Elly Shin – Korean Psychologist


Youn (Elly) Shin 

Registered Psychologist

Bachelor of Psychology (Korea)
Master of Clinical Psychology (Korea)
Advanced Diploma of Family Therapy and Counselling

Elly is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and an Associate member of the Australian Psychology Society. She is a fully registered clinical psychologist in South Korea and worked in neuropsychiatric hospital units where she was trained to assess and treat serious mental disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obsessive and Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Trauma related disorders. She also has extensive experience treating common psychological issues including low self-esteem, perfectionism, excessive worry, performance anxiety, work-related stress, adjustment difficulties, and relationship and parenting problems. She has practiced in a rural area of Victoria until recently working with a wide range of clients from children to the elderly both individuals and couples, and moved to Melbourne to work with people having more diverse cultural backgrounds.

Elly offers a tailored therapy utilizing evidence-based therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Contemporary Psychodynamic Therapy, Emotion-Focused therapy, Solution-Focused therapy and EMDR. She incorporates brain-mind-body integration approaches and her work is based on the client-centred humanitarian theory and attachment theory where clients can experience safe and secure relationship and feel respected, heard and felt.

Elly is very keen to work with, but not limited to, Korean clients as she is one of only a few Korean-speaking registered psychologists in Australia.

호주 정부에 정식으로 등록된 심리학자로서 다양한 정신과적 문제에 대한 평가, 자문 및 심리치료 서비스를 메디케어의 혜택을 통해 제공하고 있습니다. 한국 대학병원 정신과 근무 경력(임상심리전문가)과 호주 현지 상담소에서의 경력을 바탕으로 적응의 문제, 대인/가족관계 및 양육의 어려움, 업무 및 학업관련 스트레스, 자존감 및 자아상의 문제, 완벽주의, 불안장애, 우울증을 비롯한 여러 심리학적 문제에 대해 호주심리학회에서 인가하는 검증된 접근법을 사용하여 개개인에 맞는 심리치료 서비스를 제공합니다.

Elly is available at the Little Collins Street office on weekdays and weekends.

Please call reception on 1300224665 to book an appointment with Elly.

Our online self-service booking system is undergoing a major overhaul, and will be unavailable until later in 2017. Until then, our friendly reception team is happy to take your call and book your appointments for you. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.