Dr Carmen Spry

Clinical Psychologist

“The journey is never ending. There is always going to be growth, improvement and adversity; you just have to take it all in, and do what’s right, continue to grow and live in the moment.”

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Carmen works Wednesdays and alternate Thursdays and is currently taking new clients. She sees children and adults and has a special interest in family psychology and perinatal mental health. Carmen works alongside her clients to help them achieve real changes in their lives by learning new coping strategies, self-compassion and resilience. Everyone deserves to live a happy, fulfilled and peaceful life and sometimes we all need a little support to overcome obstacles in order to thrive and flourish.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Perinatal Mental Health
Child Psychology
Family Psychology/ Parenting
Life Transitions
Work/Life Balance

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Queensland

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Carmen has been a psychologist for over ten years and has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples and families across a variety of clinical settings. Carmen has facilitated various group programs including CBT for depression, mindfulness stress reduction and the Triple P Positive Parenting Program. She has been trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and a range of other modalities such as Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness Meditation, Solution Focussed Therapy, Emotion Focussed Couples Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Behavioural Family Intervention. In addition to her clinical practice at Lilley Place, she also holds a position as Senior Clinical Psychologist at The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital working in Perinatal Mental Health. Carmen juggles work and family as a single mother of two children and in her spare time enjoys riding her E-bike, bushwalking, playing strategy board games and taking her A-Liner out camping.

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Meet the rest of the team

General Psychologist (Health)

Gordon works Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays and is taking new clients from 12 years and
above. Gordon is a Health Psychology Registrar and is fluent in English and Cantonese. He
values the importance of building a strong rapport with his clients and incorporates a warm,
empathetic approach to his therapy.

General Psychologist (Sport & Exercise)

Sue is an experienced Consultant Psychologist who works Mondays, Tuesdays and one Saturday per month and is presently taking on a small number of new clients. Sue has a strong and diverse background of training and is passionate about making a positive difference in her clients’ lives. Sue guides clients to greater awareness of their experience, and of what is important in their lives; and then works with each individual on developing strategies to help create the desired positive change.

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Kelly works Saturdays and administers assessments.
Kelly Bryden is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who specialises in the assessment of cognitive functioning. She also has experience providing therapy, as well as interventions to improve cognitive functioning.

Clinical Psychologist

Sandy works Wednesdays, Thursdays and is currently taking any Cancer Wellbeing Centre Clients. Sandy is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of her clients, providing evidence-based compassionate care to reduce distress and promote wellbeing, growth and resilience.

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(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