Miguel Barreiro

General Psychologist, Relationship Therapist, Family Therapist


Miguel is a Senior Psychologist and has extensive experience in counselling and psychotherapy with individuals, relationships, and families. A fluent Spanish speaker, Miguel has lived in the Eastern Suburbs since arriving in Australia, from South America, in 1975.

Now married with five children, Miguel has earned a Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences Degree with Highest Class Honours from La Trobe University. Post Graduation, Miguel completed a two year Clinical Internship. Miguel employs a range of therapeutic approaches, specifically selected to match individual client needs. Miguel integrates Cognitive Behavioural and Interpersonal Therapies in his clinical practice. In particular, Miguel has had extensive training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness Training (MT).

Since 2004, Miguel has been researching the application of Positive Psychology in clinical practice. In addition, Miguel specialises in Marital Therapy and Family Therapy, with postgraduate certification in both fields.

Sessions can be held in English and Spanish.


Miguel has provided psychological services to individuals, couples and families for over twenty years. He has a collaborative approach to the therapeutic process.


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Interpersonal Therapy
Existential psychotherapy.
Positive Psychology

Standard Pricing

  • Cost per session
  • 185 / hr

Each session is approximately 50 minutes in duration


  • Couple Counselling
  • Individual Counselling

Areas of Specialty

  • Depression
    Relationship Counselling
    Psycho-legal reports
    Anxiety Disorders
    Adjustment disorder
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    Grief and Loss
    Work related issues
    Work cover/TAC


  • Bachelor behavioural Science with first class Honours

Rebates: When you have an appointment with one of our psychologists you may be eligible for a Medicare rebate of $89.65 (if you see a General Psychologist) and $129.55 (if you see a Clinical Psychologist), per session. We do not bulk bill. There is an out of pocket fee which varies depending on the clinician you see.

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