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Phil Botha 

Phil has had more than 35 years of experience is counselling in different contexts of which the last

22 years as a registered psychologist. He was also involved in guest lecturing at universities and

institutes for diploma and post graduate programmes.

He developed and presented courses and workshops on various topics such as:

Palliative care and support for terminally ill individuals and their families, Relationship enhancement,

Sport psychology for coaches, performance psychology in sport, Life skills in the workplace, Suicide prevention and Prevention of burnout.

Phil has endeavoured to keep up to date and educated in the latest developments in Neuroplasticity and therapeutic modalities. As a result of this he has completed numerous courses and attended

conferences in Australia and internationally in order to keep his knowledge and skills current.

As a keen sportsman, who participated in representative sport when younger, he is interested in performance enhancement in all levels of sport. As part of his master’s in counselling psychology, he completed a thesis with a sport psychology focus.

Phil want to help people to reach their full potential and to live a meaningful life.

Phone today for an appointment

07 5573 2200 or book online by clicking on the 'Book an appointment' button

Clients ​Phil work with:

  • Works mainly with adults and late teens.
  • Has experience working with older population
  • Individuals and teams in the enhancement of performance in sport and business
  • Assisting creative individuals in expanding their creative skills

Area of Interest:

  • Trauma
  • PTSD and Complex PTSD
  • Depression and other mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Life skills training
  • Performance enhancement in sport and life
  • Enhancement of creativity
  • Older people’s mental health
  • Addictions
  • Palliative care and grief and loss
  • Relationship counselling
  • Disordered Eating

Therapeutic Approach:

I do not use a “one fit all” approach and endeavour to Creatively and holistically integrate various treating modalities in order to benefit the client in an optimal way.

Person centred

CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)



Gestalt therapy

Human modelling

Internal Family Systems therapy

New Clients:         Accepting


The Hub - Upper Coomera

Tuesdays:       8:00 – 19:00

Wednesday:    8:00 - 13:00

Harbour Point - Hope Island 

Thursdays:     14:00 – 19:00

Fridays:          14:00 – 18:00

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