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We are a team of psychologists based on the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Toowoomba, and Lismore (NSW). We work with all mental health problems, interpersonal problems and personal issues.

Check with your GP to see if you are eligible for bulk billing clinical services under Medicare with an appropriate refferal in place.

Please call or email us with any enquiries. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Impact Health Pty Ltd


Address: Suite 1, Level 2, 3 Short Street Southport QLD Australia 4215

Phone: 07 5531 4838

FAX: 07 5528 0069

ABN: 20 126 902 118


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Our Service What happens ?

  • Bookings can be made over the telephone between 8:30 am and 4 :30 pm Monday to Friday, or by email
  • Our operating hours are Monday to Friday between 8am – 6pm. Please contact us for sessions outside these hours.
  • You will receive an SMS appointment reminder of your appointment the day before your appointment for convenience.
  • Our psychologists are available for case review and discussion with referring GP’s or other agencies to ensure you receive the highest quality care and that referrers are confident and informed of your progress.

Efficient, responsive and helpful


We provide one-on-one, couples, and group therapy from our convenient CBD Southport office location.

We also provide home or school visits and skype sessions.

We can provide intelligence testing, learning disorder assessments, memory assessments and other services, please ask us or send an email for more information.

Our Team 

DR SIMON ZUSCAK Director / Clinical Psychologist

Simon has completed a Bachelor of Applied Psychology with 1st Class Honours, a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and a PhD. He has undertaken the further requirements to use the title Clinical Psychologist and is an accredited psychological supervisor. Simon is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland, Honorary Associate at La Trobe University, and has Clinical Privileges at Griffith University where he works as an independent Psychometric Rater of participants in dementia research. Simon has experience working with community mental health, job network members, and the Australian Army (at the rank of Captain). He has been in the private sector since 2007. Simon enjoys working with children, adolescent and family presentations. He is available to travel off-site as the need arises, and undertakes assessments of legal decision-making capacity for contemporaneous or retrospective capacity to appoint Enduring Powers of Attorney, Testamentary Capacity (write a Will), instruct counsel, and other areas. Simon conducts psychometric testing such as for IQ and learning difficulties, is a Government Contracted Doctor – Disability Medical Assessor, and works from a range of regional offices – Gold Coast, Brisbane, Toowoomba, and Lismore (NSW). He is a current Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (FAPS), the Clinical College of Psychologists (MCCLP), the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA), and the IPA Testamentary Capacity Interest group. Simon works from the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Toowoomba, and Lismore (NSW) offices.

JOHN BROWNHILL Director/Clinical Psychologist

John’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Graduate Diploma in Psychology and a Post-Graduate Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. In addition to an interest in treating common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and PTSD, John maintains special interests in the fields of substance abuse, cannabis dependence in particular.  John is a current full member of The Australian Psychological Society (MAPS), and is a member of the Clinical College of Psychologists (MCCP). John works from the Gold Coast office.

KIRI PETERSEN - Psychologist

Kiri Petersen has a Bachelor of Psychology with Class 2A Honours (2014), a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology (2017), and is currently completing the Clinical psychology registrar program. She is a member of the APS (MAPS), and an Associate Membership of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA). Kiri maintains and updates clinical skills and evidence based practice through regular professional development activities. She works with a clinical case load and has experience providing CBT for depression and anxiety across the lifespan. Kiri works from the Gold Coast office.


Kirsten’s special interest area is neurocognitive disorders. She provides education to clients and their families/carers about various Neurocognitive disorders due to mainly Alzheimer’s disease and cerebrovascular accidents. She follows evidence based therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Motivational Interviewing, for clients with Behavioural and mood issues related to neurocognitive disorders. She provides guidance with protecting memory, this includes, encouraging clients to participate in regular exercise and cognitive stimulation, relaxation techniques (mindfulness), maintaining a healthy balanced diet and education about sleep hygiene. Kirsten is also a certified psychometric rater for Alzheimer’s Disease clinical drug trials at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit. Kirsten works from the Gold Coast office.


Belinda has completed a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), a Post-Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. She has completed the required training to use the title Clinical Psychologist and is a full member of the Clinical College of Psychologists. Belinda has a varied background of experience having worked across the fields of counselling, aged care, unemployment, industrial safety, organizational development, leadership coaching and clinical psychology. Her main areas of interest are the management of depression, anxiety and stress and how these presentations impact on adults, adolescents, children, couples and families in work, school, social and home settings. She is a current full member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS). Belinda works from the Gold Coast office.