We now offer Psychology from our Nambour, Coolum and North Lakes clinics.

Searching for a psychologist in South East Queensland?  Our practice has an experienced team of Psychologists dedicated to providing the highest quality psychological care to foster meaningful and lasting change in our clients lives.

We believe that a strong relationship between client and therapist is the foundation through which a client will progress towards their therapeutic and life goals.  Psychology @ Sports & Spinal offer a range of flexible service delivery options to suit your needs:

In-office • Mobile • Video Conferencing • Teleconferencing

Booking can be made online or contacting our clinic directly, we do not require a referral from your GP to get booked in however to see our clinical psychologist under the Mental Health Care Plan by Medicare you will need to see your GP, the process starts with your GP preparing a Mental Health Care Plan which you then bring to your first appointment. A Mental Health Care Plan is not required to receive a rebate from your private health fund.

Psychology @ Sports & Spinal is deeply committed to ethical practice, integrity, confidentiality, understanding, and a caring approach to counseling. Our Psychologists are committed to working with individuals, couples, and groups with an enthusiasm for delivering workshops and seminars on a range of topics relating to life, health, performance, and sport subjects.

Our Psychologists have experience working with people facing a variety of psychological difficulties, including:

 

·  Depression ·  Anxiety/ Stress ·  Trauma
·  Eating Disorders ·  Lifestyle Change ·  Chronic Pain
·  Diabetes ·  Arthritis ·  Cardiac Problems
·  Weight Loss ·  Treatment Adherence ·  Hypertension
·  Injury Management ·  Initiating Exercise Programs ·  Terminal Illness
·  Return to Work Programs ·  Addiction ·  Sleep Difficulties
·  LBGTIQ Community ·  Relationship Counselling ·  Military & Emergency Services

Sports & Spinal Physio Nambour is conveniently located on the Sunshine Coast. This practice is situated at 1/ 2-4 Nambour Mapleton Road right across the road from the Nambour Hospital, conveniently located near Bli BliMalenyWoombyeParklandsBurnsideMontville and Palmwoods.

Are you looking for an edge in your sport performance? Psychology @ Sports & Spinal can help you achieve your goals.

Athletes and sporting organisations are continually seeking an advantage over the competition and it is the mental side of the game that is quite often the edge that they need. Our Psychologists have the knowledge and experience to assist you achieve excellence in your sporting endeavor.

Sport can place great demands on athletes. Therefore, in addition to assisting athletes to achieve their sporting goals, Our Psychology team is equally concerned about assisting athletes to achieve balance, and wellbeing away from the arena.

At Psychology, Our Psychologists have a passion for assisting individuals, teams, and organisations, whether younger or older, social or elite, achieve their sport and wellbeing goals. Below are some examples of the areas in which Psychology can assist you:

·  Sport/ Life Balance ·  Performance Restoration ·  Performance Analysis
·  Goal Setting ·  Attentional Focus ·  Injury Management
·  Performance Routines ·  Imagery/ Visualisation ·  Mental Preparation
·  Critical Incident Management ·  Conflict Resolution/ Management ·  Debriefing & Program Evaluation
·  Leadership ·  Mental Recovery & Restoration ·  Weight Management & Eating Disorders
·  Resilience & Mental Toughness ·  Risk Assessment ·  Communication Skills
·  Career Transition ·  Anxiety Management ·  Team Building
·  Motivation ·  Travel ·  Sleep
·  Over Training & Burnout ·  Error Recovery ·  High Performance/Team Culture

Coolum Sports and Spinal Physio is located in beautiful Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast. You can find us at 19 Birtwill Street, on the first floor of the building ‘Matlow Place’,  conveniently located near Peregian Beach, Yandina, and Mudjimba.

Sports & Spinal Maroochydore is located in beautiful Cotton Tree on the Sunshine Coast. This practice is situated at Ground Floor, Chateau Royale, Cnr Sixth Avenue & Memorial Ave, Cotton Tree, Maroochydore QLD 4558, conveniently located near Alexandra Headland, Mooloolaba and Cotton Tree.

Sports & Spinal Physio Redcliffe is located at 23/101 George St, Kippa-Ring. Conveniently situated within the Peninsula Specialist Centre, conveniently located near RothwellKippa-RingMargateWoody Point Scarborough and Clontarf. Redcliffe Sports & Spinal can be easily accessed via car or public transport.

Sports and Spinal Physio Chermside is situated at Suite 2, 832 Gympie Road, opposite the Westfield Shopping Centre. Just a short drive north of Brisbane’s central business district, our Chermside clinic is conveniently located near AspleyCarseldineEverton ParkMitcheltonNundahStaffordBoondallBanyoTaigum, and Wavell Heights. The clinic can easily be accessed via car or public transport.

Meet our Sports & Spinal team of Psychologists

Damien Stewart -

Psychologist

Damien has completed a Master of Applied Psychology (Sport & Exercise) and a Master of Philosophy (Psychology) degree at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, an Associate Member of the College of Sport & Exercise Psychology, and a member of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology. Damien is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. As well as this, Damien is a full Member of the College of Sport and Exercise Psychology and a Convenor of the APS Military and Emergency Services Interest Group. Damien came to psychology from a 19-year career in the emergency services sector at both the state and federal level. During this time, he worked in a variety of areas that called for excellence in performance and a dedication to achieving highly valued organisational outcomes.  Damien is registered to work within the Medicare, WorkCover Queensland, and private health insurance systems.

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Julia Camporeale -

Psychologist

Julia has many years of experience as both a psychologist and physiotherapist making her perfectly positioned to have a great understanding of both professions, particularly the overall pain experience and its underpinnings and complexities for clients. Through working for many years with physiotherapy injuries but also in areas of long term pain throughout many regions of Australia, Julia has developed her skills and a deep understanding of both physical pain and the psychology behind it. Julia has worked in the paediatric physiotherapy field for over three years and has developed a specialist area in working with children, particularly with autism spectrum disorder and in disability management.

Julia is available for Psychology and Paediatric Physiotherapy appointments at our Redcliffe and North Lakes location.

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Domonique Doyle -

Psychologist

Domonique is a performance psychologist who has received a Master of Psychology (Sport and Exercise) from the University of Queensland. Domonique has a diverse range of experience working in mental health including mental health case management, clinical psychology work (assessment and clinical cases), performance psychologist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and several sports academies, spinal cord injury, NDIS, work cover, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, and general psychological counselling and services.

Domonique is passionate about helping clients improve their quality of life and achieve goals in a safe and heard environment through face-to-face, telehealth, and/or video platform.

Without restricting to any presenting issue, Domonique welcomes all enquiries for therapy with a special interest in depression and anxiety, athlete wellbeing, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) support, work cover (including pain and injury support), substance use, LBTIQ+, and general counselling.

Please feel free to book an appointment with Domonique in the Coolum office.

 

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Kate Brayley -

Psychologist

Kate is a registered general and performance psychologist with a Master of Psychology (Sport and Exercise) from the University of Queensland. She has practised as a psychologist in a wide range of settings including the performing arts, sport and exercise, clinical psychology, and drug and alcohol support services. She draws on a range of evidence-based therapies to promote self-awareness and support clients to develop and maintain social, emotional, mental and physical health and well-being. She has a genuine, warm and respectful style, and believes that everyone has the potential and ability to realise their own strengths. She is interested in the relationship between physical and mental/emotional health, and in the benefits of being proactive in the prevention of mental health issues.

Her areas of interest and experience include:

  • Managing and developing lifestyle changes
  • Supporting life transitions
  • Providing support for injury and pain management
  • Dealing with stress, anxiety and depression
  • Overcoming barriers to exercise/physical activity
  • Building self-esteem and confidence
  • Managing goal setting and action planning

Kate is available for Psychology appointments at Sports & Spinal Chermside clinic

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