Fees: $110 per session private client fee
$35.20 Gap fee for MHCP clients
Private Health Rebates
Bulk Bill Health Care Card Holders with MHCP
Neil is a psychotherapist, counsellor and mental health social worker who’s practised since 1980. He has extensive experience working in private practice, health, community mental health and counselling sectors in Victoria and Queensland. He is an accredited Medicare, WorkCover Qld and Employee Assistance Counsellor and has practised in Mental Health, Alcohol Drug and Forensics Services, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Occupational Assistance Services Australia, Davidson Trahaire Trauma Management Consultants, Gambling Help Services, Relationships Australia and Lifeline Qld. He lectures for the Counselling Program at the University of the Sunshine Coast in several subject including Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Abuse and Crisis Intervention and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. Neil is also a former trainer with primary care and General Practice Divisions in Victoria.
Neil is proficient in several therapies including Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Couples Therapy, Minduflness, Brief Solution Focused Therapy and Hypnotherapy. Neil works with a variety of mental health issues and provides consultation services on:
Personal Problem Solving
Depression and anxiety disorders
Grief, loss and bereavement
Trauma and post-traumatic stress
Mentoring and Supervision for Social Workers and Counsellors
His speciality is utilisation of the strength based resilience and recovery model using Client Directed Outcome Informed Counselling which has been evaluated as improving the effectiveness of counselling outcomes by up to 65%.