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  • Psychologists identify and change patterns of behaviour which are having a negative impact on your health, relationships, performance, or social interactions.

  • Psychologists focus on changing attitudes and behaviours to develop, motivate, change and empower clients.

  • Are you struggling with your relationship with your child? We can help you with that..
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  • Are there barriers to you spending time with your child/ children post separation or divorce?
         Do you feel discouraged? despair?
         We can help you with this
         If a community values its children it must cherish their parents.     (Bowlby, 1951, p. 84)

Welcome to DJM Psychological Services

Psychologists in this practice help:

- Children & Adolescents

- Families including Foster Care Settings and blended families

- Couples or Individuals preparing for Adoption

- Parents with parenting issues

- Teachers and care workers dealing with workplace stress or vicarious trauma

- Educational settings

We aim to support you improve well-being, relationships, and performance. We help you develop coping strategies for managing difficult situations.
Whether you want to work through personal challenges or improve your professional performance, productivity, one of our registered professional psychologists will be able to help you.

What does a psychologist do?

Psychologists focus on changing attitudes and behaviours to develop, motivate, change and empower clients. Psychologists help you identify and change patterns of behaviour which are having a negative impact on your health, relationships, performance, or social interactions.

Accreditation

1.Approved for Medicare Rebates.
2.Accredited for Supervision of Psychologists in Training (AHPRA).
3.Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
4.Member of the College of Educational & Developmental Psychologists (CEDP)
5.Members of Queensland College of Teachers (QCT)
6.Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
7.Chartered Status (BPS) and Member of the Division of Education and Child Psychologists (DECP)
8.Accredited for Psychological Testing (PTC)
9.Member of Well-Being Australia (WBA)
10.Member of the International Society of Trauma Stress Studies (ISTSS)
11.Registered Teacher. (QCT) and NSW
DJM Psychological Services practices in

West End (Brisbane), Eagleby (Logan), and Newtown (Sydney).

Martin Seligman: Why is psychology good?
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Our areas of expertise:

Separation & Divorce


Are you worried about the impact of your separation/ divorce on your child/ children? We can help you . . .

  • Comply with court ordered counselling, assessment and reporting.
  • Support your child after separation.
  • Problem solve parent contact/ custody issues.
  • Receive support with Domestic Violence.
  • Explore Child Safety Concerns
  • Create blended families

Education Issues


Does your child have difficulties with school and learning? We can help you with this. We can complete comprehensive assessments that look at:


  • your child's ability to think and reason (cognitive assessments)
  • your child ability to interact with other people (social skills)
  • your child's favourite interests
  • your child's favourite reward/ motivations
  • your child's level of independence
  • your child's reading, spelling & writing (literacy) and maths (numeracy) skills
  • your child's emotional wellbeing, self-esteem and sense of resilience

Trauma Counselling


Are you a case manager of a child in out of home care ? Looking for support with attachment based therapy/ trauma focused therapy and assessments for school based support? We can help by….




  • assessing attachment and planning intervention to support a foster care relationship
  • providing assessment and counselling support for trauma symptoms
  • helping carers and schools understand impact of trauma on learning & development
  • provide group support for peer based relationship difficulties
  • assess extent of learning difficulties and provide intensive intervention

Supervision and Professional Development



Are you part of a school/ care/ mental health leadership team planning staff development? Are you a provisionally/fully registered psychologist wanting supervision?



  • Workshops on a range of topics to suit your school development plan including trauma informed practice, relational pedagogy, dealing with vicarious trauma, building resilience and promoting social and emotional learning and development in staff and children.
  • Face to face or online meetings for those exploring psychology as a profession.
  • Group supervision on a monthly basis on topics relating to trauma, attachment and life long learning.
  • Supervision to gain entry to the College of Educational & Developmental Psychologists.
  • Individual peer supervision to contribute to AHPRA/ QCT/ NSW Institute of Teachers professional development required hours.

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