Psychology in Noosa: Troubled in Paradise

I moved to Noosa at the beginning of 2015 to set up a new Psychology Practice. I have been running a successful practice in Brisbane since 2008.

Some of my cynical city friends wondered out loud if Noosa needed a Psychology Practice. I could understand their hesitancy. Psychology Noosa; are they strange bedfellows? For those who live in the city, Noosa represents the idyllic lifestyle; beaches, sunshine, green space, easy paced life. It is, after all, the ultimate holiday or retirement destination for many people each year. People who live in such an environment surely don’t suffer anxiety, depression or performance pressure in their jobs or relationships; or do they?

Sometimes the idea of having everything together can transform into pressure that