Rowena Hong

Location Address

RWA Psychology
2A Hannah Street
Beecroft NSW 2119
Ph: (02) 9980 1400
Fax: (02) 9980 1405

Rowena Hong
Registered Psychologist
BA, MA (Psych.), MAPS

Rowena is a Registered Psychologist who has been working in child, family and adult health services for over 20 years.

She has comprehensive experience in perinatal mental health assisting parents prepare for and adjust to the challenges of parenthood, treating perinatal stress, anxiety and depression, supporting parents with perinatal loss and birth trauma, and enhancing the parent-infant relationship.

Rowena uses evidence-based interventions that are attachment focused, trauma informed and culturally sensitive, in collaboration with her clients’ identified needs and goals. Besides working with families, Rowena also enjoys working with individuals who present with stress, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, disordered eating, and self-esteem issues. Rowena is a credentialed eating disorder clinician with the Australia New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders.

Prior to her role at RWA Psychology, Rowena worked at Tresillian Family Care Centres, an early parenting service, where she facilitated a broad range of parenting programs such as parent-infant interaction, postnatal depression and anxiety, Circle of Security Parenting, and meditation sessions. She is also an accredited Triple P facilitator.

Rowena uses various treatment modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Rowena is also a mother of two teenagers and a moodle, and in her free time enjoys gardening, spending time in nature, and catching up with friends.

Areas of Special Interest

  • Preconception, including fertility issues
  • Pregnancy
  • Perinatal loss
  • Antenatal depression and anxiety
  • Birth trauma
  • Premature Birth
  • Postnatal depression and anxiety
  • Parent-infant attachment
  • Adjustment issues
  • Infants
  • Toddlers
  • Parenting
  • Fathers
  • Eating Disorders

Professional Memberships

  • Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and Psychology Interest Group
  • Healthy Attachment Australia New Zealand Inc.
  • Member Circle of Security International Parenting Facilitator
  • Member Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA)

Fees & Rebates

Cost: $240 per 50-minute session Medicare Rebate: $93.35
Out-of-pocket: $146.65 per session

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

Available: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Bookings through RWA Psychology – Family Matters
(02) 9980 1400 or use the ‘contact’ button below to make an online enquiry

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