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Stephen Rendall

Sports Pyschologist

Stephen is a registered psychologist who works with athletes and non-athletes on a range of issues and areas including depression, anxiety, disordered eating, conflict management, anger management, sport performance issues, goal setting, stress management, relationships, self confidence, post injury / rehabilitation issues and counseling.

Stephen has enjoyed working with athletes from a range of sports such as: Australian Rules Football, golf, powerlifting, middle distance running, diving, Paralympic athletes, cycling, tennis, soccer to name a few. Stephen incorporates a number of techniques when working with clients and organisations that include cognitive behaviour therapy, mindfulness based cognitive therapy, and a brain based neuropsychotherapy approach.

Stephen is passionate about working with individuals to assist in overcoming personal barriers to achieving their goals and a happy, healthy wellbeing.

Stephen has provided services for the following teams and organisations:

  • Maribyrnong Sports Academy
  • Calder Cannons Football Club TAC Cup
  • Melbourne Victory Women’s soccer team
  • Victorian Diving Association
  • Barwon Sports Academy
  • Sports Medicine Australia

Professional memberships/affiliations:

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • Lecturer Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology in the Exercise Physiology Masters program at Victoria University
  • Work cover provider
  • TAC provider


  • Masters Applied Psychology
  • Graduate Diploma Applied Psychology
  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Exercise Science and Human Movement

Personal Sporting experience/interests/hobbies:

  • Australian rules football with the Western Jets in the TAC cup and Williamstown Football Club in the VFL
  • Current hobbies include surfing, powerlifting, golf, Krav Maga

Session Times:

  • Geelong
    • Monday 10:30am – 7:30pm
    • Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Belmont (Roslyn Rd) – Thursday 11am – 6:00pm

Appointment Duration: 50-60mins

Medicare: Medicare will rebate approx. $86 per session if you have a doctor’s referral under the mental health care plan (please speak with your GP about this).

Medicare EPC: Steve is a registered provider under the Medicare EPC Scheme. Please speak with your doctor to find out if you are eligible.

Private Health Insurance:  If you are covered for psychology, you will be able to claim a portion of your consultation back from your insurer. Simply take your itemised receipt to your private health fund to arrange this.

Qualifications: B.Psych, B.ExSci, Grad. Dip. Psych, MA Applied Psychology, MAPS, COSEP

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