Meg O’Brien

Clinical Psychologist Registrar

Areas Of Interest

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Trauma
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Assessments (All Ages)
  • Neurodiversity Assessments (ADHD, ASD, intellectual disability and specific learning disorders)

About Meg O’Brien

Meg is a registered Psychologist and a Clinical Psychology Registrar with the Psychology Board of Australia, and also a member of the Australian Psychology Society. She holds a Masters of Psychology (Clinical) and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology.

Meg has broad experience working with families and individuals across the lifespan, with a particular focus on young people and older aged adults. She is committed to providing a safe and confidential space for individuals to share their deepest concerns. Meg highly values extending respect, authenticity, curiosity and compassion when supporting clients to bring meaning to their lives and to achieve their personal goals. She is trained in evidence-based assessment and treatment, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, perinatal/postpartum depression and anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, school/work-based stress, attachment ruptures between parent and child, chronic illness, and relationship challenges.

Meg’s passion lies in instilling hope and building confidence in the individual. She will support the individual to successfully manage life’s challenges utilising coping strategies that align with the individual’s own set of values and skill sets. Meg has worked in both public and private settings, working in schools, child protection, suicide prevention services and private practice. These experiences have allowed Meg to develop the skills required to work with complex presentations while collaborating with relevant stakeholders.

Her practice is best considered as an integrative approach and is informed by various modalities such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, attachment-based therapy, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Meg understands that determining the right fit between treatment and client requires flexibility and collaboration between herself and the

Works With

Young Children under 5yrs
Children 5-12yrs
Adolescents 13-15yrs
Older Adolescents 16-18yrs
Young Adults 19-24yrs
Adults 25-60yrs
Older Adults 60+

Referral Type

Medicare Better Access Program
Private Health Fund
Private Billing
Workcover QLD

Therapy Style

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Interpersonal Therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT/MiCBT)
Positive Psychology
Schema Therapy

Helps with

Separation Anxiety
Obsessive Compulsive disorder
Emotional Regulation
Alcohol & Drugs
Assertiveness Skills
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Cognitive Assessment
Coping with Change
Grief & Loss
Learning Difficulties
Life Coaching
NDIS Therapeutic Support
Performance Anxiety
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Psychological Testing
Relationship Issues
Self Harm
Stress Management
Womens Health Issues
Womens Issues


07 5599 2201




Appointments Offered

Tweed (Thu, Fri) Accepting New Clients

Provider for

Medicare, NDIS, Private Health Funds, Healthy Minds, ATAPS, DVA, EAP, Workcover QLD


50min Consultations – $189 (Medicare Rebate = $93.35)

1hr Psychological Assessment Consultations – $300 (APS Recommended Fee)

All fees are payable at the time of appointment and subject to change.