CBT – Greg Turner

Greg Turner   Quals: B App Sc, Grad Dip App Sc (App Psych), Cert GMH, MAPS

CBT: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or CBT, is a comprehensive therapy that as the name suggests utilises both cognitive (thinking) approaches as well as behavioural (doing) approaches and is a practical and pragmatic approach that is particularly useful for treating Depression, Anxiety problems, and a broad range of issues. Through CBT individuals learn ways to re-frame their thinking to ways that are more useful and helpful, and to adapt their behaviour to include activities which are known to increase wellbeing and mental health, such as physical exercise. Once techniques are learnt they are then practised in the person’s daily life (sometimes referred to as ‘homework’) in between sessions with the psychologist. CBT has proved to be a very effective treatment modality, but of course the motivation of the client to do the hard work outside of their visits to the psychologist will determine the success of the treatment.

Counselling Approach: Greg has been practicing psychology for almost 20 years and takes a practical and pragmatic approach to counselling utilising a relaxed and informal approach which recognises that as human beings we all have times in our lives when things don’t go well, sometimes we fall down, and sometimes we need a bit of help. Greg is committed to helping his clients find solutions to their problems, to improve their situations in life, and to recover from the nasty things that life sometimes throws at us. Greg utilises humanistic approaches such as existential therapy (Logotherapy), interpersonal therapy, and Mindfulness, as well as practical approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focussed Brief Therapy. For single event trauma Greg has achieved many successes with Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) techniques.

Current Availability: Usually within a week, evening appointments available.

Fees: Greg charges $195 for appointments. Medicare and health fund rebates may apply. Reduced fees may be possible for clients experiencing financial hardship.

Practice Location: 3/1420 Logan Rd, Mt Gravatt.

Appointments: Freecall 1800 877 924 or book Greg Turner online now!