Suite 6, Level 1
5-7 Discovery Drive
North Lakes QLD 4509

PH. (07) 3482 2457
Our friendly psychologists offer a warm and safe environment for clients to explore and address their concerns. We have extensive experience assisting and supporting clients across a wide range of areas and concerns, including:


Anxiety (fears & worries)

Sadness and depression

Stress management

Grief & loss

Neurodevelopmental problems (e.g. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder & Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Intellectual functioning

Attention, concentration and memory problems

Readiness for school

Learning difficulties and other educational concerns

Gifted and talented learners

Social difficulties

Difficult behaviour

Parenting advice and support

For more information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) or call us on (07) 3482 2457. We'd love to hear from you.
Therapy Services

We offer individual therapy sessions which are customised to best suit the client. We use one or a combination of the following proven techniques to assist clients:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

ACT is a mindfulness-based approach that assists clients to accept and manage difficult thoughts and feelings and to actively create a meaningful life based upon what is most important to them.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT is a process where clients learn to identify, challenge and replace unhelpful patterns of thoughts and behaviour which impact on their wellbeing and relationships with others.

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

IPT focusses on the impact (positive and negative) that interpersonal relationships have on one's wellbeing. Clients are encouraged to explore their communication and interactions with others, and to make changes to enhance their relationships.

Play Therapy

Play Therapy is an ideal method of engaging childen. Adult clients are able to express themselves and work through issues by talking with their therapist but children can find "talk therapy" somewhat intimidating. Play therapy can assist children to communicate with the therapist at their own level and pace, and to learn new ways of thinking and doing in a safe and fun way.

Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)

PBS is an effective approach for encouraging appropriate behaviour in the face of difficult behaviour. This technique is helpful in supporting anyone who had difficulty regulating their emotions and behaviour, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Social Skills Training (SST)

SST aims to enhance social competency by breaking down complex social behaviours into ideas and actions that are more easily understood and applied by those who have social difficulties.

Solution Focussed Brief Therapy (SFBT)

SFBT is a method that emphasises one's capacity to find solutions to current issues by focussing on one's vision for the future.
Assessment Services

We have extensive experience conducting thorough assessment to clarify and understand issues of concern. We offer formalised assessment of neurodevelopment, including cognitive (intellectual) functioning, behaviour and executive functioning, learning and academic progress. We can assess for the following:

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Intellectual Disability (ID)

School readiness

Learning Difficulties

Gifted-Talented Learners
Autism Spectrum Disorder

Our psychologists are very skilled in carrying out assessment and treatment with young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are providers of early intervention services under the Helping Children with Autism Program (HCWAP) through the Department of Social Services.

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