About Sandra – Psychologist

Sandra is gentle, warm and accepting in her approach. She is committed to providing a space where clients feel safe and comfortable to disclose their unique challenges. Her passion lies in supporting and empowering individuals to heal, develop insight and adapt by offering the skills to master their experiences, thoughts, feelings, relationships and problems in healthier ways. Ultimately, Sandra aims to assist clients to become their own practitioner so they can create positive changes in their lives.

Sandra is a registered psychologist and has experience in working with clients of various ages, cultures and backgrounds.

Her special interests are depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, relationship challenges, stress, anger, low self-esteem, parenting support, and chronic pain.

While she tailors treatments to individuals, she draws from evidence-based approaches including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Interpersonal Therapy.

Vitality Unleashed Psychology Psychologist Gold Coast

QUALIFICATIONS

Sandra has successfully obtained the following qualifications:

  • Master of Professional Psychology (Australian Catholic University)
  • Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science (Bond University)
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Monash University)

Her credentials are: GradDipPsychSc, MProfPsych, Assoc MAPS

REGISTRATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Sandra is a fully-registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • She is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Sandra has been practicing as a Psychologist in various sectors, with her work primarily focused within the private practice settings, non-government mental health settings, and aged care. 

CLIENT FOCUS

Teens, Adults & Older Adults, Females, Males, Non-Binary Persons, Highly Sensitive People (HSP’s), Introverts, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ+ 

PARTICULAR AREAS OF INTEREST

Sandra is a highly empathetic, caring psychologist with a genuine passion for helping people with their wide ranging mental health issues. Whilst she provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment of many conditions, she has particular interest in the following conditions:

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

TREATMENT MODALITIES

Sandra has training and experience in utilising a wide variety of treatment modalities. Sandra tailors her approach to each individual client’s unique needs with regards to their presenting issues and their treatment goals and thus does not utilise a ‘one-size fits all approach’. Modalities include but are not limited to:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT)
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Interpersonal Therapy

Book your psychology appointment with our Gold Coast Psychologist Sandra Fuchs today.

We welcome bookings via phone (07 5574 3888), email (contact@vitalityunleashed.com.au), and via online booking (click link).