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Expert Brisbane Psychologists & Psychiatrists

Our team of passionate psychologists & psychiatrists
We have an experienced team of expert Brisbane psychologists and we’d like to introduce you to the team. Each of our psychologists are hand picked for their warmth, expertise and training. We know when choosing a therapist it’s important to pick someone that’s just the right fit for you, take a look at our team’s different expertise to pick your perfect psychologist.

Our team have a diverse range of strengths and diverse clients to match them. We work out of our beautiful, central practice with individuals, couples, groups, executives and entrepreneurs. We have performance psychologists helping people to be their best, a psychiatrist providing expert pharmacology care, clinical and counseling psychologists that can help with depression, anxiety, stress, grief and so much more. We’re always adding new and talented members to our team so get in touch and our friendly staff can match you up to the perfect person for you.

A GP referral is required for for psychiatrist appointments, and GP Better Access Mental Health Care Plans are required for psychologist appointments. Medicare rebates are available and there is also a “gap fee” payable for each session – see here for more details. Currently minimal waiting time for psychology appointments, 2 – 3 months for psychiatry appointments.
Dr. Rob Purssey 
Adult and Adolescent Psychiatrist, ACT Therapist, Pharmacology Expert
Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm
Rob is a Consultant Psychiatrist with over 20 years’ experience and is also a highly skilled ACT therapist. He is passionate about helping his clients achieve long-lasting benefits in their lives. Rob hopes his work with you will maximise your potential for a rich, full and meaningful life. Science, compassion, mindfulness, acceptance, values, and community inspire Rob’s life and work.
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Marcela Costanzo
Clinical Psychologist – Bsc Psych (Hons), MPsych (Clinical), MAPS
Mondays (Telehealth) 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesdays 10:00am – 5:00 pm
Fridays 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Marcela is a clinical psychologist and ACT clinician who is passionate about using modern cognitive behaviour therapies, in particular Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (i.e. ACT!), to help ease many common human struggles. She has expertise in helping clients with a range of presentations including but not limited to anxiety, depression, life transitions, acute stress, relationship issues, change of careers, adjustment disorders, grief and loss, sleep difficulties, self-esteem, chronic pain and body image (all ages).
Marcela Costanzo - Central Brisbane Psychologist
Sam Zimmer
Psychologist - BA (Psych)Qld GDipPsych Monash, Assoc MAPS
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
Sam has a diverse background working as a student counsellor, a psychologist, and a research field worker.
Sam has spent much of his working career within the university setting as a student counsellor. He has also worked as a psychologist in private practice and as a research field worker in the School of Psychology and Social Work at QUT. The most meaningful part of Sam's work as a psychologist is learning about people’s lives from the unbearably painful periods to post traumatic growth.
Sebastian Barbero
Bachelor of Psychology, Master of Clinical Psychology
Availability: Wednesdays 1:00pm – 7:00pm
Sebastian’s wide experience comes from working in a variety of settings, both in the public and private sectors. He is particularly interested in working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing a range of mental health issues including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress, drug and alcohol dependency, anger management, grief and loss, interpersonal difficulties, family issues, and trauma.
Georgia Watkins-Allen
Clinical Psychologist -BA (Psychology); Hons; Masters of Clinical Psychology; MAPS; AABCAP
Mondays 9:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesdays 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Georgia works from a holistic perspective working together with you to maximize your effective adjustment to the many different and difficult life challenges that arise. If it’s humanly possible, it’s normal. It’s about finding the optimal balance for you. By helping you to explore your full potential, while living a value based life, you can choose to respond optimally to the world rather than defensively reacting to it where you may find yourself getting lost or completely stuck.
Jeremy Villanueva
Psychologist – BPsych (Honours), MAppPsych (Sport & Exercise), MAPS
Tuesdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fridays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jeremy is a registered psychologist who has a genuine interest in helping people and making a difference to their lives. His warm and easy-going nature allows others to open up and engage during sessions. He enjoys staying active, getting outdoors, travelling, and meeting new people.
Jeremy has worked in a variety of settings such as sport and exercise, drug and alcohol use, chronic pain and injury rehabilitation. He has also worked with a range of ages including children, adolescents, up to older adults. In particular, Jeremy is passionate about working in performance psychology to maximise a person’s full potential.
Ali Flint
Registered Psychologist - B. Psychology (Hons); Associate MAPS; AABCAP
Wednesdays 9:00am-3:00pm
Ali is a compassionate, highly intuitive psychologist with over 15 years of clinical experience. Friendly, down-to-earth and practical in her approach, Ali seeks to truly connect with her clients and support them to tap into their own inner wisdom and strength. Ali is a natural teacher and believes that information is power – the more people understand, the more they can change the type of person they wish to be and the type of life they want to live.
Tomas Tapper
Performance and General Psychologist -
MAppPsyc (Sport & Exercise), BA (Psych), PGDip (Psych/Sc), MAPS (CoSEP)
Tuesdays – 8am – 4pm
Thursdays – 10am – 2:00pm
Tomas provides individual psychological support and treatment to children, adolescents, and adults for a range of presenting issues. Tomas understands that no two clients are alike, and as such, tailors his approach to the individual. His counselling style is about building a relationship to work together with the client so that they can determine and pursue the goals that are most important to them, not someone else’s agenda. Tomas works primarily with the psychological therapy techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness. 
Nikita Kotlarov
Psychologist, ACT Therapist, MAPS, Coach, Counsellor - BBehSci, BA(Crim), BPsychSci(Hons)
Fridays 8am-12pm
Expertise: Couples, relationships. Adult and Adolescent anxiety, depression, struggles with stress and trauma, chronic pain.

Nik has experience working in different settings and provides a range of treatments, including high suicide risk as well as workplace issues. His approach is Client-centred and he uses the latest scientific advancements to tailor the best intervention to help Clients reduce pain and suffering and move to effectively pursue vital life. For more information: www.mindzone.com.au
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Appointment Fees
All of our therapists are registered with medicare, and so you are eligible for medicare rebates.

Each session is an hour long, sometimes therapists fees can vary but on average the gap fee is $90-160 plus medicares contribution. All offer concessions at their discretion to those struggling to afford full fee of about half the full “gap”, and all our therapists will very occasionally offer “bulk bill” or no gap fee sessions.

Our psychiatrists charge about $238 gap fee for first, assessment session, then about $225 gap for hourly sessions thereafter. Our psychiatrists also offer concessions at their discretion to those struggling to afford full fee of about half the full “gap”, and will very occasionally offer “bulk bill” or no gap fee sessions. Please note a $150 deposit is required for an initial consultation with Dr. Purssey.

Full fees (including Medicare component) are payable at the time of appointment by EFTPOS, Credit Card or cash, AND instant online Medicare rebating of all the fee except the “gap” will be available at the Centre. Please call our receptionists on 3193 1072 with any queries
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    7 Marie Street, Milton
    Brisbane, QLD 4064
    07 3193 1072
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    Monday, Thursday, Friday:  8:30am-5:30pm

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