Inclusive

Dr Cassy values inclusivity, equality and diversity. She is committed to listening and learning from a humble and open heart from those who have experienced marginalisation within our communities.

Cassy acknowledges the traditional custodians of the vast land she works and lives on, including the “Salt Water People” of the Kombumerri tribe (Burleigh Heads). Cassy pays respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

Collaborative

Dr Cassy tailors individualised treatment plans, to suit clients’ personal needs and goals. These plans are developed collaboratively, with a focus on the development of a strong working alliance with clients and supervisees.

Evidence-Based

As a scientist practitioner, Dr Cassy draws from a range of treatment modalities grounded in clinical research. She has special interest in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR).

Nurturing

Dr Cassy provides a non-judgemental, warm, and compassionate space for her clients and supervisees. It is from this safe haven, that those she works with are able to grow in confidence, resilience and improve their relationships.

Inclusive

Dr Cassy values inclusivity, equality and diversity. She is committed to listening and learning from a humble and open heart from those who have experienced marginalisation within our communities.

Cassy acknowledges the traditional custodian of the vast land she works and lives on, including the “Salt Water People” of the Kombumerri tribe (Burleigh Heads). Cassy pays respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

Collaborative

Dr Cassy tailors individualised treatment plans, to suit clients’ personal needs and goals. These plans are developed collaboratively, with a focus on the development of a strong working alliance with clients and supervisees.

Evidence-Based

As a scientist practitioner, Dr Cassy draws from a range of treatment modalities grounded in clinical research. She has special interest in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR).

Nurturing

Dr Cassy provides a non-judgemental, warm, and compassionate space for her clients and supervisees. It is from this safe haven, that those she works with are able to grow in confidence, resilience and improve their relationships.

Treatment Areas

Cassy works with adolescents, adults, couples and families. She also provides supervision and case consultation.

  • Depression and Low Mood
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dissociative Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Relationship Distress

Rebates Available

As a clinical psychologist registered with Medicare, considerable rebates are available with an elgible Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP). The MHTP plan can be provided by your General Practitioner, Psychiatrist or Paediatrician. You may be eligible for up to 10 Medicare rebated sessions per calender year. The current rebate for a clinical psychology session is $137.05.

If you are ineligible for a MHTP, and have private health, you may be eligible to claim a rebate for your clinical psychology session. Level of cover, and waiting periods vary between funds.

Dr Cassandra Shields

Cassy is a clinical psychologist, working in private practice since 2011. 

Cassy sees couples, individuals and families, as well as providing clinical supervision and consultation.

Unfortunately, Dr Cassy is currently not accepting any new clients or supervisees.

Location

By Appointment Only:
Suite 9b/17 Connor Street, Burleigh Heads Queensland 4220, Australia

Please note: Dr Cassy is currently not accepting any new clients or supervisees.  

Phone: 0432 237 196
Fax: 07 3060 8348