With Dr Michelle (Vickers) Darragh
and Vicki Nicolas

Evidence-based, tailored therapy in East Brisbane.


Our passion is to provide hope and help people gain improved mental health. With 20 years of experience, we have helped people to regain connection to family and friends, find meaning and joy, improve their confidence, move beyond feelings of being ‘stuck’ and over come life’s challenges. 

Michelle and Vicki evidence-based therapy and counselling for adults in two Brisbane locations. Dr Michelle is a senior psychologist with over 20 years experience; Vicki is a fully registered psychologist and clinical registrar.

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We can help with the following

Working with Dr Michelle or Vicki can help cope through a range of life’s challenges. These challenges and life events include, but are not limited to:




Why our psychologists?

  • Both Dr Michelle and Vicki are calm, genuine and understanding
  • We are experienced in psychology, life and business
  • Dr Michelle has also worked in Defence, start-ups and corporate leadership
  • We are evidence-based practitioners, i.e., we use therapies that work for most people
  • … and there’s a gorgeous mini-Labradoodle dog to greet you at the clinic!


“A psychologist is able to assess trauma and help people better understand and respond through coping strategies and techniques. A psychologist can also help a person to manage other problems that may be associated with the trauma, such as depression, stress, drug and alcohol use, or relationship problems.” 

Australian Psychology Society 2022

About Psychologist Dr Michelle

20 Years Experience

Michelle combines genuine care with 20 years of experience. She has a particular interest in working with those who have suffered from traumatic events, whether earlier in life, in the workplace, or elsewhere.

Defence Background

A former Commissioned Officer and Psychologist in the Australian Army Reserves. Michelle has worked with many people in Defence and emergency services. She has experience helping those with PTSD, significant burns and/or accidents.

Evidence- Based Care

As a registered psychologist, Michelle takes an evidence-based approach to psychology and counselling. Michelle has a degree in psychology, doctorate of organisational psychology and a master of clinical psychology. 

Take action to improve your mental health today with a psychologist from Hope. Heal. Health. Psychology in East Brisbane.