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    Dr Stan Steindl
    Director, Clinical Psychologist. Seeing Adults 18+ at Newmarket and Morningside. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

    Bachelor of Arts
    Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology (With Distinction)
    Master of Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD-In the Field of Clinical Psychology

    Adjunct Associate Professor- School of Psychology
    The University of Queensland

    Co- Director Compassionate Mind Research Group
    UQ School of Psychology

    Clinical Psychologist and Director Psychology Consultants Pty Ltd

    Australian Psychological Society (APS)
    APS College of Clinical Psychologists
    Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)


    Director of Psychology Consultants Pty Ltd, Stan has been a registered psychologist and practicing clinical psychologist since 1993, and works full-time in private practice. He has completed a PhD examining the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol dependence among people suffering from combat-related trauma.

    Stan has broad private practice experience working with men, women, adolescents, couples and families. He has also worked extensively with war veterans and other sufferers of stress and trauma, such as motor vehicle accident victims and victims of crime. His areas of interest include the treatment of anxiety, depression, stress and trauma, alcohol, drug, and smoking addictions, work-related stress and adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, and anger management problems.

    In 2007, Stan travelled to the United States several times to develop his skills as a trainer in Motivational Interviewing (MI), becoming a member of MINT. He is a frequent presenter on the topic of MI, presenting lectures and workshops for a range of organisations, as well as public workshops. More recently, he has developed his expertise in the field of Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), and presents lectures and workshops on this topic as well. He is currently providing CFT workshops through the Australian Psychological Society, among other organisations. He is an experienced trainer for corporate and government organisations in a number of specialist clinical psychology and counseling topics. For more information about MI, CFT and training opportunities click here.

    A Clinical Consultant and Adjunct Associate Professor at School Of Psychology, University of Queensland, Stan provides supervision for post-graduate students carrying out internal clinical placement within the university clinics and teaching into the postgraduate clinical psychology program. He has also helped establish the Compassionate Mind Research Group at UQ, and is involved in a number of research projects on the topics of shame and trauma, compassion and self-compassion, and motivation and MI. He also provides private supervision of psychologists, social workers and others in the counseling and allied health fields. You can learn more about Stan and his work, writing and pursuits at

    Stan works at both Morningside and Newmarket practices.

    Areas of Interest:

    • Adolescents (age 16+)
    • Couples/ Relationship Counselling
    • Veterans (Open Arms, DVA)
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety Disorders (Panic, GAD, Social Phobia, health)
    • Complex Trauma
    • Depression
    • Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    • Personality Disorders
    • Post Trauma/ Stress Syndromes eg PTSD
    • Grief & Loss
    • Health/ Lifestyle Management
    • Workplace Stress
    • Gambling
    • Online Gaming Addiction
    • Substance Use (alcohol, tobacco, other drugs)

    The Gifts of Compassion

    “In this beautifully written book, esteemed clinical psychologist and therapist Stan Steindl takes us on a personal journey into the ups and downs of what it is to be human and reveals both the challenges and the joys of building one’s compassionate mind.”

    — Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, Founder of Compassion Focused Therapy and bestselling author

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