Integrative Approach – Sunshine Coast Psychology
Our Integrative Psychologist Sunshine Coast team aim to help people live a happier, healthier and more meaningful life. We do this by helping them understand why they (and others) think, feel and behave in the ways they do. And ultimately provide therapeutic treatment and psychology tools to help them to cope more effectively with life challenges.
Our Sunshine Coast Psychology Team:
Our team offers empathetic, non-judgemental, and caring support through constructive and evidence-based strategies in a clinic space that is warm, inclusive and welcoming.
People come to see us for an array of reasons, such as:
- They feel anxious or depressed
- They need help managing a difficult situation in their life
- They feel as though they are always stressed and cant escape
- They have been through some form of trauma
- They want to support the psychological development of their child
- They want to form better relationships with those around them
- They feel overwhelmed and need clarity
- They want to better understand their mental health
- They want to feel well again
Meet the Team
Debbie (Deborah Vanzoelen) provides psychology consults with children, adolescents, and adults on a range of areas including: depression, anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD behavioural issues, grief and loss. Debbie is able to offer psychological assessments and diagnosis (example ASD)
Psychologist Jessie Hickey is passionate about working collaboratively with clients to explore and develop a shared understanding of their presenting concerns, tailoring psychology interventions to suit each individual’s goals, circumstance and strengths, and equipping clients with the psychology strategies to overcome their difficulties.
Adult & Child Psychologist Sunshine Coast – Mooloolaba & Caloundra
Psychologist Anu Johnson strives for a deep and holistic understanding of the client’s situation and psychology needs to promote positive and lasting changes. Anu provides psychology consults with both adults and children. Anu has worked with children diagnosed with developmental disorders, such as Autism Spectrum disorder and ADHD.
Adult Psychologist Sunshine Coast – Mooloolaba
Working across the lifespan from late adolescence onwards, Ambrose has experience in the treatment of Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Frustration & Anger Management, PTSD & other Trauma-based issues, Grief & Loss, Sleeping Difficulties, Confidence & Self-Esteem, Social & Communication skills, Drug and alcohol/Addictions, OCD, pain management, and Elder Care Issues.
Clinical Psychologist Sunshine Coast – Mooloolaba
Laura is a registered Clinical Psychologist experienced in working with adults and adolescents. Laura has a warm approach and enjoys creating a safe environment, where her clients can learn about themselves, overcome difficulties and find fulfillment. As each person is unique, Laura adjusts treatment to suit the needs of the individual.
Our Sunshine Coast Psychology Team work with areas relating to:
CBT is a well established, evidence based type of psychotherapy that allows client’s to become aware of the link between their thoughts, feelings and behaviours and able to identify those that are maladaptive and causing their psychological difficulties such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, anger issues, substance abuse, eating disorders and many more.
Mindfulness has emerged as an effective, evidence-based tool for enhancing psychological health and wellbeing. It’s been clinically proven to successfully treat a wide range of clinical conditions including chronic pain, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and OCD. Mindfulness can effectively reduce stress, increase self-awareness, improve emotional intelligence and help one to become better equipped to handle painful thoughts and feelings.
EMDR therapy is recognized worldwide as an effective form of treatment for trauma. EMDR therapy can also be effective in treating the “everyday” memories that are the reason people have low self-esteem, feelings of powerlessness, and all the myriad problems that bring them to therapy. Offered by Psychologist Anu.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a GP referral to see a a Psychologist?
No you don’t. Many of our patients see us without a referral. But if you would like to access medicare rebates you will need to see a doctor first. Contact us for specific questions.
How many psychology sessions are covered under Medicare?
People who are eligible for a mental health care plan can receive up to 10 individual or group therapy sessions covered under Medicare in one calendar year
What is a mental health care plan?
A mental health care plan is a plan that your GP writes about treating and managing a mental health condition.
It enables you to access certain allied health professionals, such as psychologists, social workers or occupational therapists who can provide you with psychological support.
Mental health care plans are a part of the Better Access initiative, which aims to improve access to mental health care services through Medicare. Read More
Can I use my NDIS funding to see a Psychologist?
Yes, only if your NDIS funding is self-managed or Plan Managed. We are not registered providers with NDIS. Payment for consultations are required at the end of every session. Please organise with your Plan Manager to have the funds to pay for each session.
What methods of payment do you accept?
We accept credit card (No Amex), EFTPOS, cash in clinic. For interstate clients we take credit card payments. For overseas clients we accept PayPal.