John Flanagan
Certified since 2012

John Flanagan

BSW, AMHSW, MGestTherapy

2 / 18 Park Ave Burleigh Heads  4220 Australia
(07) 5576 2633(07) 5576 2633
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Monday - Thursday 9-5

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  • Degree: Bachelor of Social Work
  • Field: Couples and Family
  • Year graduated: 1988
  • Practice since: 1989
  • License states: Australia

Since completing his Bachelor of Social Work in 1988 and later a Masters in Gestalt Therapy, John has had an extensive history in direct service delivery with couples, families and young people, as well as in organisational development and training. He has developed a practice that utilises a range of experiential therapies combining these approaches in his work style. John has also completed his Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and has delivered a broad range of training both accredited and non-accredited.

John is trained to provide therapy to individuals, couples and groups in a range of therapeutic approaches including:

- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Gottman Marital Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing
- Gestalt Therapy
- Adventure Therapy
- Emotion focussed therapy for couples

Over the last ten years, John has provided a range of psycho-educational group programs to Australian Veterans and their families in areas such as trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and resilience.
He has also provided training to many human service organisations in Australia and New Zealand on creating positive work cultures, managing challenging clients and resilience.

John is a certified Gottman Marital Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant.

Special populations

Couples, Trauma and Infidelity

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Marathon Couples Therapy
  • Affairs
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Pre Marital
  • PTSD
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Social Anxiety
Specialized Ages
  • Adults