Welcome to Matters of Mind
Your well-being is in good hands
At some stage in our lives many of us can feel we are not coping well. You may feel depressed, angry, anxious or stressed. These issues may stem from challenges within your workplace or your relationships and could be impacting your ability to lead a healthy lifestyle. Your mood not only affects your own life but the lives of those closest to you. At Matters of Mind we aim to empower you to develop the effective skills and tools to manage and sustain a healthy life. By building on your own inherent strengths we’ll help you to create a fulfilling and healthy future.
Dr Samantha Robertson
BBus(Comm) BA(Hons) DPsych(Clin) MAPS
Clinical Psychologist, Dr Samantha Robertson, established Matters of Mind in 2005 with the aim of providing a warm, unbiased and collaborative approach underpinned by evidence-based therapies. Samantha is passionate about supporting individuals to overcome mental health difficulties and challenging life experiences. She has worked with individuals and couples to address issues such as trauma, relationship difficulties, depression, anxiety, emotional/binge eating, anger and grief. Samantha draws from a strong research background and an extensive repertoire of clinical experience previously holding positions in general practice clinics, psychiatric hospital, community health organisations, Queensland Health and job network agency. Samantha enjoys supporting her colleagues and the profession through clinical supervision.
Dr Suzanne Drake
Suzanne has worked in the private practice setting for over 25 years and for over 10 years at Matters of Mind in Red Hill. Suzanne has a special interest in adult mental health, and in particular the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress, perinatal depression, suicide prevention and trauma. Suzanne is also an accredited Triple P (Standard and Stepping Stones) provider. Suzanne’s specialty treatment areas include Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Grief and Bereavement Counselling. In addition to her private practice service delivery as a clinical psychologist, Suzanne has worked as a psychologist for Queensland Health, and as a Senior Research Assistance/Evaluator with the University of Queensland and with Queensland University of Technology. Suzanne is a registered supervisor with AHPRA, and is also a Member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.
Rosie has a warm and collaborative approach and aims to create a supportive environment for her clients. She has worked in the human services sector for over 15 years in community-based organisations, universities and in private practice. Rosie works with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, and complex interpersonally generated trauma. Rosie is also available for supervision.
(BA, Dip psych, MClinP, MAPS, FCCLP, FCEDP)
Josie has over 40 years working as a psychologist in the field of mental health. With speciality endorsement as both a Clinical and Educational & Developmental psychologist, Josie has experience in working with adult mental health and also with children and adolescents a field in which she has amassed specialised expertise, heading up public paediatric psychology services within Children’s Health. In maintaining her contributions to psychology, Josie provides supervision to psychology registrars and interns and is a staff member at QUT’s School of Psychology.
Caitlin is a Clinical Psychologist offering counselling and psychotherapy for adolescents and adults. In addition to her general mental health and wellbeing practice, Caitlin has a special interest in:
- perinatal and infant mental health
- parenting and family wellbeing
- young people (14+ years)
- single event and complex trauma
- cross-cultural and Indigenous mental health and wellbeing.
With 18 years’ experience in the health, social and community services sectors, Caitlin also provides professional supervision for practitioners working in government agencies and community-based organisations.
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Post-Graduate Diploma of Psychology
Master of Clinical Psychology
Registration and Professional Memberships
General registration and area of practice endorsement (clinical psychology) with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA)
Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists
0404 198 721
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(07) 3368 3991
21/152 Musgrave Rd,
Red Hill Queensland