Clinical Psychologist – Dr David Wells

Dr David Wells      Quals: B Psych (Hons), Dip Prof Couns, D Psych (Clin Geropsychology).

Clinical Psychologist: Dr David Wells is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with expertise in the field of Geropsychology – that is, working with older people and their families, to help them maintain wellbeing, overcome problems and achieve maximum potential during later life. In addition to several years of experience working as a psychologist overseas, David brings much life experience to his professional role.

Counselling Approach: David strives to provide a safe environment for his clients where they can explore their issues and, with assistance, develop new techniques which will help them change their unproductive behaviours. The aim is for clients to have a happier life, as they reach their relationship, personal and life goals.

Dr David Wells Clinical Psychologist BrisbaneFees:  Sliding Scale depending on circumstances, usually $220/hr; $260 for initial appointment. Please call reception to discuss hardship rates.

Current Availability: Usually within a week inc after hours.

Practice Location:
Mt Gravatt – 3 / 1420 Logan Road, Mt Gravatt. Freecall 1800 877 924, or book online now!

Clinical Psychologist – Claire Pang

Claire Pang    Quals: B Psych Hons, Master of Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychologist:  Claire is a Clinical Psychologist, with a special interest in working with couples and individuals to deal with a range of different life challenges such as grief and loss, relationships, workplace issues, parenting, pain management, migration, and depression and anxiety. She speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese fluently and is happy to provide therapy in any of these languages.

Counselling Approach:  Claire’s preferred therapeutic approaches include Emotion-Focused Therapy, Brief Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). She is experienced in helping adults and couples to deal with a range of different life challenges such as grief and loss, relationships, workplace issues, parenting, pain management, migration, and depression and anxiety.

Claire Pang Clinical Psychologist BrisbaneCurrent Availability: Usually within a week.

Fees:  Sliding Scale depending on circumstances, usually $220/hr and $260 for initial appointments. Reduced fees may be possible for clients experiencing financial hardship. Higher rate clinical psychologist rebate available for those with mental health plans.

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

Appointments: Freecall 1800 877 924 or book online 24/7.

Website: www.clairepangclinicalpsychologist.com

Clinical Psychologist – Cobus Kleynhans

Cobus Kleynhans     Quals: BA (Hons), MA (Clin Psych)

Clinical Psychologist: Cobus Kleynhans is a Clinical Psychologist with over a dozen years’ experience in delivering psychological assessment, treatment and support, across the developmental spectrum and in a wide-range of clinical settings, to a diverse client population.

He has a particular interest in working with couples and families, and spent ten years in London undertaking specialist training in the techniques and practice of Brief Therapy and systemic Couples and Family Therapy.

Counselling Approach: Cobus has extensive experience in applying evidence-based therapeutic techniques and approaches – such as Mindfulness – to a wide-range of difficulties, challenges and dilemmas encountered by individuals, couples and families. The therapeutic aim with some individuals and couples is to make visible and revise the way they typically relate to their partners, parents, children, colleagues and even to their own experiences of themselves and the world, thereby creating new possibilities for connecting with others.

Cobus KleynhansAvailability: Usually within one week.

Fees:  Sliding scale, usually $260 for initial appointment, $220 thereafter. Hardships rates may be available.  Please call reception

Please note: Cobus’ books are currently closed. 

Clinical Psychologist – Dr Michael Free

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

Clinical Psychologist: Dr Free is a Clinical Psychologist with 30 years experience. He has considerable experience in dealing with a wide variety of mental health problems with adults and teens. His approach is to analyse problems thoroughly and tailor treatment to the underlying vulnerabilities, causes and maintaining factors, in a way that fits with the individual’s preferences in therapy.

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