About Debra Goodchild

Debra is an experienced therapist offering counselling and psychotherapy services to individuals, children, couples, and families. 

She is a Clinical Registrant on the PACFA National Register of Psychotherapists and Counsellors.


Debra has over 30 years experience in the Mackay /Moranbah region within rural mining communities, schools, hospital, community, child health and volunteer work sectors.


She is an accredited Triple P Parenting Provider for all levels including adolescents and an experienced group facilitator to parent, community groups, health, education and childcare professionals. Debra is also a registered NDIS Provider.


Prior to moving into private practice, Debra worked in the following areas:-

  • Senior Family Therapist -  Child Youth and Family Health Unit - Mackay Hospital and Health Service

  • Professional Counsellor – Moranbah Community Health - servicing Moranbah, Glenden and Nebo

  • Counsellor and Trainer - Australian Breastfeeding Association

  • Primary School Teacher - Education Queensland