Testing and Psychologists

Psychologists

Many schools have qualified psychologists on their staff to assist with student wellbeing, future goal setting and career advice and testing that may be required.

There are times when a psychologist may not be available or suitable for the purposes of testing for giftedness. The website provided here is the search page from the Australian Psychological Society. Here you can search for psychologists who live within reasonable distance from your home. Before using their services, it is best to check whether they have ever worked with gifted children and are comfortable with various ability tests. Discuss with them your reasons for testing and what information is required - also, who would be the audience for any further discussions.

https://www.psychology.org.au/Find-a-Psychologist 

Psychometric Testing

Psychometric testing for ability profiling is available from psychologists. Learn more about the testing instruments at the Psychology Society website.

Professionals who are known to QAGTC compilers for having experience with gifted children are listed below. This list is for information and does not carry any particular recommendation from QAGTC.

Psychologists

Name                Phone number                     Location

Tony Burton   (07) 3830 53270407 427 754  Brisbane

Woodside Counselling and Guidance Centre   (07) 3378 0888  Indooroopilly

Kym McCarthy (07) 5477 44020438 544 545 Sunshine Coast

Mary McGrath (07) 3371 0299  Red Hill

Coral Palmer (07) 3480 5583  Kallangur

Sali Smith (07) 3368 1300  Bardon

Philip Trudinger (07) 3391 3733  Woolloongabba

John Worthington 0414 883 463  travels around Queensland

Tania Marshall 0414 577 873  Sunshine Coast

Craig Wright (07) 5526 1516  Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast

Kerry Marsh (07) 5549 1696  Willow Vale, Gold Coast

Julie Maunder 0407 197 523  Camp Hill