Christian Counselling – Dr Michael Free

Dr Michael Free   Quals: BA (Psych), MA, Dip Clin Psych, PhD

Christian Counselling: Dr Free believes there are considerable consistencies between the teachings of Jesus and Cognitive Therapy, and the Mindfulness Based Therapies. He is currently writing a book that presents cognitive and mindfulness based approaches specifically tailored for Christians and other people with allegiance to the teaching of Jesus. He is very interested in working with Christians with life issues and mental health difficulties.

Counselling Approach: Dr Free can undertake therapy in lots of different ways, usually determined by the wishes of the client. He uses therapy approaches that include Cognitive Therapy, Behaviour Therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), Schema Therapy, and Mindfulness-based meditation therapies.

Fees: $170 per hour; bulk billing available for pensioners, unemployed, full-time secondary and tertiary students, and persons experiencing financial hardship, if they have been referred under the Better Access to Mental Health program. Full fee structure available on Dr Free’s website.

drfreeAvailability: Chapel Hill 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday; Ipswich Fridays only.

Practice Locations: Toddington Clinic, Chapel Hill and 100 Warwick Road, Ipswich.

Appointments: Please call 0412 132 560, or leave a message on 3720 1122.

Websitehttp://drmichaelfree.wordpress.com/

Email: drmichaelfree@bigpond.com