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Move your life forward with professional counselling

Get the support you deserve with our Brisbane psychologists

The Centre for Human Potential (CFHP) is a psychology practice based in the heart of Brisbane CBD. Offering high quality counselling and psychological support, our experienced clinical psychologists and therapists in Brisbane have years of experience helping people overcome challenges and unlock their true potential, regardless of their circumstances, age, or background.

We understand how difficult it can be to reach out and get the support you need. With a range of psychologists offering knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, our team are here to make that process as easy as possible to:

Individual counselling with CFHP

Whether you’re dealing with personal and mental health issues or simply looking for ways to accelerate your personal growth, our psychologists in Brisbane excel at providing tailored psychological support for all individuals.

Our couples and marriage counsellors will help you enhance communication, deepen understanding, restore lost intimacy, or renegotiate your commitment with each other.

CFHP offers full counselling for children aged 12 and up; providing the support needed to empower young people and help them grow.

How it works

Make an Enquiry

Seek support without judgement – our team members can guide you to reach your full potential and manage personal concerns. Book an appointment with one of our Brisbane psychologists or counsellors for compassionate, caring support.

Choose a Psychologist

Looking for a psychologist near you? We have a team of professional therapists in Brisbane who have experience counselling and providing support for a wide range of interpersonal concerns. Learn more about our team to find the right psychologist for you.

When you book an appointment with CFHP, you could be entitled to Medicare rebates or claim private health cover for your psychology session. Speak to your GP about a Medicare Mental Health Care Plan, or contact CFHP for more information.

We are open six days a week (Monday – Saturday), with after work appointments available. We’re closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
*In a crisis where you need immediate help, call: 000 | Lifeline 13 11 14 | Beyond Blue 1300 22 636

Brisbane counselling

that provides compassionate support

The Centre For Human Potential (CFHP) is a Brisbane psychology centre that has been supporting people to reach their potential since 2007.

We have two clinics based in the heart of Brisbane CBD, wherein our team provide psychology services underpinned by three core values: acceptance, diversity and inclusion. Whatever concerns or new chapter you’re facing, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Counselling can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. We can provide a safe, open, and non-judgemental space for you to work through your concerns with someone who truly cares. Book an appointment with one of our psychologists in Brisbane today to begin your journey of self-growth and discovery.

What our clients say

Have been attending this practice (woolloongabba) for over a year now, best practice I have been to. They are inclusive and make everyone feel safe and welcome.

Rommii, Brisbane

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Fantastic level of care at Brisbane CBD. Bonnie is a fantastic psychologist - I look forward to my appointments and always leave feeling optimistic and more balanced.

Amber, Brisbane CBD

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Wonderful, accepting people, very willing to work with their clients. Very progressive and forward-thinking.

Dr. Gentech, Australia

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    Therapy and counselling can be daunting. But it can also be life-changing. A psychologist can help you take the first steps towards a full, positive, and improved life. Don’t hesitate to reach out for help – whether it’s for you, your relationship, or someone you love who may be struggling. 

    Counselling in the Heart of Brisbane’s CBD

    The Centre for Human Potential is conveniently located in Brisbane City, on Edward Street. Our team of psychologists operate an expansive clinic, where each space has been designed to make you feel comfortable and at ease during your counselling session. When you contact us, our friendly receptionists will be able to answer any of your questions regarding an appointment, and will then get you booked in for your first session. And if you’re not sure which psychologist is right for you? We have intake coordinators who can help match you with the right person, based on your history, experiences, and concerns.

    At CFHP, we’re committed to providing effective, compassionate, and inclusive therapy in Brisbane. Reaching out for help is the first big step to getting the support you deserve.

    How our Brisbane psychologists can help

    Evidence-based therapy and counselling that will help you to:

    Understand your struggles

    Our psychologists can help you gain a clearer understanding of what is affecting you can help to mitigate its impact on your life and make it easier to deal process and deal with. 

    Express your thoughts and feelings

    We create a safe and supportive space for you to air out your emotions and thoughts, as well as communicate them to other involved parties.

    Process loss and trauma

    Trauma from an incident you experienced or witnessed can have a debilitating effect on your quality of life and mental health. Our counselling services will work with you every step of the way to help you process it in a healthy way. 

    Learn coping strategies

    A Brisbane psychologist can provide you with effective strategies to better manage and find relief from what is affecting you. Different therapies will delve into different strategies, but we’ll help you find the right techniques for you.

    Improve your quality of life

    By providing the right support and strategies, our psychologists can help you achieve life and relationship goals that contribute to an more enjoyable and healthy quality of life.

    Better manage stress and anxiety

    Finding the source or cause of the problem and addressing it directly can provide a wealth of opportunity to better manage your stresses and anxieties. 

    We provide counselling online

    Online & Telehealth
    counselling

    While we’re proud to be the Brisbane city psychologists that locals can turn to, we can also provide counselling online via Zoom. Wherever you’re located across Australia, we can provide online therapy and counselling sessions to better your mental health.

    Unlock the convenience of therapy and counselling from anywhere within Australia, all from the comfort of your own home or preferred private space. CFHP proudly presents a secure and efficient telehealth solution for accessing therapy and counselling services. Our telehealth services connect you with experienced psychologists and therapists, regardless of your location or scheduling limitations. Specifically tailored for rural and remote clients, these telehealth services aim to bridge the gap, ensuring improved access to vital psychological support.

    Frequently asked questions

    Can I choose which psychologist I book with?

    Yes – we encourage you to read through the profiles of each of our team members to find the psychologist that has the most experience and expertise in the areas that you need. Whether you’re facing a specific concern, a life transition, or would feel more comfortable working with a psychologist who has specialised knowledge and experience in a one area, we’ll be sure to match you with the suitable team member. And if it’s not the right fit? No problem and no hard feelings – seeking professional support is a huge step, we’ll help you to find the right person for the job.

    Are Brisbane psychology services covered by insurance?

    Your psychology sessions in Brisbane may be partially covered by Medicare rebates or a private health fund. Check your private health cover for more details or speak to your GP about a Medicare Mental Health Care Plan. A Mental Health Care Plan will mean that you’re eligible for a significant Medicare rebate on your sessions. 

    How do I get a mental health care plan?

    By visiting your GP and requesting a mental health care plan. They will conduct an assessment on your concerns, current mental health, and the best course of action for what you’re going through. Based on the assessment, they may ask you to come back for a second visit, or they may provide the referral for a psychologist or mental health professional like CFHP. Once you’ve got the mental health care plan, you can send that referral to our intake team, and we can get you booked in for your first session. Mental health care plans will cover (subsidise) up to 10 individual or group sessions each calendar year. After the first six sessions, there will be a review of your MHCP wherein your psychologist can request that you have access to the remaining four sessions (for the calendar year).  

    What are your clinic hours?

    We are open six days a week (Monday to Saturday), with after work and evening appointments available. We are closed on Sundays and Public Holidays. In a crisis where you need immediate help, contact the following numbers:

    • Emergency Services: 000
    • Lifeline: 13 11 14
    • Beyond Blue: 1300 22 636.

    What happens in my first psychology session?

    Think of your first session with a psych as a ‘get to know you’ session, during which your psychologist will ask routine questions to understand what you need, clarify your goals, and suggest a plan of action. Sometimes, your goals may not be clear at the start – and that’s okay! Your therapist will guide and support you to figuring out what you want to achieve, and how you want to get there.

    Can I talk to a psychologist online if I’m not in Brisbane?

    Absolutely — whether you live just a little too far away or don’t have time to commute, our psychologists and therapists in Brisbane are just as helpful over an online counselling video call instead. 

    What happens if I want to change psychologists?

    We get it – sometimes you may not be on the same wavelength as your psychologist. At CFHP, we want to make sure that you get what you need out of your sessions, so we’ll always prioritise your needs; particularly if it gets to the stage where you no longer feel like your psychologist is the right fit. We’ll help you to find the psychologist that best suits your needs, ensuring the process of switching to a new psychologist or counsellor is as seamless as possible.

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