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Individual Therapy

Asking for help takes courage, and we are here to support you.

Evidence-Based Treatment

Our Psychologist, Christy, uses a variety of evidence-based treatment approaches including: Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Metacognitive Therapy (MCT), Attachment-based Therapy, and Gottman Relationship Therapy.

Collaborative and Tailored Support

We understand that everyone's experiences and circumstances are unique. We work with you to create an individualised treatment plan tailored to your needs.

Safe, warm, and empathic care

We pride ourselves on providing a safe, non-judgmental, and compassionate therapeutic space.

Is thearapy for me?

Everyone Can benefit from Therapy

Whether you are looking to enhance your psychological and emotional wellbeing, learn new skills, increase your understanding of yourself, improve your relationships, or undertake treatment for a specific mental health concern, therapy could be a great option for you. We will work together to establish your goals and develop a plan that is right for you.

We offer therapy sessions face-to-face in our Buderim Centre, or via Telehealth (phone or video call) in the comfort of your own space.

Our Areas of Treatment

We provide Individual Therapy services for adults (18+) experiencing a range of different concerns.

Our Psychologist, Christy, holds a special interest in working with the following:
Anxiety, Stress, and Phobia

Including a range of anxiety related presentations such as social anxiety, generalised anxiety/worry, social anxiety, specific phobia, panic, sleep difficulties, and stress.

Relationship Difficulties, Couples Therapy, Parenting Challenges (including new parent support), and Family Challenges.

Positive Psychology and Self-Exploration

Improving your general wellbeing, understanding yourself better, working through past experiences, and career guidance.

Christy Also Works With:

Depression And Low Mood

Skill Building
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Coping
  • Social Skills

*This is not an exhaustive list. If you are seeking support for something not listed here, please contact us to discuss your needs.  

What we don't do

There are some therapeutic services we do not currently provide
  • Therapy To Those Under 18 Years Of Age For New Referrals
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Court/Legal Reports Or Forensic Cases
  • WorkCover Clients
  • Severe Psychiatric Conditions
  • Court Mandated Counselling
  • Emergency Response

*As we are a private practice, we do not have the resources to support adults requiring a high level of assistance or who are high risk at our clinic.

Fees and Rebates

At the Psychology Education and Family Centre, we believe in providing affordable services for our clients.  The current Australian Psychological Society’s Recommended Fee for seeing a Psychologist is $300 per 46-60mins.  

At our centre, an individual therapy consultation is $235 per 50 minute consultation. 

Will I receive a medicare rebate? 

A medicare rebate of $137.05 per session for up to 10 sessions per calendar year, is available for clients with a valid GP referral.  Leaving you with an out of pocket cost of $97.95. The rebate will be processed for you following payment of your full session fee. Please obtain your referral prior to your first appointment. 

Do I need a referral to see a psychologist at your centre?  

No. You can make an appointment to come and see  a psychologist as a privately paying client. In this instance, you will not receive any medicare rebate and the full fee will be payable by you.

Most private health insurance policies with ‘extras’ cover will offer varied rebates on psychology fees.  Please contact your provider for further information. Please note, you are unable to use both private health insurance and Medicare rebates for your session.

*Please see our FEES page for further information



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