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Dr Francis Puccio

Francis works with a range of psychological difficulties/disorders and has a special interest in:

  • Personality disorders (for example, borderline personality disorder)

  • Mood Disorders (for example, depression)

  • Anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder and stress

  • Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

  • LGBTIQ+ issues 

  • Addictive problematic behaviours (e.g., porn addiction)

  • Relationship difficulties 

  • Difficulties managing emotions 

  • Anger and violent behaviours 

In addition to working in private practice, Francis provides psychological assessments for the Children's Court of Victoria, and is employed by the University of Melbourne to conduct research in the field of Eating Disorders.

He has a down to earth, non-judgmental approach to psychological therapy. Francis uses evidence-based psychological therapies and believes that therapy is collaborative.



  • PhD, University of Melbourne

  • Master of Psychology (Clinical), University of Melbourne

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology, University of Melbourne

  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology, University of Melbourne

  • Bachelor of Creative Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne

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