Meet Our Team: Hayden Bell – Psychologist

At Epichealth Portarlington, we are proud of our team of dedicated healthcare professionals. Today, we are delighted to introduce one of our valued team members, Hayden Bell, our new psychologist.

A life full of learning, leadership, and care

Hayden commenced his career in psychology in 2021 after a long and diverse career in frontline and leadership roles across various industries. His passion for helping others achieve their best has been the driving force behind his professional journey. This passion naturally led him to the field of psychology, where he could delve deeper into understanding what drives behaviour and goal achievement.

Professional background and experience

Hayden holds a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences from Swinburne University and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology Advanced. Before joining Epichealth, Hayden provided psychological services to clients in Melbourne, Geelong, Ballarat, and across Australia. His extensive experience includes addressing a wide range of needs such as everyday stress, depression, anxiety, work-related issues, relationship challenges, and other life difficulties. As a generalist, Hayden enjoys working inclusively with a diverse clientele across all stages of life.

Hayden is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPI). He also holds a General Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority (AHPRA).

Passionate about enabling positive change

Hayden’s approach to client care is holistic, recognising the importance of understanding an individual’s entire life context to create positive change. He is dedicated to helping clients identify their mental health, wellbeing, and life goals, and then collaborates with them to develop personalised plans to achieve these goals.

He utilises well-known, evidence-based techniques including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Positive Psychology, and Coaching Psychology. Hayden works closely with his clients to determine the best fit for their needs.

Creating a positive therapeutic relationship

Understanding the significance of a positive therapeutic relationship, Hayden ensures that his patients feel comfortable and safe. He takes the time to get to know them, fostering an environment of true collaboration. His consultation room at Epichealth is a calm and inviting space designed with the patient in mind, ensuring a conducive atmosphere for therapy sessions.

Convenient and Accessible Care

Hayden is available for in-person sessions as well as telehealth consultations, making it easier to access his services. Additionally, Medicare rebates are available with a Mental Health Treatment Plan from a GP.

We are excited to have Hayden Bell on board at Epichealth Portarlington. His extensive experience, compassionate approach, and commitment to enabling positive change make him a valuable addition to our team. Whether you’re dealing with everyday stress or more significant life challenges, Hayden is here to help you navigate your journey towards better mental health and wellbeing.

To book an appointment with Hayden, please contact Epichealth Portarlington at 4206 7200 or book online. We look forward to supporting you on your path to achieving your best self.


39-41 Fenwick Street
Portarlington, VIC 3223
(in the old BCH building)