Dr Eliza Sims

Clinical Psychologist 

BA PGDipHealthPsych DPsych(Clinical Psych) MAPS 


Eliza is a registered clinical psychologist with over 25 years in mental health. She first entered the field at the Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria where she worked for ten years, involved with the clinical components of several psychiatric research projects.  

This experience fostered a strong interest in mental health promotion, prevention and treatment, leading her to undertake further training in both Clinical and Health Psychology. She went on to work in public and private treatment settings and has worked for the last decade in private practice. Eliza works with clients using tailored evidence-based approaches to address the psychological, social and lifestyle factors of health and wellbeing.  

Therapy modalities include Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness-Based Therapy and Positive Psychology with adolescents and adults.  


Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology), La Trobe University, 2003 
Postgraduate Diploma (Health Psychology), La Trobe University, 1998 
Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, 1995  

Professional Affiliations 

Registered Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioners Registration Board (AHPRA) 
Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) 
Member of the APS Clinical College (MAPS CCLIN)  

Services Offered 

Eliza provides a collaborative, non-judgmental space where clients will experience compassion and respect.  Eliza treats adult patients and older adolescents (15 years old and above).

Please contact her to discuss potential options for treatment for:  

  • Depression and low self-esteem  
  • Stress and anxiety disorders 
  • Mindfulness and relaxation training  
  • Trauma  
  • Perinatal and parenting support  
  • Chronic pain and health conditions  
  • Eating and body image issues  
  • Sleep disturbance  
  • Addictive behaviours  
  • Relationship problem 

Consultation times, fees and bookings
For details on appointment availability and the schedule of fees please contact the NIIM Clinic Reception on (03) 9804 0646