Cherrie Liu

Registered Psychologist

Cherrie is a registered psychologist who has worked with a diverse range of individuals, from children to older adults, providing psychotherapy and support through their challenging moments in life. She believes in a collaborative process, working together with her clients to empower them to achieve their goals in an emotionally safe space. Her approach is client-centered, culturally sensitive, strength-based, compassionate, and practical.

Cherrie flexibly draws upon elements of evidence-based psychological therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to meet the unique needs of her clients. 

She can deliver therapy in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Areas of Interests and Experience in Therapy

  • Adjustment Issues (e.g. Immigration, Separation and Divorce, Grief and Loss)
  • Anxiety Disorders (e.g.  Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorders, Phobia)
  • Depression and Unstable Mood
  • Relationship Difficulties such as Parenting Issues  
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Stress Management

Education and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Australian Psychological Society (MAPs)
  • Master of Psychology Practice (Clinical), Australian College of Applied Professions (Candidate)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology, University of New England
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology, University of New England
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling, Morling College
  • Master of Commerce, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Business, University of Technology, Sydney

Some of Cherrie’s Past seminars

  • I’m Not Supposed to Feel Like This! (A Christian Perspective in Managing Depression and Anxiety)
  • Strength-Based Parenting
  • Coping with Stress
  • Rebuilding Life After Divorce
  • Caring for Elderly Psychological Needs
  • How to Develop a Motivating Lifestyle
  • Managing depression
  • Managing Anxiety
  • Family relationships and emotional management
  • Overcoming perfectionism
  • Practising self-compassion
  • Parenting course
  • Distress tolerance course
  • How to improve self-esteem
  • Coping stress as an international student
  • Understanding adult ADHD
  • Raising primary school kids
  • Understanding anxiety disorder
  • Understanding depression

Fees

Cherrie’s fees are $130 per session if you have a valid referral and a Mental Health Care Plan from your Family Doctor (GP), Psychiatrist or Paediatrician.

Currently, you are eligible for a Medicare rebate of $92.90 per session with a Registered Psychologist for up to 10 sessions per calendar year. Each session lasts for 50-55 minutes.

Most private health funds provide rebates. Please contact your health fund for details.  

If you have financial difficulties, you may apply for a fee subsidy when you book the appointment.