What is Hypnosis?

Many people think that hypnosis is like sleep or that you “pass out” and are not conscious. This is far from the truth since in hypnosis you are not unconscious and you do have control over your mind and your feelings. Most people feel relaxed and enjoy feeling comfortable and peaceful both mentally and physically.…


We all have periods in our lives when we feel ‘blue’, sad, disappointed or upset but mostly these feeling soon pass and don’t affect the normal everyday things we do. Severe depression however affects people both mentally and emotionally and has a negative effect on a person’s everyday living. If you have been depressed for…

Is my anger out of control?

Anger is a normal emotion that everyone feels at times, but sometimes it can be expressed in harmful ways. It is important that you become aware of how your anger is affecting you and the people around you. When anger becomes harmful and/or persists over time, it can lead to problems in your relationships with…

Brisbane North Psychologists

Personality Assessment

Cognitive Ability Testing

Learning Difficulties Assessment

Dyslexia Assessment

Medico Legal Reports

Relaxation Training


Assertion Training

Self Esteem & Self Development

Conflict Resolution


Smoking Cessation

Debriefing & Trauma Counselling

Adjustment to Injury Counselling


Marriage Counselling

Margaret can help your marriage by: Improving the quality of communication between you and your spouse through learning more effective ways to talk to one another about the issues and conflicts that can cause significant tension at home. Developing problem-solving skills that are vital to working out relationship difficulties and other issues impacting on your relationship. Improving…


Adult Concerns Margaret McDonald Clinical Psychologist can help adults to lead more comfortable lives personally and in relationships with others at home, socially and at work by assisting concerns. Anxiety Depression Post Natal Depression Perinatal Depression Relationship Issues Panic Attacks Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Shyness/Social Phobia Phobias Suicide Self Esteem Social Anxiety Sexual/Physical/Verbal Abuse Obsessive Compulsive…