“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.”
— Sigmund Freud

My name is Brendan McMahon, thank you for visiting my website. I am a registered psychologist and a psychotherapist in private practice at Silverton Place on Wickham Terrace at Spring Hill in the Brisbane CBD. I am also a Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor, providing supervision to psychology trainees undertaking the  4+1 and 5+1 pathways to registration as well as collegial consultations for professional and personal development. I work in a compassionate, gentle, and empathic manner to help you understand yourself better and feel better at the same time.

I conduct adult psychotherapy and see persons aged 18 and older. I have a particular interest in providing long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy (sometimes called psychodynamic psychotherapy), but I also conduct shorter-term psychotherapy that is more symptom-focussed, where appropriate.

This type of therapy is best suited for people who place a high value on personal growth and want to understand themselves better and what motivates them.

It is out of this understanding and insight that people come to perceive themselves differently and more realistically and can develop new ways of thinking, feeling, behaving, and relating to others. It is a chance to break out of old patterns of habitually behaving, improve relationships with self and others, develop deeper meaning in life, find increased self-acceptance and consequently greater life satisfaction.  




Deciding to undertake psychotherapy can be a very difficult and potentially confronting thing to do. You can feel very vulnerable and unsure if this is the right thing for you. To see if psychotherapy might be helpful to you and if I might be the right person for you to see, find out more by clicking the link below.

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Ready to take the next step? My office is conveniently located at Silverton Place, behind Brisbane Central Railway Station on Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, in the Brisbane CBD. To get in touch with me to make an appointment or if you want to contact me to see what I might be able to offer you, I am happy to talk with you and answer your questions. Just click the link below to get in touch with me.

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