Diana Cornish

Location Address

5A Railway Place
Fairfield VIC 3078


Diana is unable to accept new referrals at this time. Please choose another of our psychologists to make an appointment.

Diana Cornish
BBSc, PostgradDipPsych, MPsych (Clin), MAPS

Diana Cornish is a clinically trained psychologist with a special interest in women’s mental health issues, particularly in the perinatal period. Diana has worked across various mental health settings for over ten years including community mental health, inpatient, outpatient and outreach. Diana has worked specifically with mothers and their infants, in their homes. Diana has particular interest in mothers experiencing postnatal episodes of OCD, anxiety, depression and bi polar disorder.

Diana believes it is a privilege to work with mothers, infants and their families at this crucial stage of life. She approaches therapy with a non-judgemental and collaborative perspective. She draws upon a variety of therapeutic approaches to understand and work with mothers, including Attachment theory, Reflective Parenting, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and other mindfulness based therapies. She is committed to assisting families to build and strengthen bonds in order to alleviate parental distress and to learn effective strategies that promote health and wellbeing.

Areas of Special Interest

  • Pregnancy
  • Perinatal loss
  • Antenatal depression and anxiety
  • Postnatal depression and anxiety
  • Infants
  • Toddlers
  • Parenting
  • Fathers

 Professional Memberships

  • Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member APS Perinatal and Infant Psychology Interest Group (PIPIG)
  • Member International Marcé Society
  • Member Australasian Marcé Society

Fees & Rebates

Cost: $150 per 50-minute session *Medicare Rebate: $86.15
Out-of-pocket: $63.85 per session

*Medicare rebates are available to those who have a referral and Mental Health Care Plan from their GP, psychiatrist or paediatrician.  This must be in place prior to the first claimable session.

Available Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings and afternoons.