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Mrs Carol Farnell

Mrs Carol Farnell

Mobile 0410 410 456

Carol Farnell

Mobile 0410 410 456

My vision is to provide a safe, relaxed environment in which to build a therapeutic relationship to enable individuals to develop a deeper understanding of themselves. Thereby assisting clients to explore and resolve issues or make changes in their lives.


  • 200 Teviot Rd, North Maclean/Greenbank, Brisbane QLD 4280 0410410456 PHONE 0410410456


  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Workshops / Courses, Professional Training, Clinical Supervision, Phone Consultations, Online Video Consultations 
  • Counselling and psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults, families and groups.
    Professional supervision using expressive therapy. I embrace my Aboriginal heritage and resolution to Indigenous issues.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • ADD / ADHD, Adolescent Issues, Anger Related Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Autism / Aspergers, Bullying, Carer Support, Childhood Issues, Depression, Disability, Dreams, Emotional Overwhelm, Family / Parenting, Gender and Sexuality, Grief / Bereavement, Learning Disabilities, Life Transitions, Psychosomatic, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Social Skills, Spirituality / Religion, Trauma Recovery  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    CBT, Dream Work, Emotional Release, Experiential, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Sandplay Therapy, Transpersonal, Trauma-Informed

    The main principle of the Expressive Therapies orientation is that we all have an inbuilt movement in our psyche towards healing and wholeness. The theraputic aim is to encourage and co-operate with this natural impulse. The modalities offered include but are not limited to Sandplay Therapy, Work with Symbols, Emotional Release Processes, Dreamwork, Bioenergetics, Body Focus Process, Art and Music, Journalling, and transpersonal work.


    • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) - 1998
    • Bachelor of Behavioural Science - 1997
    • Grad Diploma of Adult & Vocational Education - 1999
    • Graduate Certificate in Expressive Therapies - 2003
    • Level 1 Practicioner in Expressive Therapies - 2005

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Psychological Society

    Quality Provision

    Clinical membership requires ongoing professional development and clinical supervision. I also have a strong commitment to ongoing personal development and training.


    I have been working with clients and conducting training courses since 1981. I originally began counselling as a volunteer, then returned to studies and became a fully registered psychologist. I also have three years training in Expressive Therapies and many years of experience working with people with disabilities and families with high and complex needs.


    Please call me to discuss available times.

    Transport and Parking

    Practice is situated in rural setting with ample parking.


    60 minute session - $140
    Professional Supervision: 90 minutes - $180
    Pensioners and healthcare card holders $107.45

    Payment Options

    Cash, EFTPOS, VISA, Mastercard
    and Direct Debit.

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    10 Questions with Carol Farnell

    • What led you to choose psychotherapy or counselling as a profession?

    • My experience of trying to find support for my children during a very traumatic time in our lives compelled me to return to study to become a psychologist with a passion for supporting children to recover from trauma
    • Which philosophical approaches have influenced your professional/personal development?

    • Psychoanalytical approach has strongly influenced my personal development while Jungian and experiential approach have strongly influenced my professional development. In recent years systemic family constellation approach has cohesively strengthened all of my education and experience.
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    Carol Farnell


    I am a registered psychologist, currently working in my well established private practice on land in North Maclean QLD. I am trained in a number of different modalities including: Expressive therapies, Interactive Drawing Therapy, and Systemic Family Constellations. More information is available on my website at: http://www.carolfarnell.com.au...

    • North Maclean/Greenbank
    • CBT, Dream Work, Emotional Release, Experiential, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Sandplay Therapy, Transpersonal, Trauma-Informed