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

Mark Newman

Clinical Psychologist
B Psych (Hons) MPsych (Clin)

“We suffer because we run from life, death, and the teachings they offer. We become healed when we embrace our inner life, our loved ones, and life itself” -Jon Frederickson, Psychotherapist

Meet Mark:

Mark’s style can be described as caring, conversational, and non-judgemental.

Mark completed his Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) majoring in psychology and Masters in Psychology (Clinical) at Bond University. Before studying psychology as a mature aged student Mark work in several diverse fields, including sports coaching, green keeping, woodwork, and ‘stay at home’ dad.

How can Mark help you:

When working with his clients, Mark’s first goal is to build a trusting and collaborative relationship. His aim is to help the client make positive changes in their life, firstly through gaining a greater understanding of themselves and their world, secondly through setting meaningful goals, and then finally through making changes to achieve their goals.

Mark has experience delivering therapy to adults of all ages, ranging from young adults with anxiety, to adults in later life with chronic health concerns. 

Areas of Interest:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety: Generalised anxiety, social anxiety
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Bereavement, grief & loss
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Work stress/life stressors
  • Anger and emotion regulation problems
  • Relationship Problems: parent/child, family, couples
  • Study problems, procrastination
  • Addiction problems
  • Existential & Mid-life Crisis

 

Types of Therapy used:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

With elements of

    • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
    • Individual (Adlerian) Psychology
    • Existential Psychology
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Professional Associations:

Member of the Australian Psychological Society