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Meet Samantha Simmonds

Samantha Simmonds - Psychologist Southport Doctors
Samantha Simmonds


07 5531 3205

Samantha is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is endorsed as a provider of psychology services under Medicare.

Samantha embodies an authentic and compassionate approach to therapy, specialising in psychodynamic psychotherapy with over 10 years of experience in this framework. She is also trained and experienced in evidence-based therapies including: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), and Mindfulness strategies.

Samantha previously conducted group therapy at a psychiatric hospital, offering PTSD treatment groups for psychological injuries sustained in the workplace, and DBT groups for individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder. The combination of these practices and experience allows Samantha to support people with varying needs and difficulties, in addition to assisting people in creating and maintaining positive change.

Samantha is a Board Approved Supervisor offering individual supervision to Provisional Psychologists and Clinical Registrars.

Please note, Dr Simmonds treats patients 16 and over.


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Relationship / Family issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Work / Life Stress
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Personal Development
  • Life Transitions
  • Anger Issues
  • Trauma
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Pain Management
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Supervision for Psychologists

B.Sc Psych, BHSc (Hons), M.Psych (Clin)

Monday, Friday

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