About Us

Our highly experienced psychologists are trained in the latest treatment techniques and are ready to provide support to children, adolescents, adults and older persons.

Our team at Ramsay Psychology Southport is made up of degree-qualified psychologists, who are registered with APHRA and offer a wide range of evidence-based therapies.

Face-to-face and telehealth (web-based video) appointments are available. To find out more about our individual psychologists, click here.

Referrals

You do not need a doctor’s referral to book an appointment (in person or via telehealth) at Ramsay Psychology Southport. However, if you have been referred by your GP with a Mental Health Treatment Plan, you will be able to claim a Medicare rebate. This will cover part of the cost of a number of sessions in a calendar year. Your doctor can address the referral to Ramsay Psychology or specifically to one of our psychologists. If you do not already have a Mental Health Treatment Plan and you wish to access this rebate, contact your GP or psychiatrist.

Clients who hold private health insurance may be eligible for a partial refund. Contact your health fund for more information.

Ramsay Psychology psychologists and practice staff offer concessions and fee structures for individuals who are Concession Card Holders, or covered by NDIS (self-funded only), MAIC, OSHC and WorkCover. These are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Appointments

Appointments can be booked by calling us on 07 3515 5740, or by emailing Southport.RPP@ramsaypsychology.com.au. We are happy to answer any questions you may have before making an appointment.

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The team of psychologists at Ramsay Psychology Southport provide psychological support for a wide range of mental health concerns experienced by children, adolescents, adults and older persons. These symptoms and conditions include but are not limited to:

  • Addictions
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Anxiety
  • Complex trauma
  • Couple Counselling
  • Depression
  • Domestic or family violence
  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Excoriation
  • Life transitions
  • Emotion dysregulation
  • Employment-related stress
  • Gerontology
  • Grief & loss
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Mood disorders
  • Motivation and engagement
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Pain
  • Parenting
  • Perinatal, postnatal and antenatal depression and anxiety
  • Personality disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychometric testing
  • Psychosis (early onset)
  • Relationship and family difficulties
  • Self esteem and development
  • Sexuality
  • Sleep disorders
  • Social work
  • Stress and burnout
  • Substance misuse
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Tics or Tourette’s disorder
  • Trauma
  • Trichotilomania
  • Work stress

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X Therapy Types

Our psychologists use a range of therapies to assist in the treatment of clients. Some of these may include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness based therapies
  • Parenting interventions and attachment-based therapies
  • Systemic Family Therapy
  • Schema Therapy

See more information about our psychologists here


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X Psychometric Testing

Ramsay Psychology provides psychometric testing. This is a process by which a person’s cognitive, psychological, emotional and behavioural functioning is comprehensively assessed through a detailed interview and standardised testing. Psychometric testing may be needed for a new or corrected diagnosis of certain conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Learning Disorders and Dementia.

 


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Ramsay Psychology has appointments available during the following times.

    • Monday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Please note: Times may vary slightly to those listed above depending on the availability of psychologists.

For more information or to talk to someone about booking an appointment with one of our psychologists, please contact the friendly team at: 

Phone: 07 3515 5740
Fax: 1300 171 786

Email: Southport.RPP@ramsaypsychology.com.au

Ramsay Psychology Southport is located at Level 3, 127 Queen Street, Southport QLD 4215. 

Free parking is available in the Queen St Village Precinct.

 

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Dr Arina Baharin

Clinical Psychologist Registrar
Service:
Psychology
Practices:
Ramsay Psychology Southport
Fax:
1300 171 786
Arina is an honest, transparent and trustworthy registered psychologist, who is passionate about being that supportive person to guide you through life’s challenges.
Qualifications:
PhD(Psych), MPsych(Clin), MSc(Psychological Research), BScPsych(Hons)

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Margaret Campbell

Registered Psychologist
Service:
Psychology
Practices:
Ramsay Psychology Southport
Fax:
1300 171 786
Margaret is a Registered Psychologist at Ramsay Psychology Southport, with extensive clinical experience in a wide variety of mental health presentations.. Margaret works with both adolescent and adult clients to manage a comprehensive range of symptoms and conditions including depression, anxiety, mood disorders, psychosis, complex trauma, personality disorders, addiction and substance abuse, emotional and behavioural problems, suicidality and self-harming behaviours. Other areas of expertise include providing care to women who experience Domestic and Family Violence, parenting difficulties and perinatal mental health concerns.
Qualifications:
BA(SocSci), PGDip(Psych)

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Dr Sophia Franks

Clinical Psychologist
Service:
Psychology
Practices:
Ramsay Psychology Southport
Fax:
1300 171 786
Dr Sophia Franks is a clinical psychologist with over twenty-four years of experience working as a psychologist within both public and private sectors in the areas of child and adolescent, perinatal, and adult psychiatry. She takes an empathic and research-based approach to providing psychological care, working closely with individuals and families to support their mental health, well-being and functioning. Dr Franks completed her PhD in the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. During this time, she was appointed to a senior psychology position and was awarded a Murdoch Institute grant for her research, which the International Association published for the Study of Pain.
Qualifications:
BBus, BA,GDip ProfPsy, GDip (Parent Infant Mental Health), MPsy(Clin), PhD

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Alina Ileana

Clinical Psychologist
Service:
Psychology
Practices:
Ramsay Psychology Southport
Fax:
1300 171 786
Alina is a Clinical Psychologist with experience in psychotherapy, personal development, mental health and disability. She has more than 17 years of experience in the field of clinical psychology. She works with young adults and adults.
Qualifications:
BPsych, MA(ClinPsych)

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Dragos Ileana

Clinical Psychologist
Service:
Psychology
Practices:
Ramsay Psychology Southport
Fax:
1300 171 786
Dragos is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist with almost 20 years of experience working in both public and private mental health sector. He has gained experience in working cross-culturally in a wide range of mental health and relationship issues, as well as, in assisting his clients to reach their innate potential and enable personal growth, improved wellbeing and to live a meaningful life. 
Qualifications:
BSc(Psych), MPsych(Clin), MAPS, FCCLP

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Dr Stefan Rethfeldt

Clinical Psychologist
Service:
Psychology
Practices:
Ramsay Psychology Southport
Fax:
1300 171 786
Stefan is an experienced senior Clinical Psychologist offering compassionate, collaborative and evidence-based assessment and psychotherapy for individuals and groups. He works from a humanistic and client centred base and tries to make each session as meaningful as possible for each person.
Qualifications:
BEd, MSc(Ed.Psych), BHSc(Hons), PhD(Psych), MPsych(Clin).

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Molly Robbins

Clinical Psychologist
Service:
Psychology
Practices:
Ramsay Psychology Southport
Ramsay Psychology Coolangatta
Fax:
1300 171 786
Molly is a Clinical Psychologist at Ramsay Psychology Cooolangatta and Southport, with over 22 years of experience working with adults, adolescents and children experiencing depression and anxiety, stress, trauma and grief, workplace issues, anger, parenting and relationship difficulties, health concerns related to injury and illness, as well as bipolar, personality and psychotic disorders.
Qualifications:
BSocSc(Psych), BAppSc(Hons), MCLPsych, MAPS, FCCLP

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Luciana Romano

Clinical Psychologist Registrar
Service:
Psychology
Practices:
Ramsay Psychology Southport
Fax:
1300 171 786
Luciana is a registered psychologist who has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in diverse clinical settings including private practice, primary and secondary schools, and community services. Luciana believes in establishing a collaborative and supportive therapeutic relationship with her clients where sessions are tailored toward the client’s unique needs and goals. By providing a safe and non-judgmental space Luciana helps clients develop skills to improve their functioning and quality of life. Luciana works with clients from culturally diverse backgrounds and provides therapies in English and Portuguese.
Qualifications:
BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Prof), MPsych (Clin)