Anxiety Disorders

When do you need to ask for professional support?

Anxiety can be:

If this is happening you are probably ok and anxiety is not a problem in your life. 

See below for when Anxiety may be a problem in your life.

But in these situations,  a psychologist can be of tremendous help – even life changing

Anxiety can be:

Anxiety is much more common when you are going through a transition phase in your life and it can be part of PTSD and co-occur with depression and other mental health disorders.

The good news is that all anxiety disorders are treatable

The sooner you get some support from a professional, the sooner you can start to relate to your anxious thoughts differently.

Do these signs of anxiety sound familiar?

Which of our Psychologists
should you see for anxiety?

Allie Mackay

Allie Mackay

Principal Psychologist and Founder, AHPRA

Alexis Hudson

Alexis Hudson

Senior Psychologist, AHPRA

  • BSocSci (Psychology)
  • (PostGrad Dip, Psych)
  • Member, APS
Athena Cranston

Athena Cranston

Psychologist, AHPRA

  • BA (Psychology) (Hons)
  • Diploma of Psychological Practice
  • Member of APS
Jess Lau

Jess Lau

Provisional Psychologist, AHPRA

  • B.Psychology/ B.Commerce (UNSW) 
  • MSc Psychology (UEL)
  • Masters Marketing/Psychology
Kaoru Sato

Kaoru Sato

Provisional Psychologist, AHPRA

  • B. Psych (Hons), M. Couns & PsychTh
  • Grad. Dip Couns&PsychoTh
  • M.Phil (USyd)
  • Accredited Counsellor ( PACFA)?
  • EMDR trained therapist
  • Work Cover Accredited
  • Victims services Accredited
  • Japanese speaking Therapist
Lisa Wood

Lisa Wood

Provisional Psychologist, AHPR

  • 6th year Psychology Masters Registrar
Natalie Vivas

Natalie Vivas

Psychologist, AHPRA

  • Clinical Psychologist Registrar AHPRA
  • Masters Clinical Health/Psychology
  • Spanish speaking Therapist
  • Complex trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Borderline personality disorder (BPD)
  • Eating disorders
  • Bipolar affective disorder (BAD)
  • Low self-esteem
  • Grief
  • Acute or chronic stress
  • Relationship breakdown. 
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
  • Mindfulness
Liam Nicholls

Liam Nicholls

Psychologist, AHPRA

  • Senior School Counsellor, Department of Catholic Education
  • CBT interventions for School stress and transition out of high school
  • Adoption related issues, Parenting

Meet our founder, Allie Mackay

Passionate about guiding individuals through various challenges, Allie Mackay, founder of Due North Psychology (by Allie Mackay Psychology), brings extensive experience as a Registered Psychologist. Allie’s impactful research, published in peer-reviewed journals, demonstrates the effectiveness of her interventions in reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, particularly in conditions like multiple sclerosis and migraines. As an AHPRA Board-Approved supervisor, she actively contributes to advancing the field, offering knowledge in Attachment Informed and IFS informed EMDR therapy Supervision. Allie’s special interest lies in the transformative potential of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for various conditions and traumas.

In her practice, Allie often encounters clients with physical symptoms signaling underlying stress, emphasizing the importance of understanding the connection between emotions and physical well-being. Beyond addressing symptoms, Allie delves into the profound impact of self-talk on relationships, including those with oneself. Drawing on her personal transformation through compassion-focused therapy, she guides others toward cultivating kinder internal dialogues and fostering healthier relationships.

Allie Mackay

We help you thrive
during difficult times

Helping you find and re-align with your due north

If you’re ready to find your way back to yourself with caring psychologists that provide evidence-based and authentic values based therapy practices, reach out today and we’ll aim to get back to you same day to make an appointment via your preferred contact method.