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Janine McEvoy

Senior Psychologist & Director

Bachelor of Science (Psychology) 

Bachelor Social Science (Honours)

Janine McEvoy is the Founder and senior psychologist at Positive Outcomes Psychology. The practice first opened in Mermaid Beach and is now located in Clear Island Waters on the Gold Coast in Queensland.

 

Janine completed her studies in psychology at both University of Southern Queensland and Bond University followed by years of clinical supervision and professional development.

Janine has been a registered practicing psychologist for 17 years, and could see a need in the community for a proactive approach towards mental health, and so Positive Outcomes Psychology began in 2007.

 

She is a registered Medicare and Workcover Provider both in Qld and NSW.

 

Janine is trained in Schema Therapy, CBT, REBT and has reached advanced level of training in EMDR with over 10 years of clinical experience in EMDR application.

 

Janine's approach is authentic, collaborative and analytical, using a problem solving approach to get to the core of her clients psychological issues. Apart from her passion for EMDR, she has an active interest in ADHD both working with parents and children to reach an understanding of the disorder from a person centered perspective. She can assist you in many areas including but not limited to:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Panic Attacks

  • Personality Disorders

  • PTSD

  • Trauma, Developmental Trauma & Abuse

  • Chronic Pain

  • Chronic Disease

  • Addictions

  • Eating Disorders

  • Mental Health Issues

  • Grief and Bereavement

  • Couples Counselling

  • Life Coaching

  • Sport Psychology

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Brittany McEvoy

Provisional Psychologist

Bachelor of Science (Psychology) 

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Brittany has extensive experience in working with children specifically those on the autism spectrum and with ADHD. Her work as a therapy assistant has allowed a smooth transition into psychology to take treatment and therapy to a new level with her clients. Working with children is a true passion of Brittany’s and she brings the skills and technical knowledge of treatment to her practice.

Brittany has a Bachelor of Science from University of Southern Queensland and a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) completed at Bond University. She is also trained in EMDR therapy.

 

Brittany also has a keen interest in working with clients suffering with chronic illnesses, primarily Type 1 Diabetes. The connection with the illness and mental health is at the forefront of Brittany’s research efforts and she looks forward to working with clients that are experiencing mental health struggles due to their diagnoses.

Brittany uses a biopsychosocial approach to her practice with main focus on the nervous system (bio), cognitive elements (EMDR) and behaviours (social).

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Stephanie Alexander

Provisional Psychologist

Bachelor of Popular Music

Master of Communications

Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

Stephanie comes from a background in communications and marketing, choosing a career change into psychology to work more closely with people in a health environment. Coming from media, Stephanie has a unique understanding of the technical world around us with particular focus on social media, understanding its’ effects, both positive and negative.

Stephanie has a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from Monash University in Melbourne as a Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science completed at Bond University here on the Gold Coast. She is also trained in EMDR therapy.

 

She works with clients across the lifespan with the aim of effectively targeting presenting problems in a collaborative manner with the client. Stephanie has a keen interest in working with all clients and the range of psychological areas. A key area of interest is with autoimmune disorders and their connection with mental health. 

Stephanie uses a collaborative and nurturing approach to therapy in order to fully understand her client's needs and goals. She pairs this with focus on biological and cognitive factors as well as behaviours to get to the core of psychological issues.