Gail Purkis

Gail Purkis B.Sc. (Psych), Dip. Psychol. MAPS, GAICD

Gail PurkisGail is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Hypnotherapist. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the UNSW and her postgraduate clinical qualifications at the University of Sydney. Gail is a member of the Australian Psychological Society’s Clinical College. She is approved by Work Cover to provide psychological services to injured workers in the NSW Worker’s Compensation System. In addition Gail is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Gail has worked in private practice for a number of years and provides a range of evidence based strategies and therapies, including hypnotherapy and EMDR to reduce distress and enhance and promote emotional wellbeing for people of all ages.

This may include therapy for children with autism and other developmental issues, and their families; individual, couple and family therapy; mental health issues for adolescents and adults; life adjustment issues; post traumatic stress disorders; stress management, grief and loss issues and addictions.

In addition Gail provides therapeutic intervention and support for people suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the neurological and emotional effects of  Lyme Like Illness. All strategies are tailored to the individual needs of the client in the context of their life, experiences and beliefs as a whole.

Her services can be claimed from Medicare, if referred under a Mental Health Care Plan from their GP, or from most private health funds.

Gail PurkisAreas of interest are:

  • Addictions
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Complex Health Issues
  • Conduct Disorders
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorders
  • Phobic Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychological needs of Veterans & current Servicemen And Woman
  • Stress Management
  • Work Related Psychological Issues
  • Workers Compensation



Gail’s Hours are Wednesdays 9:00am – 5:00pm and Thursdays from 9:00am – 1:00pm.
Later appointments are available on request.

Consultations are by appointment only. Please ring our secretaries between 9am and 5pm to make an appointment.


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