All the psychologist below are independent practitioners - but they are all very good and we have encouraged them to use rooms at Quacks.

(listing is Alphabetical by Surname)

Maxine Capner
Maxine Capner
Psychologist Qualifications:
I have completed eight years of professional training, and sixteen years of professional experience, providing clinical and neuropsychological assessment and therapy services to people with a range of challenges, including:
  • Depression and Bipolar disorders, including helping people with suicidal thoughts Grief and adjustment difficulties
  • Anxiety disorders, including phobias and social anxiety Stress-related difficulties
  • Trauma related difficulties, including post-traumatic stress disorder Self-esteem difficulties
  • Behavioural disorders and mental health problems experienced by children and adolescents
  • Relationship difficulties, including couples therapy and parent-child difficulties
  • Difficulties with alcohol use and/or drug use
  • Psychotic Illnesses
  • Personality disorders
  • Recovery following a brain injury
Contact and appointments:
Doreen Tracey
Doreen Tracey
Psychologist Qualifications:
  • I have a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and have practised in the clinical field since 1992. Most of my experience has been with the adult Mental Health Service, Queensland Health, working in areas of assessment, consultation, psychoeducation and evidence-based therapy within the range of mental health disorders.
  • I held the position of acting director of Psychology Services for nearly two years before resigning from the Townsville Health District in 2004, Since that time I have worked in Townsville as an independent clinical practitioner (part-time) and am familiar with the networks that provide support within the community.
  • I am a Registered Psychologist in Queensland, a member of the Australian Psychological Society and I am registered practitioner under the Medicare Mental Health Plan
  • See the copy of my brochure
Contact and appointments:
  • I am able to see clients at 28 Bamford Lane, Kirwan on Thursdays (phone 47733033 for bookings). Appointments at other times may be arranged with negotiation.