Sometimes people may think that their problems are too small to need professional help but often if problems are left to continue they may become more serious and can take longer to overcome.

No matter how big or complicated you feel your troubles have become, Margaret McDonald Clinical Psychologist Brisbane, can help you overcome your struggles in a practical and caring way.

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Dyslexia Explained Video

Dyslexia is a specific learning difference. Children with dyslexia have trouble reading and writing, and often fall behind their peers as they progress through the earlier grades. Dyslexia can cause children to experience problems learning letter sounds and have trouble with reading single words, such as flash cards. Children may have trouble spelling and read…


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Margaret McDonald Clinical Psychologist Brisbane offers a variety of proven ways to assist with your particular problems and issues. These therapies include: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy which aims to change the way you solve problems and deal with distressing and emotions through challenging your thinking and the way you may have avoided issues in the past.…


Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety can be experienced in many different ways and can occur in many types of situations. What generally causes sufferers to seek help are the physical symptoms such as feelings of tension, difficulty sleeping, trembling or shaking, feeling of nausea, sweating, chest pain, fatigue or fear of going crazy. This video offers an introduction in…


The Black Dog – Depression

At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the…


Family conflict. Young couple after quarrel in living room at home

Anger Management

From mild frustration to full blown rage, we all experience it at some point or another. Anger is a natural feeling and managing it is important for emotional, psychological and physical wellbeing. When difficulties with anger management occur, anger begins to have significantly negative impacts on an individual’s life including work, personal wellbeing as well…



Sadness or feeling down for a short time is a normal part of life. Often your mood picks up when support from family or friends is present or there is a change in your situation. If your mood does not improve within a couple of weeks or it begins to significantly impact your social or…