Student Welfare Counsellor

Mary Hoang is a registered psychologist qualified in:

  • B Psychology Hons (UNSW);

  • Grad Dip MiCBT;

  • Associate Member APS.

Mary is also the founder and principal psychologist at the Indigo Project Psychologist, a private practice in Surry Hills.

She graduated from the University of New South Wales with Honours in 2004 and is a fully registered psychologist with the Australian Psychological Society (Associate Member). She has worked previously with street kids at the Oasis Youth Support Network for the Salvation Army and held groups at Headspace Australia.

Mary specialises in working with individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, relationship issues and mood based disorders, and has experience in working with students from varied backgrounds and nationalities. Mary also teaches Mindfulness Meditation and Iyengar Yoga and currently facilitates weekly yoga and meditation classes, community groups, courses and retreats.

Mary’s approach is down-to-earth and friendly and aims to create an atmosphere of unconditional trust and support.

Students who need psychological support can come to L9 Reception and make an appointment to see Mary!

The Indigo Project’s contact details are:

Address       33 Foster Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Telephone   +61 2 9212 5469
Email            [email protected]

For psychologists’ details and their respective fees, please visit:

Please note, if you require immediate support outside of campus hours or wish to speak to a crisis line, please see the options below:

Triple zero (000) Triple Zero calls are free.
* Is someone seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help?
* Is your life or property being threatened?
* Have you just witnessed a serious accident or crime?
* If you answered YES call Triple Zero (000).

SANE Australia (Weekdays, 9 am-5 pm).
Provides information about mental illness, treatments and where to go for support and help.
1800 18 7263 |

Beyond Blue (24 hours)
Telephone help support
1300 22 4636|

Lifeline (24 hours)
Telephone support for people thinking about suicide or experiencing a personal crisis.
13 11 44 |

1800RESPECT (24 hours)
Counselling services support people dealing with sexual assault, abuse, or domestic and family violence.
1800 737 732 |

Suicide Call Back Service (24 hours/7 days a week)
Provides 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide.
1300 659 467 |

Redfern Legal Centre (Weekdays).

RLC provides free, confidential legal advice and casework, delivers community legal education, and engages in law reform. RLC offers free legal support in specialised areas of domestic and family violence, health, education, employment, housing and homelessness, police and government accountability, credit, debt and consumer law, and discrimination and human rights.


(02) 9698 7277