Jo Leidreiter

Treatment & Management of Bipolar & Mood Disorders

Welcome to my specialised psychology clinical practice focusing on the treatment and management of Bipolar and Mood Disorders.

I specialise in offering compassionate and professional psychological services tailored for adults with Bipolar Disorder (BD). Whether through convenient Telehealth (phone or video) sessions or in-person consultations, my focus is on providing comprehensive assessments, mood diagnosis, and personalised treatment plans in a supportive environment. I prioritise confidentiality and take a non-judgmental approach to ensure every client feels heard and valued. I also assist clients in accessing Medicare rebates under Mental Health Care Plans and support health fund rebates where applicable. Located at College Street Specialists in Darlinghurst, NSW, my commitment is to deliver high-quality care and create a safe space for your mental health journey.

Key Services:

Providing comprehensive treatment for:

  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Cyclothymic Disorder
  • Bipolar Spectrum Disorder
  • Substance/Medication-Induced Bipolar
  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)
  • Substance/Medication-Induced Depressive Disorder
  • Rapid Cycling
  • Hypomania
  • Mania
  • Mixed Episodes
  • Melancholic Depression
  • Mood Dysregulation

Co-morbid Treatment Experience:

In addition to my expertise in mood disorders, I have substantial experience in treating co-morbid conditions including:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD)

Therapeutic Approaches:

My therapeutic interventions draw from a variety of modalities tailored to individual needs:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Relaxation Training
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Mindfulness Based CBT (MBCBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)


  • PSYBA – Registered Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • MAPS – Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • AACBT – Member of the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • ASBD – Australasian Society for Bipolar & Depressive Disorders
  • ISBD – International Society for Bipolar Disorders

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