Welcome to Mind Potential Psychology

A trusted practice serving the Sunshine Coast for over 10 years with convenient locations in Birtinya and Sippy Downs. Whether you prefer in-person sessions or telehealth appointments, our dedicated team is here to support your mental health journey.

At Mind Potential Psychology, we understand the significance of the therapist-client relationship. That’s why we take the time to match you with the most experienced therapist suited to your specific concerns. Recognising that psychology is not a onesize-fits-all approach, we provide personalised treatment plans tailored to help you achieve your mental health goals. Our skilled team offers evidence-based psychological treatments for adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families.


We are trained in a variety of modalities, including (but not limited to): Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness-based therapies, and treatments for Eating Disorders. At Mind Potential Psychology, your wellbeing is our priority. Let us help you unlock your potential and achieve lasting mental wellness.


We provide support for a wide range of concerns, including:

      • Child and Adolescent behaviour and emotional functioning
      • Parenting skills
      • Anxiety Disorders and excessive worry
      • Coping with Stress
      • Depression and Mood Disorders
      • ADHD, ASD
      • Stress Management
      • Body Image Concerns and Eating Disorders
  • Pain Management
  • Peri and Post-natal Anxiety & Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Grief and loss
  • Adjusting to change and Life transitions
  • Anger
  • Sleep problem and insomnia
  • Transgender and Gender Diverse
  • Substance Abuse
  • OCD
  • Self-esteem
  • Workcover
  • NDIS
  • Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Insurance, and much more
AllPsychologistsProvisional PsychologistsCounsellor
Danielle M.

Dr Danielle Mccarthy

Clinical Psychologist / Clinic Director
Amber V.

Amber Vonhoff

Clinical Psychologist / Senior Psychologist
Anita H.

Anita Hosking

Nicole Wannenburg

Nicole Wannenburg

Clinical Psychologist
Michael P.

Michael Pastorello

Breanna H.

Breanna Holden

Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Louise Staines

Dr. Louise Staines

Clinical Psychologist
Julie B.

Julie Bignill

Nicola M

Nicola Mitchell

Clinical Psychologist

Chelle Whitburn

Melanie Williams

Melanie Williams

Graeme Rawson

Graeme Rawson

Sian 1

Sian Carr

Provisional Psychologist

Emanuele Latino

Psychologist/ Psychotherapist

Derek McLellan

Clinical Psychologist Registrar

Stephanie Price

Louise Read 1

Louise Read

Provisional Psychologist
Bridget O'Brien

Bridget O’Brien

Alison Dobson

Alison Dobson


Patrick O’Brien


Did you know we are currently offering a complimentary 15m phone call with our counsellor Alison Dobson.


To learn more about Alison, please head to our counselling services page or to book your phone call, please follow the below link.

Alison Dobson

Click Birtinya location > Counselling > Counselling 15 min complimentary phone call

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