Meet our team
Dr Olga Lavalle
Dr Olga Lavalle, a highly regarded clinical psychologist, established Dr Olga Lavalle & Associates as a leading psychology practice that values its clients and dedicated to helping them achieve their wellbeing goals.
An accomplished author, speaker and presenter, Olga is dedicated to helping people create positive change within their lives.
With more than thirty years of experience working in the mental health sector, Olga has worked in community and inpatient mental health, collaborated on research with the University of Wollongong, and developed staff training programs,
Olga brings her diverse experience and positive approach to everything she does and believes in the power of psychology and treatment in helping people to improve their lives and overcome challenges.
In 2019, Olga released her highly acclaimed book The New Normal: A Widow’s Guide to Grief, based on her own experience of grief.
Olga provides evidence based treatment tailored to individual client needs. She draws from various therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. With her clinical expertise, she provides mental health assessments and reports for adults as required.
She has been interviewed by journalists, written media articles, and been a guest on various podcasts. Olga looks forward to continuing to build on the success of her practice.
“We all go through periods of struggle in our lives. My approach is to provide a tailored and personal approach to each and every one of my clients so that together we can create a path back to a positive meaningful life.”