Treatment for mood disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, adhd, relationship, intimacy and other concerns

Bita Riazati is a psychologist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist with private consulting rooms in Hawthorn Melbourne. Bita offers CBT, Interpersonal and psychoanalytic treatments for a range of presenting problems. She also offers clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment in English and Persian (Farsi) for individual adults, children, adolescents and couples. Bita’s practice is a short distance from the Melbourne CBD and easily accessible by car or public transport.

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My clinical practice is respectful to all individuals of any belief orientation and sexual identifications inclusive of LGBTIQ.

Bita Riazati Persian Psychologist psychoanalysis Melbourne Hawthorn
My treatment approach is tailored, empathic and collaborative. I focus on listening carefully and together we will develop a suitable treatment plan based on your specific circumstances and issues.


– برای درخواست وقت با پیامگیر صوتی (۰۴۳۳۷۸۱۹۱۹) یا پر کردن فرم پیام بگذارید –


WHO DO I TREAT?  درمان

I offer treatment for mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, long-term depression, anxiety, trauma & PTSD, individuals struggling in intimate relationships and a range of other difficulties

Bita Riazati psychology hawthorn I work with individuals who experience life crises, trauma, loss, debilitating anxiety, persistent depression, panic or struggles with identity after a life changing event such as migration, birth of a child, separation or death of a family member. As a result, my desire is to support individuals suffering from a range of concerns such as emotional problems, addiction, trauma, grief and other life crises. I also work with individuals experiencing attentional problems, intimacy, sexual and relationship difficulties. Furthermore my patients may be suffering from any of these issues:

  • General, social and chronic anxiety disorders
  • Phobias and panic attacks
  • Mood swings, persistent and chronic depression
  • Sleep problems (i.e., insomnia, nightmares)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Psychosomatic disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (i.e., OCD)
  • High stress and self esteem problems
  • Identity issues
  • Intimacy problems
  • Relationship issues
  • Sex related problems
  • Sexual issues (i.e., porn addiction, low libido, maintaining desire)
  • Trauma / past sexual trauma / physical abuse
  • PTSD and adjustment disorders
  • Family conflict and parenting
  • Anger, loss and grief
  • Attentional problems (i.e., procrastination)
  • Attentional Deficit / Hyperactivity (i.e., ADD, ADHD)
  • Attachment and childhood developmental problems
  • Migrant, refugee and asylum seeker issues

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I also provide assessment and treatment to patients referred under TAC and Work Cover injury claims. Please specify your claim number in the appointment request form.


 Throughout our lives, particular events may trigger intense emotional reactions or crises. The way we cope with our problems has a lot to do with our childhoods. In addition to seeking resolution to your presenting difficulties, I will also work with any one who wants to know more about the deeper sources of their inner conflicts and distress using psychoanalysis…



I provide treatment for anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma /PTSD, adult adhd and other chronic problems. I also offer clinical consultation and advice and prepare assessment, diagnosis and treatment reports for:

  • victims of crime (VOCAT)
  • Institutional abuse
  • Personal Injury / TAC
  • Immigration
  • reports for legal hearings
  • support letters
  • progress summaries

Reports are charged either at my hourly rates or the requesting agency’s set rates. Contact my office for more information.



I may be able to offer a day or evening appointment from Monday to Thursday. I do not see patients on weekends. All prospective patients need to request an appointment and discuss their referral prior to attending. Book an appointment and  read about fees and rebates 



Bita Riazati’s psychology practice is easily accessible from Glenferrie train station, or by tram (109 or 48 from city Collins street) or bus. There is free on-street car park available. However, check the relevant car park hours indicated on the street to make sure that you park on the correct side of the road.  Allow sufficient time to get to your sessions.