Counselling

"Finding Meaning in Life"

Address for Counselling

Lifechange Therapies
Canossa Specialist Centre, 160 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Oxley 4075. Contact Paul on: 0438 813 860

Connecting Your Meaning of Life

Suffering, doing it tough and not feeling ok is a part of our life. That does not mean we have lost Meaning in life. Just your Meaning of Life is clouded over by overwhelming thoughts and feelings.  However, your unchanged self (Spirit) is intact.  Victor Frankl speaks of this as your “defiant power.”
We may be moulded by so many factors and experiences of the past.  Now you are going to mould yourself by your defiant power. We offer a space for Connecting Meaning for those who are searching for Meaning in:

Meet Our Counsellors

Paul McQuillan PhD, Psy D., M. Ed., B.A., G. Dip Ed. St. (Ed.  Psych.), G. Dip Arts (Leadership), G. Cert. Corp. Mgmt.

Paul McQuillan is a registered Counsellor (PACFA No. 21993 – Clinical) and  a Member of the Viktor Frankl Institute (Vienna), a Faculty Member of the Viktor Frankl Institute (USA). He specialises in meaning of life issues, personal growth, relationships and cross-cultural issues.  He has worked as a high school teacher, Principal and system administrator across four states and territories. 

He is an Honorary Fellow of Australian Catholic University. 

Motoko Shimokawa, M. Coun., M. Soc. Sc.(Coun)., G. Dip Ed., M.A., B.A.

Motoko Shimokawa is a registered counsellor (PACFA No. 25394 – Clinical). She specialises in cross-cultural issues, personal growth, family and relationships. Her background includes  social work both in Japan and Australia , Crisis Support and many years as a high school teacher, lecturer, pastoral carer and counsellor in various states and territories. 

She is a qualified interpreter and translator (English/Japanese). 

How to Book an Appointment

We offer online (via ZOOM) counselling appointments from our clinic in Oxley, Brisbane. We serve clients worldwide. Booking times are listed for Brisbane Australia. In the “Time” section of the booking form, you can select your city, (or city closest to you), and the booking times will be displayed in your local time. Book a convenient time. Face to face appointments in Brisbane can be negotiated.  Please email us .

For Australian residents if you have a health care card or are on a Centrelink benefit we offer a 50% reduction in fees.

To book an appointment follow the instructions below and use our online booking form. To find out more send us a message using the form at the bottom of the page or call Paul on 0408 740 749.

Just complete our online booking form below.

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Select Lifechange Therapies in the Category option.
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If you have a Health Care Card or receive Centrelink Support then select Health Care Card as your service option. Please bring your Health Care Card with you for your first session.
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Select your counsellor. Paul is available Monday and Wednesday. Motoko Shimokawa is available on Fridays.

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I’m available on or after. In this section select the date you want your appointment. Then click  the blue “Next” button and you will be taken through to select the time you want your appointment.
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Appointment times your counsellor has available will display, just click the time you want you’ll be taken to the next section to complete your details.
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Fill out all of your contact information then click Next to move onto the payment section. Payments are processed via PayPal. If you don’t have a PayPal account you can pay using a Credit Card.

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Contact Us

To know more about our courses, or to inquire about personal counselling visit these pages on our site or send an enquiry.

Have Questions

Pick up the phone and give us a call. If we are with a client or student leave a message and we will return the call. Call Paul on:

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