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10 practitioners; each skilled in evidence-based therapeutic practices, and areas of expertise. This diversity increases the likelihood of finding the right therapist to address your specific needs.

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Find the Right Therapist

Appointment Consultant Kylie-Jo will allocate the therapist with the skills and personality best suited to you. 

Call or book a 'pre-appointment consult' phone chat with Kylie-Jo.  

Find the right therapist and you are likely to progress faster than expected. And by understanding more about your therapist prior your first appointment can help to reduce anxiety.

You deserve to feel your best.

Book an informal chat to find the right therapist and schedule therapist appointments

Operations Manager and Appointment Consultant

Kylie-Jo Elliott

Kylie-Jo holds an Australian Cert IV in Training & Assessment with 20 plus years coaching experience. This places Kylie-Jo in the perfect position to listen to clients initial concerns and goals to assess which therapist meets the needs of the client.

Kylie-Jo further compliments the team of therapists in answering client questions, arranging appointments and assisting with general enquiries. Kylie-Jo is also a Gottman certified 'Bringing Baby Home' educator. Starting a family places new pressures on relationships and integrating the 'Sound Relationship House Principles' Kylie-Jo delivers the support needed for couples in their transition to parenthood. If you would like to discuss which therapist to book, or to book in with a therapist, schedule a pre-appointment consult with Kylie-Jo, or to enquire about new parent education call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Pre-Appointment Consult'.

Find the Right Therapist

Appointment Consultant Kylie-Jo will allocate the therapist with the skills and personality best suited to you. 

Find the right therapist and you are likely to progress faster than expected. And by understanding more about your therapist prior your first appointment can help to reduce anxiety.

Call or book a 'pre-appointment consult' with Kylie-Jo below.  

Therapists

Jane Wilson

Registered Psychologist

BA (Psych) (Hons) MMHP

Specialist Area of Interest

Trauma & PTSD

Substance Abuse Concerns

Anxiety & Depression

Jane has been a psychologist for over 18 years and specialises in the treatment of trauma. Jane is experienced in working with adults with a wide range of psychological issues, including; PTSD & Complex Trauma Anxiety & Depression Alcohol & Substance Use Binge Eating Workplace Issues Personal Stress Jane uses Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), and also uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and Acceptance and Commitiment Therapy (ACT) to support clients in improving their quality of life. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Jane's goal is to assist clients in recovery from trauma, and learn strategies to improve mindset and mood. Jane is available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturdays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633, call 0420 434 628 or scroll down and click 'Book Appointment'.

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

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Sunday

Appointments in-person or online.

Sanja Tanic

Registered Psychologist

BA Psych, PGDip Psych

Specialist Area of Interest

Depression, Anxiety, PTSD Personal Development

Self Esteem Issues

Sanja has been a practising Psychologist for nearly 10 years, working with clients with a variety of presentations. Sanja has extensive experience working in the employment service settings covering a wide range of psychological issues including: Anxiety & Depression Bipolar Disorder PTSD Substance Abuse Behavioural Issues Personal Development and Self Esteem Issues Vocational Issues Employee Assistance Program Disability THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Sanja combines a range of interventions including Cognative Behavious Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT) with a solution focused approach. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Sanja's goal is to assist individuals to make positive, behavioural changes to live more value focused and fullfilled lives. Sanja is available for appointments on Thursday and Fridays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 , call or text 0420 434 628 or scroll down and click 'Book Appointment'.

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Appointments in-person or online.

Dr Andrew Nicholls

Clinical Psychologist

DPsych (Clin) BASc(Psych)  Hons MAPS

Specialist Area of Interest

Men's Mental Health

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Gender Issues

Sports Psychology

Dr Andrew Nicholls is a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years clinical experience. While completing his Doctorate of Psychology Andrew developed a scientifically supported emotion regulation skills training programme (ERST) for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Andrew has used this cutting edge treatment aproach to successfully treat individuals diagnosed with OCD, including many with severe presentations. Andrew has clinical expertise in multiple domains; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Hoarding Anxiety disorders including Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder, social phobia, specific phobias and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Mood Disorders including Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Anger and masulinity Assertiveness ADHD Gender identify and transition Intimacy Mindfulness Perfectionism and over-control Personality disorders Procrastination Schizophrenia Sexuality Sleep Sports Psychology Andrew is the official club aligned Clinical Psychologist for the Gold Coast Titans NRL team. THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Andrew is also a highly skilled generalist psychologist experienced in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches. Andrew finds that a carefully selected combination of these treatments is often required to best meet the needs of the client and help them reach their full potential. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Andrew is a client-centered therapist who recognises the client as the true expert in their own life. He works collaboratively with individuals to identify their challenges and address using individually-tailored, validated treatments. Andrew is available on Friday, Saturday and Sundays. To book call 07 5576 2637, text 0420 434 628 or scroll down and click 'Book Appointment'.

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Appointments in-person or online.

Dr Carrie Bentley

DPsych (Clin) BSc (Psych) Hons
Clinical Psychologist

Accredited Eating Disorder Clinician

Specialist Area of Interest

Eating Disorders

Major Depressive Disorder

Anxiety Disorders

Carrie is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. She completed her clinical training at the Australian National University and has been practising as a psychologist since 2009. Carrie's area of specialisation includes: Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Binge Eating Disorder Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED) Body Dysmorphic Disorder Eating, exercise and or appearance concerns. Carrie is also skilled in the provision of interventions concerning: Major Depressive Disorder Anxiety including Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder and specific phobias. Sleep concerns Work/study stress Assertiveness and communication skills Relaxation techniques THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Carrie utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-E), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). THERAPEUTIC GOAL Carrie adopts a client-centered approach by focusing on individual client needs and progressing at their desired pace in therapy. She brings warmth, empathy and compassion to her role. Medicare claims can be lodged with a current Eating Disorder Treatment Plan or Mental Health Care Plan, both provided by a GP. Carrie is available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 call or text 0429 434 628 or scroll down and click 'Book Appointment'.

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Julie McLachlan

Registered Psychologist

BPsychSc (Hons)

Assoc MAPS

NDIS Registered

WorkCover Psychology

Childhood Trauma

Life Adjustment & Transitions

High Sensitivity Individuals

Specialist Area of Interest

Julie has been a psychologist at Burleigh Heads Psychology and Relationship Clinic since 2015. Julie has over 14 years experience supporting clients through challenges and different phases of life, in particular supporting people who have been impacted from growing up in unfavourable environments. Julie has a special interest in working with people who identify as having high sensitivity. Julie has supported clients through a range of challenges including; Relationship challenges; friends, siblings, parents, children and partners Life transitions Adjustment challenges Grief and loss Childhood trauma Depression and anxiety Stress and anger THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Julie draws on a range of therapies to assist clients from attachment-based therapies to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and always with compassion and mindfulness. THERAPEUTIC GOALS Julie supports her clients as they explore their life experiences to enhance understanding of themselves and their relationships to move towards personal goals. Julie is available on Thursday and Fridays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'

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Brhea Ind

Registered Psychologist

BA (Psych) PGDip Psych

MAPS Registered Psychologist

DVA White & Gold Cards Accepted

WorkCover Psychology 

Anxiety & Depression

Bipolar Disorder

Couples & Relationships

Specialist Area of Interest

Brhea (pronounced Bree) has been a practising Psychologist since 2006 and has extensive experience in working with a wide range of psychological issues that include: Couple & Relationship Issues Anxiety & Depression Behavioural Issues Family Issues Bipolar Disorder Substance Abuse Binge Eating Personal Development Self Esteem Issues THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Brhea combines a range of therapeutic interventions including psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). As a certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist, Brhea hosts Gottman Couples weekly therapy and weekend workshops for couples (The Art and Science of Love) For more information see Couple Therapists below. THERAPEUTIC GOALS Brhea combines therapy with assisted behavioural changes and works to improve her clients quality of life with improved overall health and mood. Brhea is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays, and Fridays online. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

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Friday (online only)

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Tracy Wall

Psychotherapist

BA (Couns) 

Life Stages & Career Transition

Anxiety & Depression, Trauma

Couples & Relationships

Specialist Area of Interest

Tracy has over 15 years counselling as a couples/relationship therapist. Tracy has extensive experience with a background as a university counsellor and in private practice with clinical experience in treating anxiety, depression and trauma. Particular specialities in; Couples and Relationships Anxiety & Depression Trauma Life Stages Career Transition THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Trained in both Gottman Couples Therapy and Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT) Tracy uses a multi-disciplined approach depending on the couple or individual and issues. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Tracy is committed to listening with a compassionate non-judgemental manner to find solutions to the challenges and issues for each individual and couple. Registered clinical member of PACFA and registered member of ICEEFT )The International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy). Tracy is available for appointments on Wednesdays and Fridays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'

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Karen Holmes

Psychotherapist

BA Psychotherapy (Hons), ACA

Women's Mental Health

Infertility, IVF, Parenting

Couples & Relationships

Specialist Area of Interest

Karen is a registered Psychotherapist counsellor with over 16 years experience, both overseas and in Australia. Working with individuals and couples with a speciality in women's issues and relationship concerns. Karen assits with; Infertility IVF Support Donor Implications Grief & Loss (including bereavement, relationships, pregnany loss and termination) Trauma Anger Depression & Anxiety Identity Issues Parenting Self-Esteem Issues Self Care Relationship Issues (Couple) Relationship Issues (as an individual) THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Karen has been trained in Relationship Sensitive Therapy. When a client talks of their partner, any conversations and interventions Karen is mindful of the couple dynamic and the potential impact of such discussions on that relationship. As a Psychotherapist Karen supports a client with a collaborative and holistic process so they may come to understand patterns of discomfort, dissatisfaction or suffering in their life. Karen helps the client to take meaning from these patterns so as to make conscious choices, leading to a different experience of themselves and the world. THERAPEUTIC GOAL To enable each client to develop a greater capacity to be in charge of their life, empowered and self-directing while sensitive in relationships with themselves and others. For example; Recognising and managing triggers. Being aware of your attachment style. Living more presently. Self soothing instead of reactivity. Growing self-awareness. Self-acceptance/compassion. Fulfilling relationships. If this is an area you are seeking to explore please get in touch. Karen is available for appointments on Monday, Tuesday, and Fridays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'

Days highlighted in orange indicate  when therapist is in practice

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday  (online only)

Friday

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Sunday

Appointments in-person or on-line.

Book an informal chat to find the right therapist and schedule therapist appointments

Relationship Therapists for Couples

The Gottman Method is a world renowned approach to relationship and marriage therapy. John Flanagan is one of only two Gottman Advanced Clinical Trainers in Australia.

Gottman Couples Therapist John Flanagan

John Flanagan

Principal

AMHSW

Master of Gestalt Therapy

Certified Gottman 

Couple Therapist

Advanced Clinical Trainer & Consultant

PACFA member

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Gottman Couple Therapy:

Weekly Sessions

2 Consecutive Day Marathon 

John has an extensive history working with and supporting couples, families and young people since completing his Bachelor of Social Work in 1988 and later a Masters in Gestalt Therapy and certificate in Gottman Couples Therapy. John is one of the first two Certified Gottman Couple Therapists in Australia - and still there are only two Australians to hold the title of Certified Gottman Couple Therapist, Advanced Clinical Trainer and Consultant. This means that John has completed all levels of training and mentoring available through the Gottman Institute in Seattle, USA and can now provide training to other therapists, as well as provide couples with world-class couple workshop experiences. He is one of only 28 therapists in the world to hold this standing. John is a certified presenter for all levels of Gottman therapist training, along with the workshop ‘The Art and Science of Love’. He has completed his Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and has delivered a broad range of training both accredited and non-accredited. John is trained to provide therapy to individuals, couples and groups in a range of therapeutic approaches including: Gottman Relationship Therapy Emotionally Focussed Therapy for Couples Cognitive Processing Therapy Motivational Interviewing Gestalt Therapy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Over the last 20 years, John has provided a range of psycho-educational group programs to Australian veterans and their families in areas such as trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and resilience. He has provided training to therapists and human service organisations in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, USA and New Zealand. John is available for appointments Monday-Thursday for Weekly Couple counselling or 2 consecutive day marathon sessions. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

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Brhea Ind

Registered Psychologist

BA (Psych) PGDip Psych

MAPS Registered Psychologist

Gottman Couple Therapy

Weekly Sessions

Brhea (pronounced Bree) has been a practising Psychologist since 2006 and has extensive experience in working with a wide range of psychological issues that include: Couple & Relationship Issues Anxiety & Depression Behavioural Issues Family Issues Bipolar Disorder Substance Abuse Binge Eating Personal Development Self Esteem Issues THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Brhea combines a range of therapeutic interventions including psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). As a certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist, Brhea hosts Weekly Sessions and weekend workshops for couples; 'The Art and Science of Love'. For more information see the link at the bottom of this column. THERAPEUTIC GOALS Brhea combines therapy with assisted behavioural changes and works to improve her clients quality of life with and improved overall health and mood. Brhea is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and on Fridays online. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

 

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Thursday 

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Karen Holmes

Psychotherapist

BA Psychotherapy (Hons), ACA

Gottman Couple Therapy

Weekly Sessions

Karen is a registered Psychotherapist counsellor with over 16 years experience, both overseas and in Australia. Working with individuals and couples with a speciality in women's issues and relationship concerns. Karen assits with; Infertility IVF Support Donor Implications Grief & Loss (including bereavement, relationships, pregnany loss and termination) Trauma Anger Depression & Anxiety Identity Issues Parenting Self-Esteem Issues Self Care Relationship Issues (Couple) Relationship Issues (as an individual) THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Karen has been trained in Relationship Sensitive Therapy. When a client talks of their partner, any conversations and interventions, Karen is mindful of the couple dynamic and the potential impact of such discussions on that relationship. As a Psychotherapist Karen supports a client with a collaborative and holistic process so they may come to understand patterns of discomfort, dissatisfaction or suffering in their life. Karen helps the client to take meaning from these patterns so as to make conscious choices, leading to a different experience of themselves and the world. THERAPEUTIC GOAL To enable each client to develop a greater capacity to be in charge of their life, empowered and self-directing while sensitive in relationships with themselves and others. For example; Recognising and managing triggers. Being aware of your attachment style. Living more presently. Self soothing instead of reactivity. Growing self-awareness. Self-acceptance/compassion. Fulfilling relationships. If this is an area you are seeking to explore please get in touch. Karen is available for appointments on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays. To make an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

 

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Tracy Wall

Psychotherapist

BA (Couns) 

Gottman Couple Therapy

Weekly Sessions

Tracy has over 15 years counselling as a couples/relationship therapist. Tracy has extensive experience with a background as a university counsellor and in private practice with clinical experience in treating anxiety, depression and trauma. Particular specialities in; Couples and Relationships Anxiety & Depression Trauma Life Stages Career Transition THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Trained in both Gottman Couples Therapy and Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT) Tracy uses a multi-disciplined approach depending on the couple or individual and issues. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Tracy is committed to listening with a compassionate non-judgemental manner to find solutions to the challenges and issues for each individual and couple. Registered clinical member of PACFA and registered member of ICEEFT )The International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy). Tracy is available for appointments on Fridays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

 

 

 

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Gottman Couples Therapist Trish Purnall-Webb

Trish Purnell-Webb

Clinical Psychologist  (Hons) 

Certified Gottman Couples Therapist & Advanced Clinical Trainer and Consultant

Gottman Couple Therapy:

2 Consecutive Day Marathon

(online only)

Emotion Focused Therapy

Schema Therapy for Couples

Trish is a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience. Trish (and John Flanagan) were the first Certified Gottman Marital Therapist in Australia - and are still the only two Australians to hold the title of Certified Gottman Marital Therapist, Advanced Clinical Trainer and Consultant. This means that Trish has completed all levels of training and mentoring available through the Gottman Institute in Seattle, USA and can now provide training to other therapists as well as provide couples with world class couples therapy and workshop experiences. She is one of only 26 therapists in the world to hold this standing. Trish is also a certified presenter for The Art and Science of Love Couples Workshop (to find out more click the link at the bottom of this column). Along with Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Trish has completed training in Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples and Schema Therapy for Couples. She is also trained in a range of evidenced based psychotherapeutic approaches for treating individual mental health concerns including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Trauma Cognitive Behavioural Mindfulness based Therapy Cognitive Processing Therapy (for treatment of PTSD) Existential Psychotherapy Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Schema Therapy Motivational Interviewing Trish is available for the 2 consecutive day marathon couples counselling - online appointment only. Trish is also a Partner in Relationship Institute Australasia, an organisation that focuses on providing world class therapist training, couples therapy and couples workshops throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. For more information visit: www.relationshipinstitute.com.au

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Book an informal chat to find the right therapist and schedule therapist appointments

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Brhea Ind

Registered Psychologist

BA (Psych) PGDip Psych

MAPS Registered Psychologist

Gottman Couple Therapy:

Weekly Sessions

Brhea (pronounced Bree) has been a practising Psychologist since 2006 and has extensive experience in working with a wide range of psychological issues that include: Couple & Relationship Issues Anxiety & Depression Behavioural Issues Family Issues Bipolar Disorder Substance Abuse Binge Eating Personal Development Self Esteem Issues THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Brhea combines a range of therapeutic interventions including psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). As a certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist, Brhea hosts weekend workshops for couples; 'The Art and Science of Love'. For more information click here. THERAPEUTIC GOALS Brhea combines therapy with assisted behavioural changes and works to improve her clients quality of life with and improved overall health and mood. Brhea is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or text 0420 434 628 or scroll down and click 'Book Appointment'.

Days highlighted in orange indicate  when therapist is in practice

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

Friday - online only

Saturday

Sunday

Karen Holmes

Psychotherapist

BA Psychotherapy (Hons), ACA

Gottman Couple Therapy:

Weekly Sessions

Karen is a registered Psychotherapist counsellor with over 16 years experience, both overseas and in Australia. Working with individuals and couples with a speciality in women's issues and relationship concerns. Karen assits with; Infertility IVF Support Donor Implications Grief & Loss (including bereavement, relationships, pregnany loss and termination) Trauma Anger Depression & Anxiety Identity Issues Parenting Self-Esteem Issues Self Care Relationship Issues (Couple) Relationship Issues (as an individual) THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Karen has been trained in Relationship Sensitive Therapy. When practising and a client talks of their partner, any conversations and interventions Karen is mindful of the couple dynamic and the potential impact of such discussions on that relationship. As a Psychotherapist Karen supports a client with a collaborative and holistic process so they may come to understand patterns of discomfort, dissatisfaction or suffering in their life. Karen helps the client to take meaning from these patterns so as to make conscious choices, leading to a different experience of themselves and the world. THERAPEUTIC GOAL To enable each client to develop a greater capacity to be in charge of their life, empowered and self-directing while sensitive in relationships with themselves and others. For example; Recognising and managing triggers. Being aware of your attachment style. Living more presently. Self soothing instead of reactivity. Growing self-awareness. Self-acceptance/compassion. Fulfilling relationships. If this is an area you are seeking to explore please get in touch. Karen is available for appointments on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays. To make an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or text 0420 434 628 or scroll down and click on 'Book Apppointment'.

Days highlighted in orange indicate  when therapist is in practice

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Tracy Wall

Psychotherapist

BA (Couns) 

Gottman Couple Therapy: 

Weekly Sessions

Tracy has over 15 years counselling as a couples/relationship therapist. Tracy has extensive experience with a background as a university counsellor and in private practice with clinical experience in treating anxiety, depression and trauma. Particular specialities in; Couples and Relationships Anxiety & Depression Trauma Life Stages Career Transition THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Trained in both Gottman Couples Therapy and Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT) Tracy uses a multi-disciplined approach depending on the couple or individual and issues. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Tracy is committed to listening with a compassionate non-judgemental manner to find solutions to the challenges and issues for each individual and couple. Registered clinical member of PACFA and registered member of ICEEFT )The International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy). Tracy is available for appointments on Fridays. To book Tracy call 07 5576 2633, call or text 0420 434 628 or scroll down and click 'Book Appointment'.

Days highlighted in orange indicate  when therapist is in practice

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Trish Purnell-Webb

Clinical Psychologist  (Hons) 

Certified Gottman Couples Therapist & Advanced Clinical Trainer and Consultant

Gottman Couple Therapy:

2 Consecutive Day Marathon (online only)

Emotion Focused Therapy

Schema Therapy for Couples

Trish is a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience. Trish (and John Flanagan) were the first Certified Gottman Marital Therapist in Australia - and are still the only two Australians to hold the title of Certified Gottman Marital Therapist, Advanced Clinical Trainer and Consultant. This means that Trish has completed all levels of training and mentoring available through the Gottman Institute in Seattle, USA and can now provide training to other therapists as well as provide couples with world class couples therapy and workshop experiences. She is one of only 26 therapists in the world to hold this standing. Trish is also a certified presenter for The Art and Science of Love Couples Workshop. Along with Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Trish has completed training in Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples and Schema Therapy for Couples. She is also trained in a range of evidenced based psychotherapeutic approaches for treating individual mental health concerns including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Trauma Cognitive Behavioural Mindfulness based Therapy Cognitive Processing Therapy (for treatment of PTSD) Existential Psychotherapy Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Schema Therapy Motivational Interviewing Trish is available for the 2 consecutive day marathon couples counselling only as online appointments. Trish is also a Partner in Relationship Institute Australasia, an organisation that focuses on providing world class therapist training, couples therapy and couples workshops throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. For more information visit www.relationshipinstitute.com.au

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Psychologist Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson

Registered Psychologist

BA (Psych) (Hons) MMHP

Trauma

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Substance Abuse Concerns

Anxiety & Depression

Specialist Area of Interest

Jane has been a psychologist for over 18 years and specialises in the treatment of trauma. Jane is experienced in working with adults with a wide range of psychological issues, including; PTSD & Complex Trauma Anxiety & Depression Alcohol & Substance Use Binge Eating Workplace Issues Personal Stress Jane uses Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), and also uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and Acceptance and Commitiment Therapy (ACT) to support clients in improving their quality of life. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Jane's goal is to assist clients in recovery from trauma, and learn strategies to improve mindset and mood. Jane is available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturdays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

Days highlighted in orange indicate when therapist is in practice.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Appointments in-person or online.

Sanja Tanic

Registered Psychologist

BA Psych, PGDip Psych

Depression, Anxiety

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Personal Development

Self Esteem Issues

Specialist Area of Interest

Sanja has been a practising Psychologist for nearly 10 years, working with clients with a variety of presentations. Sanja has extensive experience working in the employment service settings covering a wide range of psychological issues including: Anxiety & Depression Bipolar Disorder PTSD Substance Abuse Behavioural Issues Personal Development and Self Esteem Issues Vocational Issues Employee Assistance program Disability THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Sanja combines a range of interventions including Cognative Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT) with a solution focused approach. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Sanja's goal is to assist individuals to make positive, behavioural changes to live more value focused and fullfilled lives. Sanja is available for appointments on Thursday and Fridays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

Friday

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Sunday 

Appointments in-person or online.

Dr Andrew Nicholls

Clinical Psychologist

DPsych (Clin) BASc(Psych)  Hons MAPS

Men's Mental Health

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Gender Issues

Sports Psychology

Specialist Area of Interest

Dr Andrew Nicholls is a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years clinical experience. While completing his Doctorate of Psychology Andrew developed a scientifically supported emotion regulation skills training programme (ERST) for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Andrew has used this cutting edge treatment to successfully treat individuals diagnosed with OCD, including many with severe presentations. Andrew has clinical expertise in multiple domains and adopts a holistic approach in the treatment of a broad range of psychological issues including (but not limited to); Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), hoarding anxiety disorders including Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder, social phobia, specific phobias and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), mood disorders including Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), concerns with anger and masculinity, issues with assertiveness, ADHD, gender identity and transition, intimacy, mindfulness, perfectionism and over-control, personality disorders, procrastination, Schizophrenia, sexuality, sleep and sports psychology. Andrew is the official club aligned clinical psychologist for the Gold Coast Titans NRL team. THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Andrew is also a highly skilled generalist psychologist experienced in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches. Andrew finds that a carefully selected combination of these treatments is often required to best meet the needs of the client and help them reach their full potential. THERAPEUTIC GOAL Andrew is a client-centered therapist who recognises the client as the true expert in their own life. He works collaboratively with individuals to identify their challenges and address using individually-tailored, validated treatments. Andrew is available on Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2637 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

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Dr Carrie Bentley

DPsych (Clin) BSc (Psych) Hons
Clinical Psychologist

Accredited Eating Disorder Clinician

Eating Disorders

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder

Anxiety

Specialist Area of Interest

Carrie is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. She completed her clinical training at the Australian National University and has been practising as a psychologist since 2009. Carrie's area of specialisation includes: Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Binge Eating Disorder Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED) Body Dysmorphic Disorder Eating, exercise and or appearance concerns. Carrie is also skilled in the provision of interventions concerning: Major Depressive Disorder Anxiety including Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder and specific phobias. Sleep concerns Work/study stress Assertiveness and communication skills Relaxation techniques THERAPEUTIC APPROACH Carrie utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-E), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). THERAPEUTIC GOAL Carrie adopts a client-centered approach by focusing on individual client needs and progressing at their desired pace in therapy. She brings warmth, empathy and compassion to her role. Medicare claims can be lodged with a current Eating Disorder Treatment Plan or Mental Health Care Plan, both provided by a GP. Carrie is available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays, and on Thursdays online. To book an appointment call 07 5576 2633 or scroll down and click 'Get Started'.

Days highlighted in orange indicate  when therapist is in practice.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday - online only

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Appointments in-person or online.

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