Lakeside Rooms | Gold Coast Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Mental Health Therapists

Dr Ian Platt

Clinical Psychologist
B Psych (Hons) DPsych (Clin)

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears” (Nelson Mandela)

Meet Ian:

Ian has a warm, genuine, open-minded nature. He has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and extensive experience in treating children aged 7 and above, adolescents, and adults. 

How can Ian help you:

Ian is driven by his passion to help people feel better and achieve their treatment goals.
He provides a caring, non-judgemental approach for individuals, parents, couples, and families.

Areas of Interest:

  • Child behavioural problems
  • ADHD
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Anxiety: PTSD, OCD, Generalised anxiety disorder, specific phobias and social anxiety
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Bereavement, grief & loss
  • Depressed mood, bipolar disorder, dysthymia
  • Work stress/life stressors
  • Relationships: parent/child, family, couples, sibling rivalry
  • Study problems, procrastination
  • Substance use problems
  • Gambling problems
  • Clinical assessment, including IQ testing
  • Clinical supervision (Board Registered)

Types of Therapy used:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • DBT-informed skills training to assist mood stabilisation

Professional Associations:

Member of the Australian Psychological Society

Member of the Clinical College (APS