Find us at 191 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220

Find us at 191 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads | Ph: (07) 5508 0950 | Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm.

Trusted, evidence-based treatment and support

Ensure your patient receives reliable and qualified treatment by referring to a specialist practice backed by one of the state’s most effective providers of counselling and drug rehabilitation services.

Does your patient need specialist expertise?


By choosing the Lives Lived Well Specialist Centre your patient benefits from:

  • Qualified team of practitioners that believe in helping people to live life well. 
  • Evidence-based approaches and specialist knowledge of trauma, depression, anxiety, psychosis, addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling), dual diagnosis, withdrawal and recovery. 
  • Experience in working with young people, adults and families.
  • Team skilled in managing long-term treatment plans that support sustainable behaviour change.

How to refer to Lives Lived Well


General practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists and other health professionals may refer patients to Lives Lived Well for treatment.

If relevant, please forward our centre the most current Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP) for your patient. Psychiatrists should supply a written referral.

Our practitioners can help people eligible for rebate-able mental health services under the government’s Better Access initiative, as well as the Psychological Services Program (formerly known as ATAPS).

How to get in touch:

Use the online form at the bottom of this page to send us a referral right now.

Email us specialistcentre@liveslivedwell.org.au
Phone us on (07) 5508 0950.

Private practice with a community feel


The Lives Lived Well Specialist Health Centre offers personal care from an expert clinical team—guided by authentic, community-based values.

Our team of practitioners includes doctors and psychologists with specialist experience and expertise in helping people recovering from substance use disorders, as well as broad general experience working with a variety of presentations.

The centre is run by Lives Lived Well, a leading non-profit provider of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) counselling and rehabilitation services across Queensland. We are a trusted provider, having successfully secured PHN funding in most regions across the state. We have been delivering services on the Gold Coast since the early 1980s.

Lives Lived Well is a secular, independent charity committed to helping people make positive changes through holistic, compassionate and harm minimisation approaches. Learn more about the drug and alcohol counselling and rehabilitation services we provide.

We established the Specialist Health Centre to draw together expert health professionals within a private practice setting. Our aim is both to support our existing clients (before, during or after they access other services and programs) as well as provide the wider Gold Coast community with access to a client-centred environment in which to benefit from holistic healthcare.

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Frequently asked questionsSWIPE / CLICK LEFT OR RIGHT FOR MORE

  • What are my payment options?

    Payment is required at the time of your appointment. You can pay using credit/debit, and electronic transfer (via EFTPOS). We are a mixed payment practice: practitioners charge for their services, however some also offer bulk-billed services for concession card holders. You may be eligible for Medicare and Private Health Insurance rebates, click below to learn more.

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  • Do I need a referral?

    You do not need a referral to make an appointment at our health centre - we welcome new patients. Rebates maybe be available, click below to find out more.

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  • Do you offer bulk-billing?

    Some of our practitioners offer bulk-billing for concession card holders only. 

    If you require bulk-billing:

    • Ask for a practitioner that offers bulk-billing when you make an appointment
    • Remember to bring your concession card with you to your appointment.
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  • Can I claim Medicare rebates for counselling?

    We can help to determine your eligibility for government programs such as the Better Access initiative, or Psychological Services Program (formerly known as ATAPs), which enables people to receive medicare rebates for a certain number of sessions with a mental health professional. Click below to learn more about claiming Medicare rebates.

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  • What evidence-based approaches do you use?

    The evidence-based therapeutic approaches used by our practitioners vary. Each practitioner has preferred methods and theories they apply to help you get the most out of your therapy, achieve your goals, and find greater wellness. Click the button below to learn more about of evidence-based approach to treatment.

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