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Brisbane ACT Centre

We are Queensland’s first Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT - spoken as one word, not the initials) clinical psychology centre. ACT is modern CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy). Our skilled ACT therapists will gently, expertly help you overcome your struggle with painful thoughts and feelings, and help you build a more rich, full and personally meaningful life – the life you want.

ACT therapists teach simple, proven, positive mindfulness skills: helping you effectively handle diffi cult thoughts and feelings. We take the time to learn what you really care about. We help you take purposeful life steps each day. Positive psychology skills which emphasize effective, valued ACTion.

How can ACT therapy help me?

ACT therapists realise we all struggle, and can easily get stuck in life’s problems. ACT skills can quickly ease your mental and physical pain AND improve personal, relationship, and professional performance. Mindful psychology skills are used for one key aim: growing the life you want to live.

We help people struggling with:

  • Anxiety/panic
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
  • PTSD
  • Acute stress
  • Substance dependence
  • Eating disorders
  • Chronic pain /illness
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Medication side effects
  • Work stress or injury
  • Attention problems
  • Career transitions
  • Sexual issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Life coaching
  • Sleep problems
  • Autism spectrum
  • Teen anxiety etc.
  • Self-esteem

Contact Details


Brisbane ACT Centre,
7 Marie Street,

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday -
Sunday -

Notes on open hours:
Saturday sessions by arrangement
Notes on public holiday hours:
We are closed on public holidays

Fees & Charges

Please enquire for details All our Centre's therapists are registered for Medicare rebate and registered with private health insurers.
Bulk billing is not available
Electronic Rebates Available

Services Provided

  • Counselling
  • Occupational Therapy

Health Practitioners

  • Dr Rob Purssey
  • Dr Nga Tran
  • Rosalind (Roz) Hurst
  • Rhys Burridge
  • Georgia Watkins-Allen
  • Bernadette Devenish
  • Megan Callow
  • Nikita Kotlarov
  • Jenny Laing
  • Jeremy Villanueva
  • Robbie Ellett
  • Claire Welshe
  • Renae Jarrett
  • Suzanne Staal
  • Tomas Tapper

Service Age Criteria

No specific age



Spoken Languages


Target Groups

  • Children
  • Chronic Disease
  • General Public
  • Mental Health
  • Parents / Families
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Men
  • Sexual Health
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