Gold Coast's Pinniger Clinic
The Pinniger Clinic, Gold Coast Robina, where cutting edge neuroscience meets depth psychotherapy.
We are staffed by a hard-working team which includes internationally-recognised psychiatrists, psychologists, counsellors and corporate consultants. Use the details below to arrange a referral to an individual therapist. Please note that some referrals require written authorisation from a General Medical Practitioner or a Medical Specialist.
A/Professor Leon Petchkovsky FRCPsych PhD
mobile: 0420 923 885
The Director, Dr Leon Petchkovsky, is a UQ Associate Professor in Psychiatry and is an experienced Jungian Analyst. He is a past-President of both the CG Jung Institute and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Jungian Analysts. He regularly works in remote Central Australian communities.
Dr Harry Freeman FRANZCP
mobile: 0418 624 266 (Click here for news about Dr Freeman.)
Dr Philip Morris FRANZCP PhD
mobile: 0422 545 753
Dr Morris has medical qualifications MBBS (Hons), BSc(med) (Hons), and PhD.
He is qualified in psychiatry and addiction medicine in Australia and is a
Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
(FRANZCP) and a Fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine
(FAChAM). He is qualified in general adult psychiatry and geriatric
psychiatry in the USA and is Board Certified by the American Board of
Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). He is a Certified Independent Medical
Examiner (CIME) with the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
(ABIME). Dr Morris is a Distinguished Fellow and Board Member of the Pacific
Rim College of Psychiatry.
Dr Morris is Executive Director of the Gold Coast Institute of Mental Health. He is Medical Director of Mirikai, a young adult drug and alcohol rehabilitation program on the Gold Coast, and is Medical Director of the Gold Coast - Tweed Memory Disorders Clinic. He has a private psychiatric and medico-legal practice on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane. He is a member of the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Reference Committee... [click for more]
Professor Ian R. Coyle
mobile: 0419 722 258
Professor Coyle obtained his PhD in Psychology in 1975. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology in 1976. He is a Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Forensic Excellence at Bond University. He has published in Clinical Psychology, Criminology, Ergonomics, Forensic Psychology, Law, Psychopharmacology, and Safety Science. He has been the recipient of a number of research grants and awards. He is a full member of the College of Forensic Psychologists of the Australian Psychological Society and is one of two experts in medico-legal psychology in the world accredited to the International Criminal Court. Apart from lecturing extensively he has given expert evidence in forensic matters for over 25 years. He has authored or supervised the writing of over 12,500 forensic reports presented in various jurisdictions. He has given evidence in Australian jurisdictions more than a 1000 times over the last 25 years. In criminal matters Professor Coyle has specific expertise in perceptual, cognitive and perceptual factors relevant to eyewitness evidence; child sexual abuse/rape; paedophilia; human factors engineering/forensic ergonomics; criminogenic risk assessment and psychopharmacology.
Dr Jonathan Dwyer PhD MAPS
mobile: 0431 107 375
Dr Dwyer is a PhD psychologist with over twenty-five years experience and international recognition at the highest professional levels. He provides sensitive treatment of both historical and recent psychological trauma of all types, evidence-based post-disaster interventions in both long-term and time-limited format, and is also available for your personality disorder patients. Dr Dwyer provides both CBT & psychoanalytic therapy consults, including Jungian psychotherapy working with dream and active imagination, as well as silent meditation, mindfulness and psychodrama techniques. He is also available for psychometric research design and analysis consultation, including preparation and submission of theses, and papers for peer-review publication.
Danielle Montgomery BSc (Hons) MCounsPsych MAPS
phone: (07) 3356 7070
mobile: 0448 055 497
Danielle is a psychologist whose areas of focus include depression & anxiety disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, grief & bereavement issues, work stress, and perinatal and relationship issues.
Social Workers, Psychoanalyst and Organizational Consultant Associates:
Patrick Burnett Jungian Analyst (Zurich trained)
mobile: 0439 945 042
Patrick is an Analyst who sees Jungian psychotherapy as a place where people have the opportunity to deeply explore their own mind and motivations in a setting that is supportive, empathic and completely non-judgmental. Patrick believes that the human mind is able to heal itself and bring itself back into balance given the right circumstances.
Patrick trained at The C.G. Jung Institute, Zürich, Switzerland. Now, as a senior Jungian analyst within the Australian and New Zealand Society of Jungian Analysts and as a Training Analyst with the C.G. Jung Institute of ANZSJA, he is engaged in selecting, training, examining and supervising trainee Jungian Analysts.
Patrick Burnett is available to psychologists and psychotherapists for psychotherapeutic supervision.
Paul Dickson Organisational Consultant,
mobile: 0408 010 556
web: Natural Health and Medicine
mobile: 0404 118 892
Nargiza Sowman is a graduate from Southern Cross University with a degree in Naturopathy. As a practitioner of natural and preventative medicine, she believes that diet is fundamental to good health and enjoys working with clients to empower them to regain and maintain their own health. Nargiza works from a holistic and biochemical perspective and uses multiple modalities such as nutrition and herbal medicine, homeopathy, tactile therapy and flower essences in treatment.
Her special interests are in mental health, womens health, childrens health and chronic conditions affecting older adults.
Nargiza also has a degree in Business Management and Marketing from the University of South Australia and regularly attends seminars, workshops and conferences to update her clinical skills and knowledge.
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