Dr Merima Isakovic Psychologist

Inspire - Southport Central Southport Central - Building G (purple entrance), Level 2, 27 Garden Street, Southport, Queensland, 4215


Inspire - Southport Central Southport Central - Building G (purple entrance), Level 2, 27 Garden Street, Southport, Queensland, 4215
Map for Southport Central - Building G (purple entrance), Level 2, 27 Garden Street, Southport, Queensland, 4215


Dr Merima Isakovic is the founder and Director of the Inspire Clinical Psychology practice. She is Inspire’s Principal Clinical Psychologist and the Clinical NeuroPsychologist. She has devoted her working life to building a safe and nurturing nest where all Psychologists in her Inspire practice are genuinely warm, respectful and empathic practitioners with high ethical values, valuable clinical skills and wide experience, who value you for who you are and can inspire and help you grow the best in you, our Client. Dr Merima is exceptionally warm, devoted and skilled at helping people, with many years of professional experience in psychotherapy, neuropsychotherapy, psychological counselling, clinical & neuropsychological assessment, as well as research, clinical supervision and mentoring across Australia and internationally. Dr Merima is a well-respected member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) as well as New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPS) and highly regarded Clinical Supervisor among the Colleague Psychologists. Dr Merima has been devoted to and working with Clients of all ages including children, young people, adults, seniors, couples and families as well as people who struggle with addiction, personality issues, recovery from complex injury, cancer (psycho-oncology) and other challenging illnesses requiring major life adjustments. In addition to clinical work, Dr Merima has been providing effective specialist services to a diverse range of Clients in various therapeutic settings, including the provision of consultancy and mentoring for the Medical Health Specialists.

Qualifications and Experience


  • PhD in Psychology, Master Level PgDip Clinical Psychology,

Specialisation and Services

Area of Focus

  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol and other drugs addictions (AOD)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety and phobias
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behaviour Problems
  • Brain injuries
  • Cancer support
  • Child Psychology
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Coping with disability
  • Couples Therapy
  • Crisis management
  • Custody issues
  • Dementia
  • Disabilities
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotional abuse
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Executive Coaching
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief and Loss
  • Identity Problems
  • Intellectual Assessments
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTI issues
  • Memory Problems
  • Neuropsychological assessment
  • Neuropsychology
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Parenting
  • Personality Assessments
  • Personality disorders
  • Physical Abuse
  • Play Therapy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Schema Therapy
  • School readiness
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual identity
  • Sexual identity disorders
  • Suicide
  • Supervision
  • Terminal Illness
  • Trauma
  • Victim of Crime
  • Work Related Issues
  • Workplace Bullying
  • Workplace Issues


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Body Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy Gestalt
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoeducation
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Patient Focus

  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Families
  • Older adults
  • Women
  • Infants
  • Men
  • People with disabilities
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Couples
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
  • Non-Binary People

Languages Spoken

  • Croatian
  • English
  • Russian
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Chinese


  • Online consultations