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

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

Without restricting his practice to any particular life issue, our Psychologists welcomes all enquiries for therapy, with a special interest in:

  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Trauma – including emergency services personnel
  • DVA
  • Grief & Loss
  • Children & Adolescents
  • Athlete Wellbeing
  • Substance Misuse & other issues of dependence
  • Chronic pain & Illness (e.g., arthritis, diabetes, and other health concerns)
  • Lifestyle change
  • LGBTI friendlyA Medicare rebate is available to people seeking a psychological service from Psychology @ Sports & Spinal under a Mental Health Treatment Plan provided by a GP, psychiatrist, or paediatrician. Most private health insurers also provide an annual allowance for psychological services.

Psychology Services

Psychology @ Sports & Spinal, is deeply committed to ethical practice, integrity, confidentiality, understanding, and a caring approach to counselling. 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

Performance Psychology

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 endeavour.

Sport can place great demands on athletes. Therefore, in addition to assisting athletes achieve their sporting goals, Our Psychology team is equally concerned about assisting athletes 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
  • Goal Setting
  • Performance Routines
  • Performance Analysis
  • Leadership
  • Resilience & Mental Toughness
  • Mental Recovery & Restoration
  • Career Transition
  • Weight Management & Eating Disorders
  • Performance Restoration
  • Attentional Focus
  • Imagery/ Visualisation
  • Conflict Resolution/ Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Anxiety Management
  • Debriefing & Program Evaluation
  • Critical Incident Management
  • Injury Management
  • Mental Preparation
  • Communication Skills
  • Team Building
  • Motivation
  • Travel
  • Sleep
  • Over Training & Burnout
  • Error Recovery
  • High Performance/Team Culture

Whether you are seeking enhanced performance in the arena, or assistance with life away from competition, Psychology @ Sports & Spinal is well placed to assist you achieve your goals. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your sport, exercise, and performance needs.

Contact Details

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North Lakes:

Meet our 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

Performance 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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