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.

Cliff Battley

Cliff Battley

Clinical Psychologist

Cliff is a clinical psychologist with a master’s degree in clinical psychology and more than 25 years of experience working in physical and mental health.

He has helped thousands of people achieve long-term positive change, working with individuals and groups to conduct powerful private therapy targeting long-term, sustainable results. Cliff specialises in self-esteem, depression, anxiety, effective parenting, working with children, and relationship and family issues.

Cliff has a good understanding of the full spectrum of relationship difficulties, whether you are experiencing commitment issues, intimacy obstacles, partner conflict, negative or abusive relationships, family problems, relationship loss, abandonment anxiety or previous trauma. He focuses on working with clients to help them to develop self-love, to feel worthwhile, to wake up and fall asleep feeling content and proud.

He understand the sadness, fear, and frustration associated with self-doubt, helplessness, sadness, and stress. Cliff’s individualised approach includes supporting you to develop practical skills, effective problem-solving strategies and deep personal insights that allow you to begin the journey to happiness, with the goal of becoming the best possible version of yourself.

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New patient?

Because of the amount of information we need to collect, new patients cannot currently book appointments online. If you are a new patient and would like to schedule an appointment, please us the details below to get in touch.

Learn more about how to book your first appointment

Phone: (07) 5508 0950

Email: [email protected]

Returning patient?

Returning patients are welcome to book online for convenience. Choose your practitioner and your preferred date and time. You’ll need an email address and mobile phone number to register, and will receive a confirmation via email.


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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.

  • 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.

  • What is the history of the LLW Health Centre?

    Our practice was originally established to support Lives Lived Well’s Mirikai Recovery Centre—a live-in rehabilitation service for people experiencing problems with addiction and mental health. Click the button below to read more about our history.

  • 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.
  • 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.