Psychology

We offer clinical psychology services tailored to the needs of each patient and their family. Our psychologists can provide:

  • Help to improve your wellbeing and engagement with treatment
  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychological, emotional and behavioural disorders
  • Pain management

Our services

We offer psychological support in many inpatient units across the hospital and a range of specialist outpatient services. These include:

  • Clinical Health Psychology
  • Clinical Neuropsychology (Huntington’s disease, epilepsy surgery, head injury and dementia)
  • Cancer
  • Cardiology (heart disease)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neonatology and Maternity
  • Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery (bones and joints)
  • Renal (kidney disease)
  • Kidney Health Clinic (North Lakes and Nundah)
  • Home Dialysis (Stafford)
  • Rehabilitation and Clinical Neuropsychology Memory Clinic (Geriatric Assessment and Rehabilitation Unit)
  • Thoracic (breathing, lung and sleep issues)
  • Tinnitus
  • Gender Services

Common reasons for referral

  • Increased anxiety, depression and anger
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Medically-unexplained physical symptoms
  • Phobias preventing treatment
  • Dealing with serious or chronic illness or disease
  • Psychological issues related to pregnancy and parenthood

How to access this service

Internal referral only

No external referrals are accepted for this service other than the Gender Service. You can only access these other services when you are staying in hospital or if you have been referred by a hospital clinician. Inpatient referrals can expect a response during business hours.

Outpatient referrals will be seen at the first mutually-convenient time available.

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing and mobility aids
For an outpatient or clinic appointment
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait

Clinics

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Contact us

Location: Level 2, Dr James Mayne Building
Phone: (07) 3646 8268
Fax: (07) 3646 7511
Open: Monday-Friday 8.00am-4.30pm

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.