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Cynthia Dunn

Cynthia is a registered psychologist with over 20 years’ experience. She has a particular interest in working with people who have experienced complex trauma and is passionate about uncovering individuals’ path to post-traumatic growth. Cynthia has relocated back to Brisbane from Cairns FNQ this year and will be offering F2F & Telehealth sessions, including EMDR Online, to her clients.

For those who may be experiencing depression/anxiety, attachment or dissociative disorders, PTSD, personality issues, gender and identity issues, anger, substance misuse, and gambling problems and want change and recovery, Cynthia can provide support and understanding. Cynthia uses a variety of evidence-based and outcome-informed interventions, including Interactive Drawing Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Schema Focused Therapy, Feminist approaches to Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and EMDR Therapy.

Cynthia has extensive experience in working with male and female survivors of sexual, physical, and emotional violence across the lifespan. She has been practising trauma-informed approaches for fifteen years. She has trained and worked as a specialist counsellor with specific groups such as CALD, LGBTIQ, adolescents in foster care, people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Queensland. She has facilitated group workshops for male and female survivors of sexual assault, healthy relationships for teenagers, relationship programs for prisoners, attachment training for parents & carers, and substance abuse recovery programs.

Cynthia has experience providing court reports and a wide range of cognitive, personality, diagnostic, and vocational psychological assessments for children and adults. Cynthia works with clients in a collaborative process that increases their knowledge, skills, and adaptability, building on clients’ resilience to adjust to life’s challenges.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Psychology (Honours); Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy (EMDRAA member); Problem Gambling Counselling Training; ATODS Addictions Counselling Training; Applied Suicide Intervention Training; Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid; Interactive Drawing Therapy (Advanced); Schema Therapy for Common Problems; Bringing Up Great Kids Facilitator; Certificate IV in Training and Assessment; Member of the APS for 24 years and now member of AAPI.

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be” Lao Tzu


Cynthia is accepting new clients.