Michael StoneCounselling Psychologist
BSc Psychology (Hons), Masters WOP-Psychology
Michael has worked in a variety of settings, including government services, private practice, community services and multinational organisations. Michael has a passion for working with adults to guide them towards fulfilling their potential, increasing their wellbeing, and both approaching and overcoming any challenges that may occur in life and/or work.
Michael has a proactive approach his psychological services, with a focus on problem solving and goal setting. Michael’s ideology stems from the belief that we cannot change our past, but we can begin to implement changes in our attitudes and behaviours which can improve our future. Michael takes an evidence-based approach to assist with issues such as but not limited to depression, anxiety, adjustment to change and major life events, stress and emotional management, workplace difficulties (including stress, communication, and performance).
Michael’s focus on the scientist-practitioner model and training in current evidence-based interventions allows him to draw from an array of proven therapeutic practices, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour therapy (DBT), Schema therapy (ST), Psychodynamic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Integrative Therapy.
Michael has a relaxed and relatable style, and uses his knowledge in these areas to provide a tailor-made therapeutic strategy to suit each individual’s set of circumstances for optimal outcomes.
Michael works at our Caloundra clinic. In order to book an appointment with Michael, please call the Ochre Medical Centre Specialist Suites reception on 07 5314 2150 or email email@example.com.
DVA, insurance-related referrals (eg WorkCover QLD), and NDIS clients welcome.
Qualifications: Michael completed his Masters in Work, Organisational and Personnel Psychology at the University Valencia, Spain and his Bachelor of Psychology with Honours at Murdoch University, Perth. He holds General Registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society,