Michelle Costanzo (Brisbane Psychologist working with Trauma)
Mindset Synergy Pty Ltd
Shop 8, 221 Waterworks Road

About me

Michelle Costanzo
Director and Principal Psychologist

Michelle Costanzo is a fully registered and practicing Psychologist with 15 years’ experience, and she has worked within the health care industry for over 20 years.

Michelle utilises a wide range of therapy approaches developed for assisting children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families with emotional, behavioural, and relationship issues.  Michelle works in the areas of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Process), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Positive Psychology, Family Systems, Sandplay Therapy and Creative Therapy. Michelle works to empower people to strengthen and enrich their lives.

Michelle is a passionate professional, acclaimed within the social services sector, notably featuring as a key note and motivational speaker across social and educational issues, and she holds Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society (AMAPS).  She has been inducted as a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society (CQU and QUT branch), a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM), actively engage in APS support groups for EMDR; and is a member of EMDR Association of Australia (EMDRAA); and Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS).

In the areas of business and business coaching, her passion lies in the development and implementation of strategies that create more effective value based partnerships among community and business based efforts.  She works within formal and informal support systems, and utilises authentic leadership within the social service sector and private industries. Michelle promotes and assists economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits to people; utilises change management strategies, and strengthens culture and values to bring the best out of service systems resulting in the best possible service outcomes for individuals, families, and organisations. She works to empower others to strengthen their knowledge and skills, and unlock their full potential.

Michelle brings a wealth of management experience to Mindset Synergy, which includes expertise as a Committee Member and a former president of Community Centre Governance, past Director of Deadly Nations Ltd, Board Secretary of 4 Community Not for Profit Organisations, and Executive Management of strategy and operations of companies within the Education and Training, and in the Human Services Sector (Child Safety/Protection, Disabilities, Aged Care, Family Relationships, Individual and Family therapy). Michelle is adynamic force within Mindset Synergy, and a person who manages and encourages leadership and team building.

Training & qualifications

Professional Memberships

  • Associate Member of Australian Psychological Society
  • EMDR Association of Australia
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • Fellow of Australian Institute of Management

Associations I belong to

Australian Psychological Society (APS)


My session fee is $ 125.00
Medicare Rebate

More Information

  • The standard fee of $125 applies to 1-hour appointments during the week.
  • Saturday sessions available and attract a surcharge of $15 per hour.
  • I offer sliding scale for those in Financial Hardship, and Bulk Billing (conditions apply)
  • Home Visits Available - A surcharge is applicable

Mission Statement

At Mindset Synergy, people are empowered to enrich their lives.  Services are non-judgemental and cultrivate strengths of individuals, couples, families and organisations to help them flourish, enhance their well-being, find their full potential, and use meaningful and practical strategies for change.  We respect the rights of all people, in all their diversity, to live with dignity and safety, to define their goals, live within their values, and to enjoy healthy relationships.

Our warm, professional approach encompasses a belief in the ability of people to learn new ways of coping and managing their health to live enriched lives. We are passionate about empowering people to explore, unlock, and realise their full potential.

Our staff have an in depth understanding of human development, behaviour, motivation, personality, and interpersonal dynamics. Our experience also strengthens our practice within the dynamics of organisations and the complex interplay between organisational culture, leadership, and performance.

Embrace your future with knowledge, awareness and confidence with us at Mindset Synergy.


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Mindset Synergy Pty Ltd
Shop 8, 221 Waterworks Road

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Types of session

  • Face To Face

Languages I speak

  • English

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