David Short

Registered Psychologist

Bachelor of Psychology, Post Grad Certificate in Medical Hypnosis, MAPS Member of Australian Psychological Society

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays

David Short is a registered health practitioner in Australia and operates his own health services business at Brisbane City Psychologists rooms. Psychologist CBD Brisbane Pty Ltd ABN 52 651 624 387.

Issues David Can Help You With

  • Abuse
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Skills
  • Coping with Medical Conditions
  • Depression and Low Mood
  • Difficult Life Transitions
  • Excessive Worry/Rumination
  • Health Problems / Disabilities
  • Insomnia and Sleep Issues
  • Men’s Emotional Wellbeing
  • PTSD
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Relationship Breakup
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Stress and Burnout
  • Trauma

About David

David has over 20 years of experience working in public, private, and corporate roles in psychology and has a passion for assisting people with insights into self-defeating behaviours and strategies to move forward towards a more fulfilling life. This is achieved through a client-centered, clear, compassionate, and cooperative approach, supportive and non-judgemental ensuring a positive therapy experience.

Drawing from traditional and contemporary evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy and Mindfulness, David tailors individual solutions for his clients. David has substantial experience working with clients with presentations including depression and anxiety-related disorders, difficult life transitions, relationships, self-esteem and confidence issues, student support, executive wellness, men’s health, fatherhood, and stress management.

Evidence-Based Therapeutic Approach

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Mindfulness-based Therapies

Meet David

  • David likes marvelling at the myriad cultures and places and people of the world, planning the ultimate around the world trip with family (departure date yet to be announced)

  • Got to viewing: Grand designs/Ugly delicious

  • Alternate career choice: Travelling food journalist

  • Ideal lifestyle choice: perpetual travel and or deserted tropical island beach getaway.