East Queensland Counselling & Psychology - Ph: 0404 248 576

Cynthia-Ann Deverall Social Worker & Relationship Counsellor

There is no problem too big or too small that together as a team we cannot tackle”


My sole focus is on helping you to heal the person that matters the most - YOU!

In my work as a licensed therapist it has been my honour to assist people significantly change their lives for the better. 

 I have extensive experience working with anxiety and mood disorders as well as working with individuals & couples who wish to address relationship issues.

I am also passionate about working with people within the LGBT community who face struggles related to bias against sexual orientation, gender identity, discrimination….

 For more information on the psychological services I provide: go to Our counselling 

 Over the years I have facilitated  many workshops for lay people interested in improving their social relationships. Want to know more about how your brain influences your relationships  click   Your Brain 

I am passionate in helping you change old outdated beliefs and behaviours that keep you from living a life YOU want. I bring a wealth of life experience and professional experience with me.

I mention life experience because I grew up in the proverbial ‘chaotic family’ system - addictive parents, family violence and time spent as a child in orphanages were the norm. Leaving school at 12 and a half years old and angry with the world I headed down a similar path. My salvation was a caring, compassionate counsellor who ‘walked beside me’ whilst I learned to let go of outdated thoughts and behaviours that kept me from living a full rich and meaningful life.

This story took place 25 years ago but I knew then that I also wanted to help others ’find their way to living the life they want’ hence, my ongoing educative and professional career.

I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; Diploma in Relationship Work; Post Graduate Diploma of Psychology; and a Masters in Social Work; and numerous Certification V’s in Domestic Violence, Sexuality issues and the like obtained over the years.

In conjunction with my clinical practice I am also a member of a number of ‘Specialized Interest Groups’  that appeal to my passion for ongoing  professional development

  • Adolescents, Couples and Families

  • LGBTQI community: 

  • Neuroscience (Brain research) in: Unresolved trauma, Attachments, Grief, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress, Addictions, Porn, Sexuality Issues, Eating Disorders, Gambling, Employee Satisfaction., 

  • Intimacy issues in relationships

  • Life & Business Coaching

I really love what I do, and working only with empirically supported therapies in a professional and safe manner, for fast and effective personal results, has been the best experience of my professional career. I truly respect and value where you are 'coming from' and I am honoured to walk alongside while you re-discover ' the life YOU want'

Empirically supported therapy models I use in my practice:

  • Cognitive Behaviour  MindfulnessTherapy (CBMT)

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Neuro - Psychotherapy

  • Solution Focused Therapy

  • Brief Therapy

  • Family Systems Models

  • Attachment Theory

  • Gottmans Couple Therapy

My passion is to help you ‘Live a Life You Want’