesday would need to be cancelled before 10 am on the preceding Friday, assuming there are no public holidays. If notice is provided less than one business day from the time of your appointment, you may be charged the full cost of the appointment. All late cancellation fees only apply if the appointment is not subsequently filled. Notification must be provided by either: phoning 02-6247 5485 and speaking to a receptionist or leaving a voice message containing your name, phone number, the date and time of the appointment, and the reason for the cancellation; or emailing those details to Please provide as much notice as possible of any cancellations or changes. Please do not make an appointment unless you are confident that you will be able to attend it.