Joel Wilson

Joel Wilson | Clinical Psychologist

BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin.), MAPS

Joel completed his Bachelor's of Psychology (with Honours) and Masters of Clinical Psychology at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. With extensive experience working with clients of all ages in various settings, including hospitals, private practice and sports, Joel brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to his practice.

Adopting a warm and empathetic approach, Joel tailors therapy to meet the unique needs of each individual. He is dedicated to working collaboratively with clients to help them navigate life’s challenges, resolve internal conflicts and develop skills to enhance their wellbeing. Joel's commitment to fostering a supportive and understanding environment allows clients to feel safe and empowered during their therapeutic journey.

Areas of Specialisation

Joel is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a variety of psychological disorders and has special interest in the following areas:

  • Men's mental health and wellbeing
  • Alcohol and substance use
  • Gambling addiction
  • Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Mood disorders
  • Stress and burn-out
  • Interpersonal/relationship difficulties
  • Self-esteem and confidence
  • ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Therapeutic Approaches
As a client-centred practitioner, Joel employs a variety of evidence-based approaches tailored to each client’s unique needs, preferences, and strengths. Joel's therapeutic methods include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical-Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Mindfulness-based interventions

Outside of his work, Joel enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends. An avid beachgoer, he also enjoys a variety of sports, including footy, basketball and surfing. Joel loves attending comedy shows, reading books and watching live gigs. Joel believes in maintaining a balanced lifestyle and often incorporates this philosophy into his therapeutic work, encouraging clients to find harmony in their own lives.