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Welcome to Ascent Psychology

Ascent Psychology was established in 2014 by Francisco J. Rivas Rivero, a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist. He provides counselling and psychological services to patients referred under the Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP), Health Insurance and private patients.

Ascent Psychology provides a diverse range of psychological and therapeutic counselling services both in English and Spanish to children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing:

  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Emotional Traumas (childhood/adulthood)
  • Physical, emotional and psychological abuse
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Panic Attacks 
  • Social Phobia
  • OCD
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Post-Natal Depression
  • Substance abuse (drugs, alcohol)
  • Gambling problems
  • Anger management issues
  • Eating disorders
  • Body images issues

We also support couples, families and parents who are experiencing:

  • Attachment and parenting difficulties
  • School performance concerns
  • Siblings rivalry
  • Communication and relationship problems
Francisco is an expert clinician treating Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Mood swings as well as people with unresolved emotional traumas (sexual, emotional and physical) from their childhood.

Ascent Psychology offers Bulk Billing services for those who are experiencing financial difficulties.

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Where to find us

245 Sturt Street, Adelaide SA 5000

From 8.00am to 6.00pm




7/88 Boundary Street, West End, QLD 4101 

From 8.00am to 7.00pm