Our Services


Each member of our team has special areas of interest affording a  range of services to adolescents and adults covering a range of complex issues which may include:


Psychological Matters:

​Anxiety, Excessive Worry, Panic Attacks
Agoraphobia i.e. fear of crowds
Mood Disorders such as Depression 
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
​Stress Management and Adjustment  
Grief, Loss and Transitional Stages
Mindfulness and Relaxation  
​Communication and Assertiveness Skills Training  
​Sleep Difficulties
Specific Phobias  
Workplace Stress     

Relationship Matters:

Adolescent Adjustment 
Co-Dependency Issues
​Interpersonal Difficulties
Infidelity    

General Wellbeing:

Self Esteem and Self Confidence
Smoking Cessation
​Personal Development
Dr. Lee Kannis - Clinical Psychologist 
PGDipClinPsych Cant., PhD Psych Cant., PostgradDipCogThpy Oxf.

Our Team


Marcella Patten - Clinical Psychologist
BSW, GradDipPsychStudies, BSc(Hons), MPsych(Clin)
​Marcella’s clinical training and practice is in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectic Behaviour Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Marcella is particularly interested in working with women, young adults and Indigenous Australians, bringing both passion and commitment to her clinical practice and the personal development of others.

​In addition to treating a wide range of complex issues, Marcella specialises in:
Emotional Growth and Development | Anxiety and Related Issues such as Panic Attacks | Agoraphobia Trauma | Social Anxiety |  Dependency Issues | Binge Eating 
Lee's clinical experience includes working in a number of settings in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.  This includes experience with general adult mental health, anxiety disorders, and with adolescent mental health issues. Lee is committed to continued professional development and regularly attends training workshops in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.  Lee is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).  In addition to his clinical practice, Lee lecture's in Clinical Psychology at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Marcella is the Director of Mind and Wellbeing, Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS Clinical College. She is committed to using evidence based psychological strategies to empower individuals and provide them with practical skills. With a background in Social Work, in Australia and abroad in the UK and Canada, Marcella returned to study under the award of an APS Mental Health Scholarship earning her Master’s in Clinical Psychology with Commendation for Excellent Academic Achievement.


Mind and Wellbeing® Psychology

In addition to treating a wide range of complex issues, Lee specialises in:
​Anxiety and Trauma | Cognitive Behaviour Therapy | Metacognitive Therapy | Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing | Supervision
Mind and Wellbeing
8/134A Point Cartwright DriveBuddina, QLD4575AU
Phone: 07 5444 6568 Website: mindandwellbeing.com