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Dr Paula Rodrigues

B Beh Sc B Sc (Hons) Appl Psych DPsych

Dr Rodrigues is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Clinical Psychologist with a focus on the Applied Neurosciences, being the application of neuroscience to real world settings. Dr Rodrigues has worked as a privately practicing psychologist for over twenty years on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Dr Rodrigues is the founder and developer of the Neuroactualise program ( which is a three stage treatment approach (RESET-REWIRE-RETRAIN) incorporating clinical psychology and the applied neurosciences. In this approach Dr Rodrigues utilises a combination of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) “Tapping” and LENS Neurofeedback, as well as Audio-Visual Entrainment (AVE) and Cranio-Electro Stimulation (CES) in her comprehensive treatment approach.

As well as maintaining a clinical practice alongside her husband Errol, Dr Rodrigues also utilises this growing field of the Applied Neurosciences with her peak performance clientele including Business Leaders, Professional athletes and those seeking ultimate brain balance and optimal human performance states to achieve excellence in their respective fields.

Dr Rodrigues has a Bachelor of Behavioural Science and a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Applied Psychology, as well as a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Dr Rodrigues is also currently completing a Masters of Neuroscience at the University of New England with her three key areas of research focussed on the effect of trauma on the brain, cognitive decline and neurodevelopmental conditions, primarily Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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