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Dr Alex Short

Clinical Psychologist

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it

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Alex seeks to provide genuine care, compassion, and unconditional positive regard for his clients whilst also employing the most scientifically supported therapeutic techniques.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Complex Trauma
Anxiety Disorders

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Doctor of Clinical Psychology from the University of Queensland

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Alex completed his Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych) at the University of Queensland. He has experience working in the public health system, for non-government organisations, universities, and in private practice. This has included work with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with a variety of concerns including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, alcohol and substance use problems, grief and loss, adjustment difficulties, schizophrenia, eating disorders, personality disorders, autism spectrum disorders, learning disorders, and child behaviour problems. Alex has a specific interest in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex Trauma. Alex is trained in a variety of treatment approaches and tailors these to clients’ specific needs and preferences. These treatment approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Alex is an accredited provider of the Triple P Positive Parenting Program, The Secret Agent Society Social Skills Program, and has received specialist training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TfCBT).
In his spare time Alex most enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and his passions include travel, sport, and the outdoors.

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Meet the rest of the team

Clinical Psychology Registrar

Sophie is a warm and non-judgmental psychologist, with a background in counselling, who aims to create a collaborative and affirming space for people. She believes in the ability of all people to recover from the difficulties they may face. Sophie is especially interested in working with people who find the process of expressing emotions difficult, as she believes therapy can be for anyone.

Clinical Psychologist

Therese is passionate about helping clients across the lifespan reach their potential and has an authentic, warm and collaborative approach.

Provisional Psychologist

Edwina is a provisional psychologist who is currently completing the 4+2 pathway to registration. Prior to this, Edwina has experience working in drug and alcohol research, as well as an administrative assistant at a private practice. Edwina draws primarily from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TfCBT).

Clinical Psychologist; CWC – Clinical Services Manager

Samantha is a warm and experienced clinician and is committed to working collaboratively with individuals and couples to help them to cope the best they can.

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OUR LOCATION

“Everyone deserves to feel better”

PROUDLY TRUSTED SINCE 2003

(07) 3378 9130
lilleyplace@lilleyplace.com.au
Indooroopilly Shopping Centre

Suite 9, Level 4, 322 Moggill Rd, Indooroopilly QLD 4068

OFFICE HOURS​

Monday: 8.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday: 8.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday: 8.00am – 7.30pm
Thursday: 8.00am – 7.30pm
Friday: 8.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday: Closed

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