Val Townsend

val_lgeVal is a Registered Psychologist and Registered Nurse, with over 30 years of experience working with individuals and families seeking recovery from psychological, personal and relationship issues. Val uses a variety of therapeutic interventions and, together with an empathetic, person-centred approach, provides a nurturing environment supporting people in to achieve optimum mental wellness. Val is also a Registered Nurse.Val generally works with people aged 18 years and over.


Val has been in Private Practice in the Sutherland for the past 12 years and with the Vital Health & Wellbeing Centre for over 5 of those years.


  • Bachelor Social Science – Psychology
  • Graduate Diploma – Psychology
  • Registered Nurse

Specialising in:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Relationships
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Abuse
  • Aged and Aging


  • Australian Psychological Society
  • College of Nursing

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