Dr Michael Herd Psychologist

clinic location
11A/13 Norman Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland, 4030, Australia
clinic location
11A/13 Norman Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland, 4030, Australia


Michael Herd is a Psychologist with the team at All About Kids. He is a registered Psychologist and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. He has been working with children and families as a Teacher, Guidance Counsellor and Psychologist for more than 30 years. Michael has a particular interest in supporting families with parenting, difficult behaviour and children on the autistic spectrum. He also has a great deal of experience with childhood anxiety disorders (including OCD and phobias), depression and anger issues, and is proficient in psychometric, academic and behavioural assessments. His therapeutic approach is based upon Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy but he also uses other approaches such as Narrative Therapy and Motivational Interviewing, depending upon the individual needs of the client. Michael is a registered Trainer with Triple P International and has trained practitioners in Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore. He has recently completed a PhD at the University of Queensland examining the effectiveness of preterm parenting intervention on later child behaviour.

Area of Focus

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety and phobias
  • Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behaviour Problems
  • Bullying
  • Child Psychology
  • Conduct disorders
  • Depression
  • General Counselling
  • General Psychology
  • Intellectual Assessments
  • Parenting
  • Teenagers
  • Academic Performance
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Couples Therapy
  • Developmental disorders
  • Disabilities
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Shyness & social skills deficits


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychoeducation

Patient Focus

  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Infants
  • Families

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Group Sessions
  • Home Visits
  • Online consultations
  • School Visits


  • Dip T, BEd, GradDip Counselling, GradDip Psychology, PostGradDip Psychology, MEd St., Assoc MAPS


  • Triple P Trainer