Our psychologists at Bond University provide a free, confidential counselling service to help you with anything from academic and study pressures to personal problems.
If you are struggling with a lack of motivation, harassment or depression, or are dealing with severe trauma, you may find that one-on-one sessions with our counsellors will give you the skills to cope. They have excellent contacts with the wider healthcare community and can arrange specialist, professional assistance off campus if required.
The number of sessions will be worked out between you and your counsellor. Usually, counselling is short-term. However, clients may be referred to appropriate practitioners off-campus if long-term or specialised services are required.
Counselling is available to only students and staff of Bond University. If you have an issue that involves your partner or someone else in your family, it is sometimes appropriate to involve that person in joint counselling sessions.
Dr Justine Ebenreuter | BA, BSocSc (Hons), MPsych (Clinical), PhD (Clinical)
Dr Justine Ebenreuter is a Clinical Psychologist, who has been registered with AHPRA since 2007. She has gained experience working with children and adults through government agencies such as the Gold Coast Hospital Neuropsychology Rehabilitation Ward, and the Department of Human Services. Justine’s area of research is with Eating Disorders and completed her PhD in Childhood Eating Disorders at Bond University in 2016.
Dr Caroline Aazami | MAppPsych, PhD (Cognitive Psychology)
My great passion is to help people to move forward with their life goals and passions whilst gaining a better understanding their capabilities and learning effective strategies and life skills. My aim is to instil in my client healthy perceptions of themselves, strengthen their relationships with friends, colleagues and partners and feel whole and useful in their career and ambitions.
My training has involved various therapies such as Narrative, Cognitive Behavioural, Acceptance Commitment therapy, Mindfulness and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. My counselling is tailored to the needs of the person and their challenges. My experience has been in working with refugees overcome their traumas, women suffering domestic violence and abuse, implementing programs at schools to build resilience in children and counselling students and staff in a University setting to overcome their challenges.
My education background includes Master of Applied Psychology from University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and PhD Doctorate in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Nottingham, UK. I also have a BA (Hons.) in Social Sciences majoring in Psychology from the University of Westminster, London, UK.
Wendy Mackay | BPsych (Hons), MPsych, (Clinical)
My career path began as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife, and naturally progressed into psychology after working in remote areas with minimal counselling support available. I completed my Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) at Griffith University and my Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Bond University.
I am a descendant of Ngugi people of Quandamooka nation (Moreton Bay), originally from Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) and also Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island).
I have been working on the Gold Coast in private practice for many years as a Clinical Psychologist. My approach is very grounding, informal and probably not the traditional session you would expect. I’ve created a tranquil, safe space for you to feel comfortable. I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and strategies with clients and the wider community.
I have assisted clients with many issues, including any form of trauma, anxiety, depression, phobias, relationship issues, attachment issues, chronic pain, grief and many more. I use various therapies, including Energy Psychology Techniques (e.g. tapping) that can help change perspective, as well as how you may emotionally experience a challenge. Other therapies I use include Mindfulness Based Therapies, Solution Focused Therapies, Cognitive Therapies, Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR), and Narrative Therapy, among others.
Ultimately, we want to love and accept ourselves and be happy. In spite of any challenge, you may have experienced, my aim is to help you find that happiness, love and acceptance, and embrace your path toward a fulfilling life, however that may look for you.
Contact us for an appointment
Psychologists appointments can be made on the hour for 1 hour.
If you are unable to make your appointment please ring to cancel or reschedule for another appointment time, so we can offer the appointment to someone in need. If you have a disability issue, then students should feel free to discuss this with the Accessibility & Inclusion Advisor.
Building 9, in the Student Court opposite Don's Tavern
Bond University Robina 4229
Tel: +617 5595 4043
Email: [email protected]