Engage 1on1 consists of a team of clinical and general psychologists providing mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. At some point in our lives we all experience stress, grief and loss, relationship issues and other life challenges. Seeking counsel from a professional Psychologist can assist in navigating challenges to see issues through a different lens.

Engage 1on1 Psychologists collaborate in teams for specific client age groups. Our client intake team are sufficiently skilled to connect you with the appropriate Psychologist for your life challenges. We see GP referred clients, Paediatrician referred clients, and private clients, for counselling and intervention therapy.

Engage 1on1 Psychologists also provide services within over 40 Primary and Secondary Schools located throughout metropolitan Melbourne, at no cost to school or families, supported through the use of GP Mental Health Care Plans.  School based psychologists use a holistic approach with families and well-being coordinators to support young people to develop ongoing emotional resilience, improve self-confidence and adopt a positive approach to engaging with life.

Our psychology services offer practical, evidence based strategies to promote sustained mental health and assist people develop new skills for coping with and overcoming life’s challenges.

As specialists in evidence based psychology practice (i.e. Cognitive Behavioural approaches) we are committed to continually improving our knowledge and utilising up-to-date research findings to inform our clinical practice.

Dr. James van Cuylenburg (D.Psych) is the Principal Psychologist for Engage 1on1 and is also a registered Supervising Psychologist. James has a clinical caseload and supervises the professional standards of the Psychology team. He also conducts monthly Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars for the team.

All Engage 1on1 psychologists are qualified with a Masters degree or Doctorate, registered with the national board (AHPRA) and have a current ‘Working With Children’ check.

Our Psychologists have a depth of professional skills and experience and use a range of therapy techniques to help you develop practical strategies and new ways to navigate life’s many challenges.

  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Regrets and guilt
  • OCD
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Grief and loss
  • Workplace issues
  • Self-harm
  • Assertiveness / confidence
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Low self-esteem
  • Maternal mental health
  • Self care
  • Anger management
  • Early intervention
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Unemployment worry
  • Bullying
  • Self compassion
  • Phobias
  • Identity and self image
  • Parenting strategies
  • Sleep health
  • Separation and divorce
  • Learning difficulties
  • Emotional development
  • Mood disorders
  • Personal strengths
  • School refusal
  • Transition and change
  • Panic and fear
  • Eating dysfunction
  • Relationships
  • Relaxation skills
  • Family conflict / violence
  • Attention deficit
  • Social development
  • Emotional regulation
  • Communication skills
  • Substance use
  • Separation/attachment
  • Behaviour modification
  • Sibling rivalry / discord