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 - Tues, Thurs - Fri, 9am - 5pm.

Carissa Croft

Carissa Croft

Psychologist

A person’s mental health affects how they feel, think, behave and relate to others. Trauma and life stressors can have a significant impact on a person’s well being and affect not only their mental health but their physical health, relationships and work.

Carissa is an AHPRA Registered General Psychologist and offers therapy to individuals, couples and families of all ages. She welcomes clients from all cultural backgrounds as well as LGBTQIA clients.

She has been working in the field for over 5 years in a variety of roles, including forensic, educational and clinical, giving her a wide breadth of experience.

Anyone can seek therapy; no issue is too big or small. We are capable of constant self growth throughout our lives. At times we are able to work through things on our own. However, at other times it can be helpful to have someone to support through it.

Counselling and psychology can sometimes feel clinical and impersonal. Carissa’s approach ensures clients feel safe and secure. She encompasses a holistic approach to wellness, acknowledging the interconnectedness of mental, emotional, physical, social and spiritual parts of the self.

Depending on the needs of the client, her approach draws upon a range of skills from different evidence based therapies including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing (MI), interpersonal therapy, and mindfulness strategies.

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If you are a new patient and would like to schedule an appointment, please use the details below to get in touch.

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Phone: (07) 5508 0950

Email: [email protected]

Returning patient?

Returning patients will need to book their appointments over the phone or via email. These details can be found above or on our contact page.

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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 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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  • What kind of services do you provide?

    We can help you with general health check-ups, treatment for mental health conditions and therapy that helps individuals, couples and families improve relationships, confidence and live life well. Click below to learn more about the services we offer.

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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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  • 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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