Martin Hood

Clinical Psychologist, Couples Counselling

BCom, Dip Arts, MSc (Hons), PGDipClinPsy, MAPS, CCLPMember Australian Psychological SocietyFellow APS College of Clinical Psychologists, Board Approved Supervisor.

Tuesdays – 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesdays – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Issues Martin Can Help You With

  • Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Couples Counselling
  • Depression and Low Mood
  • Difficult Life Transitions
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Grief and Loss
  • Insomnia
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Attacks
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Stress and Burnout
  • Trauma
  • Workplace Issues / Bullying

About Martin

Martin is a Clinical Psychologist experienced in dealing with a wide variety of clinical issues. He has a proven track record in producing good outcomes for clients across a broad range of psychological problems. Much of Martin’s work involves helping clients overcome longstanding issues.

Martin is the Director of Brisbane City Psychologists. He established a successful private practice in 2008, and continues to see clients in the Brisbane CBD are who are struggling with difficult personal issues. Before establishing a private practice, Martin worked in a broad range of settings, including a specialist anxiety disorders clinic, a specialist psychosis clinic, in health psychology, injury rehabilitation, and adolescent and family clinics.

Martin is registered to practice with the Psychologists Board of Australia. He is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a Member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. He received a Masters Degree in Psychology from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Following this he completed a three year Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology.

Evidence-Based Therapeutic Approach

  • Schema Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness-based Therapies
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT).

Meet Martin

  • Martin is the Director of Brisbane City Psychologists.
  • He likes to stargaze with his telescope, potter around the garden, surf and watch science fiction.

  • He loves travelling and learning about different cultures.

  • He speaks Spanish at an intermediate level. Hola!

Resources for You by Martin

Brisbane City Psychologists - Counselling for Self-esteem

How Being Rather Than Doing Can Change Your Life

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Brisbane City Psychologists - Eating Disorders

Free Depression Relapse Prevention Toolkit

  Although most people recover from depression and…
Learn to Meditate - Brisbane City Psychologists

Learn to Meditate the Easy Way

There is now a vast amount of research showing the benefits of…

Tips for Managing Depression That You Can Use Right Now

Negative emotions such as anxiety and depression may be worsened…

The Top Five Reasons That Prevent You From Overcoming Anxiety and Depression

You are not alone… Most people struggling with depression,…