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. 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
  • Obsessive Compulsive OCD
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Relationship Breakup
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Stress and Burnout
  • Trauma and PTSD

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.