Trish Purnell-Webb
Certified since 2012

Trish Purnell-Webb

Suite 3A, Level 1, Equity House, 37 James St Burleigh Heads  4220 Australia
(07) 5576 2633(07) 5576 2633
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Languages

English

Availability

Monday to Saturday by appointment

Insurance Accepted

Yes

Payment by Visa, Mastercard, EFTPOS and Cash accepted at time of service.

Payment Policies
Credit cards accepted

Sliding scale

Qualifications
  • Degree: MPsych(Clin)
  • Field: Psychology
  • Year graduated: 1997
  • Practice since: 1997
  • License states: National registration Australia
About

Trish is an experienced psychologist with 35 years of work experience and 18 years of running her own private practice as a registered psychologist in the Gold Coast community. Trish was the first Certified Gottman Therapist and Trainer in Australia and has extensive experience working with a range of couples including those with complex needs and presentations. She has been located at Burleigh Heads for the past 12 years Trish is very experienced in providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples and groups. Trish is trained to provide a range of therapeutic approaches including:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Trauma specific interventions
Existential Psychotherapy
Emotion Focussed Therapy for couples (EFT)
Gottman Marital Therapy
Motivational Interviewing

Trish has extensive experience in working with people who have experienced trauma including adult survivors of childhood abuse, military veterans, police, ambulance and fire officers and members of the general community. For the past 7 years Trish has been providing group interventions to Veterans and their families as a preferred provider for the Veterans and Veterans' Families Counselling Service, as well as mood management programs for community health organisations. Over the past 5 years Trish has been providing professional development workshops to other psychologists, social workers, counsellors, youth workers and mental health workers in areas such as:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Emotion Focussed Couples Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Gottman Marital Therapy

Trish has a Master of Clinical Psychology degree through Charles Sturt University, is a certified Gottman Marital Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant, and is working towards certification as an Emotion Focused Couples Therapist.

Special populations

Military veterans and their partners; trauma survivors

Services
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Coaching
Specialties
  • Affairs
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Pre Marital
  • PTSD
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
Specialized Ages
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders