Living Well Psychology

Dr Laura Uhlmann

Waiting Period: 6 weeks

Appointments offered on Tuesday

Works with Adults 18-60yrs, Older Adolescents 16-18yrs.

Services offered are Counselling, EAP, Medicare, Private Health Fund, Psychological Testing.

Location: Tweed Heads

Areas of Interest

  • Anxiety
  • Disordered Eating
  • Body Image

Laura is a Clinical Psychologist, who completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology, with honours in 2012, her clinical master’s degree in 2017 and has just been awarded her PhD. Laura’s research was aimed at better understanding the reasons why young women idealise unrealistic body types and engage in disordered eating and exercise behaviour.

Laura has experience working with a variety of populations and presentations. She spent two years working as the Project Manager on the BRAVE program, an online CBT program aimed at helping treat children and teenagers with social anxiety. Over the course of her master’s degree at Griffith University, Laura worked with both adults and children on a number of issues including; anxiety, autism, ADHD, depression, trauma, PTSD, attachment disruption, adjustment problems, anger, body dissatisfaction, and personality disorders.

Laura typically works with clients aged 17 years and over. She uses a variety of evidence-based techniques, depending on client preference, and suitability.

Therapeutic Approach

  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Schema Therapy
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy