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Qualifications and Approach

Zebunnissa is the Principal Psychologist at Lifestyle Psychology. Zebunnissa has been working in the area of mental health for the past 15 years in Sydney, South Coast and now Canberra. This has consisted of working with Rehabilitation Providers, EAP Providers and Community Mental Health projects.

Zebunnissa has completed her degree in Psychology from the University of Sydney, Australia. This was followed through with completing a Diploma in Applied Psychology. She then continued to develop her counseling skills and became a Registered Psychologist with the Australian College of Applied Psychology.

She is a registered with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority).

An approved Medicare provider and also works with DVA (Department of Veteran Affairs).

Therapeutic Approach

Zebunnissa uses a range of evidence based therapies and draws on her experience to tailor an approach that meets the presenting needs of her client

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Narrative Therapy

Motivational Interviewing

Solution Focused Therapy

At your first appointment, Zebunnissa will work with you to set goals for therapy. The best therapy framework will be selected to ensure you feel comfortable with the direction.

She is also proficient in the languages Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi.

Community Work

Zebunnissa is an active member of the community and a committee member of This Is My Brave Australia (TIMBA).

TIMBA, a registered charity with Australian Charities and Non-For Profits Commission.  

TIMBA promotes the awareness of mental health in Australia with the mission to end the stigma that comes with mental health. 

You can find out more on this website:

This Is My Brave involves working with people from the community and organising live shows that are presented to audiences in Australia and word wide. The aim of the organisation is to end the stigma that often surrounds mental health.