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Psychologists study the science of human behavior. They offer psychological/mental health assessment/diagnosis and have a deeper understanding of mental health issues and disorders.  Counsellors are trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities and have more training in building a relationship with clients.  While mind and body issues are considered, counsellors often go deeper emotionally and work to identify root issues and bringing healing to past issues showing up in life now.  Costs vary but most psychologists have a gap fee to pay, after the medicare rebate, that is similar to a counsellor.  If you do not connect with the person you first see, try someone else.   Health care plans are transferable. 

The information contained in this website is intended to provide helpful information on services and people who may be available on the Gold Coast. It is in no way a recommendation or endorsement for or of any or all of the services or people contained in this directory. It is updated as frequently as possible, but there is no guarantee that the numbers, email addresses or websites linked are still active or current.



can receive Mental Health care plan with GP referral

Johnny Teng Psychology

0488 100 295

Shop 67/2 Arbour Ave, Robina

Focuses on performance activation and addressing a range of issues that affect mental and emotional wellbeing.Johnny's overseas experience and schooling in NZ equipped him with special interests in family and adolescent therapy, drug and rehab and cross culture adjustment. His passion is working with 3rd culture kids (born, raised and studying/living in another culture).


Dr Jan Monument BPsych (Hons), D Psych CI, Assoc MAPS, BSoSc, CCAA

5539 1249

1 Griffith Way, Southport

Jan’s particular interest and expertise is working with adults who have experienced multiple losses, resulting in difficulties in coping with life and its stresses. Grief, bereavement, relationship breakdowns, loss of employment, transition in life roles, ageing and trauma are common areas she helps people in.

Anne Lambert  Clinical Psychologist: Genesis Psychology Services

Mental Health Plan rebates apply

0439 750 704

30A Colin Meagher Road, Wongawallan

Adults across the lifespan. Anger management, anxiety and mood disorders,ASD, depression, grief and loss, parenting, trauma, work stress, relationships, self- sesteem, confidence and self-development, self-harm, social skills.

Anne Mitchell Psychologist and Family Therapist

5527 6585

Level 1/15 albert Ave, Broadbeach

Experienced Family therapist. Works with children, adults, couples and families. Psychology and counselling services for depression, anxiethy , relationships, family struggles, trauma and PTSD.

Shaun Prentis Illuminate Psychology

0410 366 110

Helensvale and Mudgeeraba

Individual relationships, leadership development and coaching, Faith/Christian counselling. Anxiety, depression, substance abuse, gambling, adjustment difficulties, grief and trauma, personality disorders, family/relationship issues, self esteem and vocational counselling.

Laurie Francis Compassion Services

5529 7255 or 1300 552 367

Helensvale and Mudgeeraba

Spirit, soul and body; divorce, parenting, coaching, crisis, psychological assessments, health, relationships, stress, transitions.

Jill Donaldson Families in Focus

5679 1566

Level1, Suite 5, 14 Carrara st, Benowa

Children and families, domestic and family violence, generational patterns of childhood abuse, neglect or disconnection. Attachment/bonding. Works with children and families presenting with anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, emotional dysregulation, ASD assessment and trreatment, academic difficulties, grief and loss, and developmental disorders.

Julie J Le Franc Le Franc Psychoanalysis Services

578 7577, 0407 385 005

Level 1, Specialist Centre, 95 Nerang Street, Southport or

Shop 49, Tweed Mall, Cnr Wharf & Bay Streets, Tweed Heads.

Depression, bipolar/anxiety/panic attacks, social phobias, sleep disorders, marriage/relationship/separation, pain/anger management, trauma/PTSD, addictions, OCD, dysphoria, stress, etc.

Dr Vanessa Anseline Expressive Therapy Clinic

0422 228 209

Currumbin Clinic 

Individual/group therapy. Children, adults – anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationship/family issues, sleep problems, grief/loss, pain, trauma, anger.

Michael Nielsen Psychologist, Mulberry Tree Counselling Services

0437 364 731

1 Corporate Ct, Bundall

Couples, Children, Adolescents, Adults, men’s issues, families – Bulk billing available. 

Grief and loss, coaching, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, depression, relationships, family struggles,

self-esteem/assertion, anger management, emotional regulation, addictions/substance abuse, bullying/harassment.

Letasha Kearney Psychologist 

5551 0251

Shop 1, 2 Fortune Place, Coomera

Beavioural issues such as non-compliance, aggression, verbal abuse; self-esteem issues, grief and loss, relationships, anxiety, trauma, domestic violence, mood disorders, sleep and toileting issues. 

Will Drotsky Psychology Today 

5612 5091

First Floor, Suite 3, 63 Railway St, Mudgeeraba

Specialises in anxiety, stress, depression, anger management, bereavement, coping, divorce, life issues, self-esteem, self-harm, trauma, PTSD, OCD, sleep issues, impulse control, men's issues. Ages 14+ Online appts.

Coralie Crews Psychologist

0438 195 817

136 Dunlin Drive, Burleigh Waters 

Counselling and trauma therapy. Individuals, families, couples counselling.  Leadership and Pastoral Skills training and supervision. Registered Arts therapist. Workshops. Life Coach


56498636  0484099628

13 Karp Crt, Bundall

  • Dr Liz Adams Clinical Psychologist                                                                                          Suicide, grief & loss, stress, depression, anxiety, psychosis, employment assistance programs, drug & alcohol problems; worked extensively with young people, families, couples and individuals.  

  • Heather Clark Psychologist                                                                                                  Children, adolescence, families, relationships,  conflict resolution, young women, and able to provide psychological supervision.

  • Elizabeth Wills Psychologist                                                                                               Integrates theology and psychology to assist people and couples facing life challenges, grief and loss, anxiety,depression and other mental health conditions.  

  • Dr. Iona Abrahamson Psychologist                                                                    Couples/groups/individual counselling, relationship difficulities, premarital counselling, infidelity, grief and loss, parenting, domestic violence, self-seteem and assertiveness.    

Fiona Gibson Lives Lived Well Specialist Centre

5508 0950

191 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads

Ages 6+ kids and youth, couples, family. Anxiety, depression, pre and post child birth, addictions, grief/loss. behavioural issues, chronic pain/illness, divorce, conflict, transitions, relationships, parenting, self-esteem, sexual abuse, trauma, PTSD, weight loss.

Janet Quaife-Ryan Psychologist

0448 115 527

Specialises in practical techniques and strategies to improve your life and increase peace and joy. Anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, eating disorders, work issues, abuse/bullying/harassment, Youth issues, health, addictions, relationships, stress management, grief, phobias, parenting. Online appointments.


Tracy Milson Family Therapist

Masters in Counselling CHC. CCAA recommended
0408 113 158

18/24 Amsonia Court, Arundel.

Works with the whole family and good with couples, kids, families and individuals.

Lorelle Madden  Masters in Counselling

0417 636 407

Online - zoom, skype or telephone only.

Specializes in couples pre and post marriage counselling.

Melinda McDonald

5529 7255, 7/9 Sir John Overall Drive, Helensvale

Candice Schmidt: FREE2FLOURISH

0430 070 074

Glow: 10 Energy Circuit, Robina amd Carrara

B.Soc.Sc Psychology, Diploma Counselling, Bethel SOZO accredited, Circle of Security accredited, almost complete - 2yr Advanced Certificate in Systemic Family Therapy, EFT and John GottmanMarriage Training.

Anxiety, depression, trauma, shame, grief, relationships, healthy boundaries, identity, abuse, marriage, conflict, attachment, parenting stress and burnout, life transitions, crisis, life coaching.

Birgit Petersen  

0418 366 404

Upper Coomera. 

Masters in Counselling CHC, Registered Nurse, Grad Cert in Neuropsychotherapy.

Grief/bereavement, abuse, stress, anxiety, depression, life transitions.  Specialises in supporting women who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion or reproductive loss. Birgit specializes in trauma and loss, healing past hurts, unhelpful mind/behavior patterns.   Birgit also brings support to woman and families who have experience perinatal bereavement through the White Butterfly project – 5502 7324

Corey Human

0457 805 868

Mind and Mood Centre, Upper Coomera 5573 2200. 

Masters in Counselling, Accredited pastor, Degree in Theology, various diplomas. 

Adolescents, Couples, adults.  Depression, anxiety, addictions, anger, stress, trauma, self-esteem, Family Counselling.

Glenn TurnerCounsellor (Masters in Counselling)

RICHARD WOOLLAND - Gold Coast and Hinterland Counselling

BA Psychology, Masters in Counselling, Level 4 membership of Australian Counselling Association.

0490 749 930, 

184 Beaudesert-Nerang Rd, Nerang. 

I have nearly 20 years providing counselling services for individuals and couples on the Gold Coast and

Gold Coast Hinterland.


Amanda Stacey - RENEWED MINDS  

Bachelor of Counselling, CCTP Registered Counsellor (Clinical), PACFA

0410 323 808

Mobile counselling service available


Michelle Adkins    Bounce Back Today

Diploma Counselling, Bachelors of Psychology Science, Graduate Diploma in Positive Psychology

Highland Park, Gold Coast  

Men and women - abuse, addictions, anxiety, body image, coping strategies, depression, domestic violence, grief, health and wellness, coaching, life transitions, low self esteem, panic attacks, Post-natal depression, PTSD, suicide prevention, trauma, weight issues, phobias, 

Neil Roberts   Masters of Counselling

5530 4085 or 0401 026 528        

22A Baileys Road, Tallai

Individuals, couples, families. Very experienced.

Pamela Chetty   Empower Counselling and Coaching Services 

Masters of Counselling, Sex Therapy and Education

0410 271 710

Glow - 10 Energy Circuit, Robina and Upper Coomera

Couples counselling, relationships and sex issues. EFT trained. Also SOZO, grief and loss, women's issues, life coaching, domestic violence, trauma and abuse. 

Private Health Rebates available. 

Christie Kirk   Blank Canvas Collective

Masters of Counselling

0430 929 572

Glow - 10 Energy Circuit, Robina

Child, Youth and Families 6 - 18 years. Child, Youth and Families Pastor. Specialises in Emotional Regulation, CBT, Strengths-based therapy and other needs. Support and guidance for parents.

Chris Emert   Shaping Futures Co.

0411 269 778

Glow - 10 Energy Circuit, Robina and Mermaid Waters

Supporting, equipping and releasing young meninto their potential.

Chris counsels and mentorsadult men and helps with issues such as relationships, parenting, life transitions, grief, stress, anxiety, and addictions (non-substance). SOZO trained. Sessions available as either face-to-face, via videoor as 'walk and talk'.

Louise Seeley   Raw Seeds Wellness

0407 202 669      

Glow: 10 Energy Circuit, Robina

Coaching, counselling, professional supervision. Therapeautic intervention individualised to the client's needs. Children, Youth, Women and Family coaching sessions available.

Dina McMaster   

0430 536 572 online

Diploma of Counselling and Bethel SOZO     

Individuals and relationships, marriage and parenting, women's health, family trauma, life transitions.

Julia Goddard   Grounded Therapy

0419 711 888     

Sexual abuse, low self-esteem, trauma, grief and loss, parenting and relationship, depression, working with children.

Janice law    

0406 024 464   

Grad Dip Counselling, Post Grad Dip Health Science (Addictions)  

Individuals and couples. Addictions, relationships, concerns, anxiety and depression.grief and loss, low self-esteem

Imogen Zaharis   Ted Noffs Foundation

0428 820 416     

87 Scarborough St, Southport

If teens have any issues around vaping, drugs, alcohol,cigarettes, can be referred for free counselling.

Barry Morris   Gateway Counselling

Ormeau - 3291 5924     

Registered EMDR practitioner for trauma.

Liz Asser   Clarity Consulting Services

5649 8636   0484 099 628      

13 Karp Court, Bundall

Anxiety, panic, depression,supervision, children, asolescents, adults, and NDIS clients and carers.


PSYCHIATRISTS (medical doctor trained in mental health and can prescribe medication)

Prof Phil Morris

5531 4838  0422 545 753

Impact Health, Suite 1, Level 2, 3 Short Street, Southport

Specializes in adults and addictions


Dr Catherine Lennox 

5593 8398

The Hub, 1A/50 Woodland Drive, Reedy Creek

Dr Cris Beer

The Medical Sanctuary 5564 5013, 150 Ashmore Rd, Benowa


AA Helpline 5591 2062

Transformations 5591 6871

Mirikai Rehab 5535 4302 West Burleigh Rd - 18-28 year olds

Salvation Army Fairhaven Southport


DV Connect Hotline 1800 811 811 - 24 hours 7 days a week

Counselling 07 5532 9000


Priceless Life Centre Inc. 07 3321 5606

Abortion grief and pregnancy crisis counselling 1300 363 550

LIFELINE 13 11 14 


KIDS HELP LINE 1800 551 800

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