Genevieve Steele

Genevieve is a warm and conscientious practitioner who fosters a safe environment where clients can better understand themselves and their needs, and overcome challenges. Genevieve uses a strengths-based approach, which aims to support clients to feel empowered, enabling improvements in their overall wellbeing.

Genevieve Steele

Psychologist (She/Her)

BPsy AppSc GradDipPsych MProf Psych MAPS

Genevieve completed a Masters of Professional Psychology at the Australian Catholic University (ACU), a Graduate Diploma in Psychology at Federation University Australia, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). During her Bachelor degree, Genevieve received a letter of commendation from the Department Head of the School of Psychology for outstanding academic achievement and was invited to join the Golden Key International Honour Society, which recognises the top 15% of university students worldwide.

Genevieve currently works with adolescents, adults, and couples, and previously practised in community-based clinics and the criminal justice system. She enjoys supporting clients to develop emotional insight and awareness through evidence-based interventions including Schema therapy, Psychodynamic therapy, EMDR, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and others. Genevieve is a registered member of Health at Every Size Australia (HAESĀ®) and advocates for inclusive healthcare to reduce weight stigma and better support the treatment of eating disorders in people of all shapes and sizes.

Genevieve conducts a range of clinical and neuropsychological assessments including assessing cognition, memory, executive functioning, adaptive behavioural functioning, and personality assessment. In addition to her practice, Genevieve is a Board-approved supervisor and provides supervision to provisional psychologists during their internship years and those completing university studies in psychology.

Genevieve enjoys working with a range of presentations including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship and Attachment Difficulties
  • Self-Esteem
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Communication skills
  • Addiction
  • Trauma/Complex Trauma
  • Eating Disorders
  • Developing Resilience
  • Communication
  • Couples Therapy (Gottman)


March, E., & Steele, G. (2020). High Esteem and Hurting Others Online: Trait Sadism Moderates the Relationship Between Self-Esteem and Internet Trolling. Cyberpsychology, Behaviour, and Social Networking, 23(7), 441-446.