Vanessa Rizk (Provisional Psychologist)


Vanessa Rizk

Provisional Psychologist

Vanessa was awarded a Bachelor of Science with Honours in 2012 at the University of Sydney. She has provisional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).


She has worked as an Applied Behaviour Analyst for three years with children on the Autism spectrum and has provided transitional support to mainstream education for these children.


Vanessa has promoted positive workplace growth for numerous businesses through motivational interventions with staff. She is currently focusing on career counselling. Vanessa has a strong interest in continuing her work with young adults and assisting people on their journey through life.


Vanessa has also spent ten years working within the cosmetic medicine industry. She has professional insight into the effect social media and advertising have on self-esteem and body image, of both men and women, throughout all stages of lifespan development. As a provisional psychologist she is motivated to assist individuals develop stronger self-esteem.


Vanessa is a mother of three and fluent in English and Arabic.


Professional Services

Psychological assessment and therapy for a range of psychological presentations and mental health conditions including:

  • ​Autism Spectrum Disorder and behavioural management,

  • Transitional support for students with disabilities planning to leave school,

  • Body image and self-esteem,

  • Stress, anxiety, anger, and depression,

  • Life crisis,

  • School and career difficulties, including bullying,

  • Loss, grief, and bereavement,

  • Behavioural problems,

  • Sleep problems and sexual health issues,

  • Educational issues and learning difficulties,

  • Eating disorders, weight management and body image issues, 

  • Psychological health reviews and return to work assessments.