Clinical Psychologist

Catherine Trotter
BBehSc (Hons), MClinPsych, MAPS
Member of the College of Clinical Psychologists
Member of the Australian Pain Society
STAP accredited

Cathy is a clinical psychologist who has over fifteen years experience within the public and private mental health, forensic and health sectors. She specializes in persistent pain management in adults as well as psychological assessment, diagnosis and treatment of adults with a range of mental health conditions including PTSD from traumatic accidents. Cathy established Rehab Psychology Pty Ltd in 2008 and prior to this she worked as the Senior Psychologist of the Chronic Pain Unit at the Gold Coast Hospital where she performed pain management assessments and interventions, and developed and conducted outpatient pain management group programs.

She is a Member of the Australian Pain Society, and is a strong advocate for multidisciplinary care to enhance patient outcomes. Cathy is currently the Co-ordinator of the Gold Coast Mental Health Practitioner Network for Persistent Pain and Mental Health, provides supervision for psychologists, and delivers workshops to health professionals, universities and other agencies.

MEDICARE REBATES ARE AVAILABLE - Up to 10 clinical psychological individual services and 10 group sessions per year with a referral and Mental Health Care Plan from your GP or psychiatrist. If you have a current Health Care Card or Pension card you will be BULK BILLED.

PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE REBATE - We are registered with private health insurers and are able to provide health rebates when appropriate.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION & VETERAN'S AFFAIRS - We are registered to provide psychological services with these agencies. Your Customer Adviser or GP can refer you.

APPOINTMENTS & ENQUIRIES - Ph 07 55394484 or

LOCATION - Conveniently located at Benowa within the Pindara Physiotherapy practice.

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