Meg Odgers | MAPS

Clinical Psychologist

(She/her)

Not currently taking new clients

Meg is a Clinical Psychologist based in Geelong.  She completed her Master of Psychology (Clinical) postgraduate degree at Deakin University.  Meg provides evidence-based psychological interventions to young people and adults experiencing mental health concerns. 

Meg values holistic health and uses a relational approach in working with people experiencing a range of concerns. She utilises several treatment approaches to support people to process their experiences to enable them to reach their goals.

Areas of Practice

Depression and anxiety experiences and disorders including:

  • Depression
  • Generalised Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Panic
  • Insomnia

Trauma-related experiences and disorders including:

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) and childhood trauma
  • Sexual assault and abuse
  • Emotional abuse and neglect
  • Substance misuse and dependence
  • Dissociation
  • Grief and loss
  • Anger and rage

Persistent (chronic) Pain including:

  • Musculoskeletal pain including back, pelvic, shoulder pain etc
  • Pain associated with a trauma such as a motor vehicle accident or workplace injury
  • Pain associated with a chronic illness including digestive disorders, diabetes, endometriosis, cancer etc
  • Pain-related insomnia
  • Sexual pain including vaginismus, vulvodynia etc

Personal Development and Growth including:

  • Managing stress and burnout
  • Gender and sexual identity exploration (LGBTQAIP+ Affirmative Psychotherapy trained)
  • Menstrual cycle awareness and enhancing self-care, pleasure etc
  • Coping with ecological and climate anxiety, distress and grief
  • Sustaining social justice activism
  • Meditation and enhancing spirituality
Therapeutic Approaches
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT, including CBT for Insomnia etc)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) 
  • Explain Pain (NOI group) and Psychological Management of Persistent Pain
  • Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TSY) and iRest Yoga Nidra (Level 1)
  • Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT)

Meg draws on her knowledge of yoga and somatic psychology to support nervous system regulation, whichever treatment approach is taken, so that people can explore their concerns from a place of safety and embodiment. 

Meg incorporates Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT) to enhance treatment by tracking wellbeing in each session as well as getting feedback about each session. This approach is Meg’s way of improving the effectiveness of treatment and ensuring that sessions remain aligned with the clients emotional needs, expectations and goals.

Professional Memberships
  • The Australian Psychology Society (APS Membership 170747)
  • The National Psychology Board (AHPRA Membership PSY0002177741)
  • Yoga Australia (Level 1)
Academic Qualifications
  • Master of Psychology (Clinical) – Deakin University
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) – Deakin University
Referrals and Funding
  • In order to see Meg, we require you have a referral from your GP, Specialist or Psychiatrist.  
  • Meg is a registered Medicare Provider. 
  • If claiming through Private health, a referral is still required. 
  • No other funding options available. 
More About Meg

Meg’s personal and professional interests overlap considerably and she derives a great amount of satisfaction from supporting others with their mental health and wellbeing. 

Meg enjoys reading and learning about various fields within psychology including somatic and body-oriented approaches, attachment and parenting, existential and transpersonal psychology. She maintains her own mental health and wellbeing through practicing and teaching Jivamukti Yoga and other contemplative traditions.

Availabilities

Friday (8:30am – 3:15pm)

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Please enter your details and a brief summary of your enquiry. We endeavour to reply to all enquiries within 48 hours. Once we have received your enquiry we will be in contact to arrange a time to have brief telephone conversation in order to clarify any questions and assess if we are the right service for your needs.  
Please note, at the moment due to demand, some of our Clinician’s diaries are closed and they are not currently taking on any new clients. In this instance, we advise you to enquire at other Clinics in Geelong or consult your GP if you need immediate support.  

Please note, we are not an emergency or crisis service. Wait times can apply to see our Clinician’s. If you require emergency assistance please call 000 or a relevant mental health support service, such as:

Lifeline
13 11 14

Barwon Mental Health Services 
1300 094 187 (24-hr service)

Kids Help Line 
www.kidshelpline.com.au
1800 551 800

Mens Line
www.mensline.org.au
1300 78 99 78

Women's Domestic Violence
www.wdvcs.org.au 

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