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 Kobie Allison

Kobie Allison

Psychotherapist, Psychologist

Kobie Allison Psychology

Welcome to Kobie Allison Psychology. This Brisbane based psychology practice is founded upon the values of safety, enrichment and balance. Kobie Allison Psychology provides a model of care where all aspects of a person are acknowledged. Our biological background cannot help but influence our wellbeing. Our thoughts, emotions and behaviours are influenced by social and cultural factors with all of these aspects playing a significant role in human functioning.


  • City Cave, 7 Bayswater Street, Paddington, QLD 4061 (07) 3368 2207 PHONE (07) 3368 2207


  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Group Therapy, Psychoanalysis, Assessment, Coaching / Mentoring, Workshops / Courses, Workplace Training, Phone Consultations, Skype 
  • Kobie is a compassionate, warm and dedicated psychologist who has experience working with children and families, adolescents, and adults. The services she provides are evidence-based, and she maintains her expertise and professionalism through ongoing peer and clinical supervision, and continuing professional development.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Adolescent Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Borderline Personality, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive, Performance Anxiety, Personality Disorders, PTSD, Self Development, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    ACT, CBT, Narrative Therapy, Object Relations, Person Centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Self Psychology, Systems Theory

    Kobie’s therapeutic approach is predominantly psychodynamic, influenced by a therapeutic approach known as Self Psychology, or ‘the Psychology of the Self’. This approach is a means of understanding how people develop a clear and cohesive sense of self, exploring their own ambitions and ideals, enabling them to grow to fulfill their potential. Disruptions to the development of the self are thought to be the foundation of many emotional, psychological, and interpersonal difficulties.


    • Bachelor of Psychology (with Honours) - 2008 - Griffith University
    • Master of Applied Psychology (Counselling) - 2013 - The University of Queensland
    • Master of Psychology (Clinical) candidate - 2019 - Queensland University of Technology

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Association for Cognitive & Behaviour Therapy
    • Australian Psychological Society
    • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association of Australasia

    Quality Provision

    Generally her counselling approach moves through three inter-related stages; hearing and responding to the client’s story, mapping the possibilities and goal setting, action planning and closure. Her approach to counselling is gentle, compassionate, curious, gently challenging and attuned to what is happening for the client in the present moment. Kobie’s experiences in the field of psychology have allowed her to observe clients develop a much stronger understanding of themselves and of others.


    Kobie has worked as a counsellor in a variety of settings, including as a therapist for children and parents who have experienced grief and loss and anxiety related difficulties, and for children and adult survivors who have been abused physically, emotionally and/or sexually. Kobie has a special interest in working with children and families, and complex trauma. Kobie finds therapeutic work invigorating and is inspired by the bravery of clients to engage in the work.


    Each consultation is 50-minutes in duration. Extended and after hours (from 5 pm) consultations are also available and will attract an additional fee.


    As a Psychologist with general registration according to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA), clients receiving care under the Better Access Initiative will be eligible to receive a rebate of $84.80.

    Payment Options

    Accepted methods of payment include: Bankcard, Visa, and Mastercard. Please note that Kobie Allison Psychology does not accept American Express or Diners, and cash for payment.

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    Kobie Allison

    Psychotherapist, Psychologist

    Kobie Allison Psychology provides a therapeutic space for people interested in advancing their emotional health and personal development. Kobie Allison Psychology provides counselling and psychological services for children, families, adolescents and adults. The practice focuses upon providing compassionate counselling for individuals with a range of difficulties. The therapeutic space is one that is warm, respectful, and safe. It is located at City Cave Paddington (07) 3368 2207....

    • Paddington
    • ACT, CBT, Narrative Therapy, Object Relations, Person Centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Self Psychology, Systems Theory