PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES BRISBANE

Compassionate care centred around you

Our team of highly qualified and compassionate psychologists are here to support people throughout Brisbane and Australia, based in our convenient Sherwood location or via our online sessions. 

Please note: Online booking available only for existing clients. For new client bookings, please phone 07 3076 2238

Our associations

Individual Therapy

Here at Room to Grow Psychology, we have experienced psychologists who are here to support children, adolescents, parents and adults. We will work with you through individual therapy sessions to find out exactly how we can help you. 

Individual Therapy

Here at Room to Grow Psychology, we have experienced psychologists who are here to support children, adolescents and adults. We will work with you through individual therapy sessions to find out exactly how we can help you. 

Online Therapy

If an online therapy session would be better suited for you, we offer psychology support via an online format. This allows you to receive the support you're looking for, no matter your location.

Online Therapy

If an online therapy session would be better suited for you, we offer psychology support via an online format. This allows you to receive the support you're looking for, no matter your location.

Supervision

We offer professional supervision to psychologists, social workers, counsellors, welfare workers, guidance officers and a range of other professionals in the health industry to ensure that industry standards are not only being maintained, but improved.

Supervision

We offer professional supervision to psychologists, social workers, counsellors, welfare workers, guidance officers and a range of other professionals in the health industry to ensure that industry standards are not only being maintained, but improved.

Assessment

The Room to Grow team provides specialised assessments of children and adolescents for cognitive abilities, achievement abilities, behavioural assessments & ADHD assessments to understand more about the child or teenager entrusted in our care. 

Assessment

The Room to Grow team provides specialised assessments of children and adolescents for cognitive abilities, achievement abilities, behavioural assessments & ADHD assessments to understand more about the child or teenager entrusted in our care. 

Give us a call

Not sure what you're looking for? That's not a problem, our friendly team is here to help. Simply pick up the phone and have a chat to one of our admin team to understand what support is best for you.'

Give us a call

Not sure what you're looking for? That's not a problem, our friendly team is here to help. Simply pick up the phone and have a chat to one of our admin team to understand what support is best for you.'

About our Psychologists

Dr Allanah Hockey

BPsych Sci (Hons), MPsych (Clin), PhD, MAPS

Allanah (she/her) holds a combined Masters/ PhD in Clinical Psychology and has experience working with individuals, groups, and families across private practice, inpatient, and outpatient mental health settings. In addition to her therapeutic work, Allanah has taught Undergraduate Psychology as a sessional academic in university settings.

Allanah is a warm, empathic and compassionate psychologist who values a flexible, strengths-based and collaborative approach to therapy. Allanah enjoys working with clients to help them identify and shift long-held patterns in their thoughts and behaviours that may be contributing to mental health and interpersonal difficulties, as well as building skills to proactively manage mental health.

Allanah utilises a range of evidenced based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • First responders
  • Stress and anger management
  • Adjustment to major life changes
  • Interpersonal difficulties
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Relationship & family of origin issues
  • Improving health and wellbeing

Allanah is a registered provider with the Queensland Police Service SelfRefer program and the Fire and Emergency Services Support Network (FESSN) SelfRefer program.

 

Please note: Online booking available only for existing clients. For new client bookings, please phone 07 3076 2238

Age Range:

  • Adults

Days:

  • Tuesdays
  • Wednesdays
  • Thursdays

Dr Allanah Hockey

Not currently accepting new clients

Dr Allanah Hockey

BPsych Sci (Hons), MPsych (Clin), PhD, MAPS

Allanah (she/her) holds a combined Masters/ PhD in Clinical Psychology and has experience working with individuals, groups, and families across private practice, inpatient, and outpatient mental health settings. In addition to her therapeutic work, Allanah has taught Undergraduate Psychology as a sessional academic in university settings.

Allanah is a warm, empathic and compassionate psychologist who values a flexible, strengths-based and collaborative approach to therapy. Allanah enjoys working with clients to help them identify and shift long-held patterns in their thoughts and behaviours that may be contributing to mental health and interpersonal difficulties, as well as building skills to proactively manage mental health.

Allanah utilises a range of evidenced based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • First responders
  • Stress and anger management
  • Adjustment to major life changes
  • Interpersonal difficulties
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Relationship & family of origin issues
  • Improving health and wellbeing

Allanah is a registered provider with the Queensland Police Service SelfRefer program and the Fire and Emergency Services Support Network (FESSN) SelfRefer program.

 

Please note: Online booking available only for existing clients. For new client bookings, please phone 07 3076 2238

Age Range:

  • Adults

Days:

  • Tuesdays
  • Wednesdays
  • Thursdays

Danielle Bruxel

BA (Hons) Psych, MPsychClin

Dani (she/her) is a Clinical Psychologist with almost 20 years’ experience across a range of areas, including corrections, health, police and defence. She has worked in private practice for several years, assisting adults to improve their mental health and general wellbeing.

Dani has a special interest in Defence, Veteran and First-Responders mental health, and has worked in this field for the past 10 years. She currently offers support to current serving ADF members (approved provider for ADF Health Services BUPA), veterans (via DVA) and first-responders for a variety of issues, including trauma-related mental health.

Dani’s other area of interest is rural and remote mental health. Originally from a rural area herself, she understands the barriers that can be associated with accessing health care, as well as the unique challenges that people in these areas can face.

Areas of Interest:

Dani has an interest in the following areas:

  • Defence, Veteran and First-Responder mental health
  • Rural and remote mental health
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Adjustment issues

Dani draws from a range of evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, EMDR and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Dani is a registered provider with the Queensland Police Service SelfRefer program.

As a board approved supervisor, Dani is also able to offer supervision services to students completing their provisional psychologist internship program.

 

Please note: Online booking available only for existing clients. For new client bookings, please phone 07 3076 2238

Age Range:

  • Adults

Days:

  • Mondays
  • Tuesdays
  • Wednesdays
  • Fridays- telehealth

Danielle Bruxel

Not currently accepting new clients

Danielle Bruxel

BA (Hons) Psych, MPsychClin

Dani (she/her) is a Clinical Psychologist with almost 20 years’ experience across a range of areas, including corrections, health, police and defence. She has worked in private practice for several years, assisting adults to improve their mental health and general wellbeing.

Dani has a special interest in Defence, Veteran and First-Responders mental health, and has worked in this field for the past 10 years. She currently offers support to current serving ADF members (approved provider for ADF Health Services BUPA), veterans (via DVA) and first-responders for a variety of issues, including trauma-related mental health.

Dani’s other area of interest is rural and remote mental health. Originally from a rural area herself, she understands the barriers that can be associated with accessing health care, as well as the unique challenges that people in these areas can face.

Areas of Interest:

Dani has an interest in the following areas:

  • Defence, Veteran and First-Responder mental health
  • Rural and remote mental health
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Adjustment issues

Dani draws from a range of evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, EMDR and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Dani is a registered provider with the Queensland Police Service SelfRefer program.

As a board approved supervisor, Dani is also able to offer supervision services to students completing their provisional psychologist internship program.

 

Please note: Online booking available only for existing clients. For new client bookings, please phone 07 3076 2238

Age Range:

  • Adults

Days:

  • Mondays
  • Tuesdays
  • Wednesdays
  • Fridays- telehealth

Rachel Room

BScPsych, PGradDipPsych, MPsychClin, MAPS

Rachel (she/her) is a Clinical Psychologist with over ten years of experience working in private practice. Rachel has worked in both the public system and the education system, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Postgraduate diploma in Psychology and Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Canberra.

Rachel works with her clients to help them identify and shift long-held patterns in their thoughts and behaviours that may be contributing to interpersonal difficulties and impacting their mood in their day-to-day life. Rachel uses a warm and open approach to create a safe and compassionate space for her clients.

Rachel uses a range of evidence-based interventions including cognitive behaviour therapy, schema therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution focused therapy, and EMDR (eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing).

As a board approved supervisor, Rachel can offer professional development supervision for other psychologists. She has STAP accreditation and has worked with a range of counsellors and psychologists over time to support their learning needs through supervision.

Areas of Interest:

  • Generalised Anxiety or excessive worry
  • Social Anxiety
  • Specific Phobias
  • OCD and intrusive thoughts
  • Panic Attacks
  • Anxiety as a result of anaphylaxis
  • Adjustment to major life changes
  • Trichotillomania
  • Stress and anger management
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Improving health/wellbeing
  • Insomnia

On a personal note, Rachel lives in the local area with her husband, and two sons. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys reading, watching a good movie or TV series, and spending time with friends and family.

 

Please note: Online booking available only for existing clients. For new client bookings, please phone 07 3076 2238

Age Range:

  • Adolescents
  • Adults

Days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesdays
  • Fridays

Rachel Room

Not currently accepting new clients

Rachel Room

BScPsych, PGradDipPsych, MPsychClin, MAPS

Rachel (she/her) is a Clinical Psychologist with over ten years of experience working in private practice. Rachel has worked in both the public system and the education system, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Postgraduate diploma in Psychology and Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Canberra.

Rachel works with her clients to help them identify and shift long-held patterns in their thoughts and behaviours that may be contributing to interpersonal difficulties and impacting their mood in their day-to-day life. Rachel uses a warm and open approach to create a safe and compassionate space for her clients.

Rachel uses a range of evidence-based interventions including cognitive behaviour therapy, schema therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution focused therapy, and EMDR (eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing).

As a board approved supervisor, Rachel can offer professional development supervision for other psychologists. She has STAP accreditation and has worked with a range of counsellors and psychologists over time to support their learning needs through supervision.

Areas of Interest:

  • Generalised Anxiety or excessive worry
  • Social Anxiety
  • Specific Phobias
  • OCD and intrusive thoughts
  • Panic Attacks
  • Anxiety as a result of anaphylaxis
  • Adjustment to major life changes
  • Trichotillomania
  • Stress and anger management
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Improving health/wellbeing
  • Insomnia

On a personal note, Rachel lives in the local area with her husband, and two sons. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys reading, watching a good movie or TV series, and spending time with friends and family.

 

Please note: Online booking available only for existing clients. For new client bookings, please phone 07 3076 2238

Age Range:

  • Adolescents
  • Adults

Days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesdays
  • Fridays

Psychology services provided by people who genuinely care

We genuinely care about your well-being and have years of experience providing compassionate care centred around you. Room to Grow is committed to providing high quality services intentionally designed to support you.

Located in Sherwood, our team is made up of experienced and caring people who all have a passion for helping others, in whatever format that looks like – through individual therapy, assessment or supervision services. Our goal is to support you in the way that you deserve.

 

Accessible care when you need it

Psychologists known for their compassion and care

All of our psychologists have been asked to be part of Room to Grow because of their compassion and genuine care.

Servicing Australia-wide

We are dedicated to ensuring that everyone across Brisbane and Australia has access to the support they need, when they need it. Whether it's a face-to-face session, or online, we are here for you.

Telehealth available

We are committed to providing support for everyone, and understand that face-to-face sessions may not always feel possible. That's why we have Telehealth sessions available, so you're always able to chat to a psychologist.

Support tailor-made for you

We know first-hand that each person is unique in the way that they feel encouraged and supported. That's why our support is tailor-made to you, to make sure you always leave our doors knowing that you are genuinely cared for.

Wide range of knowledge & experience

Our psychologists have a vast array of experience and expertise and are well-equipped to talk to you about the care you are looking for.

Open, diverse & inclusive practice

Room to Grow is an open, diverse and inclusive environment to welcome anyone through our doors, and we take steps every day to ensure we are bringing this vision to life.

How it works

Step 1

Call us

Chat with our friendly admin team and work out which psychologist will be the best fit for you or your child. 

Step 2

Select your appointment

Choose the time and day that will be best for you. You can book your first few appointments to lock in convenient times and ensure consistency.

Step 3

Fill out forms

Prior to your appointment, your forms will be sent online to save taking up time in your appointment. You can fill these out in your own time.

Step 4

Attend session

Attend your appointment at our Sherwood office or online if you prefer – whichever option works best for you.

Room to Grow Psychology is not a crisis service

In an emergency situation, please call 000 or present to your nearest emergency department of your local hospital.

We're here to support you

Our psychologists are ready to provide support that is centred around you. Take the first step in your journey with us and give us a call.