See the diverse range of qualifications and many years’ experience of the staff at North Queensland Psychology Services.
Graduate Diploma in Pedagogics/ Social Work (MA level), Teachers College of Freiburg/ Germany
Graduate Diploma in Psychology (MA level), University of Freiburg/ Germany, specialising in clinical and educational psychology
Michael completed his postgraduate studies in Clinical and Educational Psychology at of Freiburg/Germany in 1980.
Following years of travel as a backpacker he fell in love with Tropical North Queensland where he settled with his family in 1987. Michael has always been keen to assist people with their life challenges and personal growth, looking for better and more effective ways to help clients on their personal journey. He takes a holistic, multi-level approach.
Michael was one of the first psychologists in Townsville who was trained in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to help clients to find greater fulfilment in their personal life. Michael has been working in private practice over 30 years. Michael has experience in all areas of Mental Health issues. His areas of interest are Stress, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Depression, Anger, substance abuse, PTSD, relationship problems, Hypnosis, EMDR
Available for Phone and Skype sessions only
Tracy has over thirty years’ experience delivering therapeutic interventions with adults, children, couples and families, and has lived and worked throughout Australia. She is registered as a Provisional Psychologist and is a Senior EAP Counsellor. She also delivers group training programs in the workplace, on a range of topics from stress management to addiction and including psychoeducation drawing on recent developments in neuropsychology and attachment theory. She is passionate about helping people identify their own strengths and supporting them to build on these to respond to the challenges that life may bring.
Areas of Expertise
GREAT NEWS: Tracy informed us that she expects to receive full registration when approved by AHPRA.
We have three new practitioners at NQPS who we soon will introduce:
* Robyn Lowe, registered psychologist
* William Schmitt, mental health accredited social worker
* Yolanda van der Kruk, MSc Psych (ClinNeuro) registered psychologist and neurodevelopmental consultant