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Taringa 7 Day Medical Centre, Level 1, 15 Morrow Street, Taringa


"Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know it just as well as you. We are all learners, doers and teachers."

Richard Bach.

Dr Romana Bowd

Dr Romana Bowd PhD, BSc(AppPsych), BSc(Hons), MAPS, CHP


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Romana Bowd has been working as a psychologist for over 15 years. This has included working in hospitals, community health, community corrections, community organisations such as Lifeline and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre and now has had her own private practice for over 10 years. Romana has also worked as a research officer and an academic researcher and tutor at the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology in health promotion and health education for over 20 years and has continued her professional development by achieving her PhD in e-health (telehealth) and communication and relationship building.

Clients who wish to consult with her can expect individually created therapies and assessments. Romana works collaboratively with general practitioners, specialists, Workcover, other allied health professionals, Family Services, government and non-government rehabilitation assistance schemes in order to provide a holistic health care plan. As an Australian Health Practitioners Registration Board certified psychologist who is also an accredited psychologist with the Australian Psychological Society and registered as an Enhanced Primary Care and Medicare Provider and Private Health Provider, clients are ensured of professional and ethical psychological services.


  • Anxiety
  • Phobia
  • Depression
  • Personal and couple counselling
  • Sports performance
  • Motivation
  • Alcohol and drug dependence
  • Crisis and trauma counselling
  • Physical and sexual abuse
  • Employee assistance
  • Medico-legal assistance
  • Relaxation programs.


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Therapy Modalities

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Solution Focussed


Emotion Focussed Therapy (EFT) for Couples

Person Centred

Reality Therapy