Our Team

Brisbane Psychotherapist Counselor Ipswich Logan Brisbane

Margoth Alvarado
MFMH; BSocSci; BSW; Dip ComHS

Expert Counselor and Mental Health Psychotherapist

Creative counselling service Brisbane is a group of psychotherapists, counsellors, mental health therapists and psych professionals who are bulk billing service providers for psychotherapy and mental health counselling to those suffering from anxiety, depression, needing marriage counselling and those needing de-addiction counselling for their drug and alcohol addiction. They also provide clinical counselling and psychotherapy for obesity and for the adolescents and child health. Creative Counselling Service is a safe, confidential, respectful & caring space for discussing sensitive issues & exploring challenges which maintains complete confidentiality of your records and everything you say to us.

Margoth Alvarado, head of the group, is a highly qualified & very experienced counselor, with professional qualifications across multiple disciplines, including Psychotherapy, Sand Play Mindfulness therapy Social Work, Youth work and Child Protection, sexual abuse,  Victims of crimes and Domestic violence. She has a degree in Bachelor of Social Science in Counselling and mediation, from the South Cross University. Margoth also hold a degree in Social work and mental health, a diploma in Community and Human service and extensive experienced in working with metal health and Disability service including child  protection.                                                                                      read-more

Brisbane based Psychiatrist Pain Specialist Brisbane Ipswich Logan

Dr Raguraman (Ragu) Janakiraman
DPM, DIH, FIPS, FRANZCP, Cert. Adult Psych.

Consultant Psychiatrist and Pain Medicine Fellow

Dr. Raguraman Janakiraman (Ragu) is a Fellow of the Indian College of Psychiatrists and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. He has also obtained post-fellowship advanced certification in adult psychiatry from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. His additional qualifications include diploma in industrial psychology & Hygiene and diploma in psychological medicine. He has more than 15 years of experience in managing a variety of psychiatric conditions.

 Dr. Raguraman Janakiraman (Ragu) is a faculty member and lecturer of The University of Queensland. He is an expert in performing psycho-socio-biomedical assessment and management of patients with complex needs. He contributes to the development of new knowledge and it’s dissemination through audit and research. He has published his works in both national and international journals. He advocates evidence- based pain management on behalf of patients. He uses therapy techniques based on Bio-Psycho-Social and Rehabilitative approach.

His special interests in Psychiatry include Anxiety disorders, Trauma and Stressor-Related disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Disruptive and Impulse control disorder, Depressive disorders, Feeding and Eating disorders, Bipolar affective disorder and Related disorder, Common mental health problems in Immigrants and Refugees, Trans-cultural issues, Schizophrenia Spectrum and other psychotic disorders, Somatoform Pain Disorders, Personality disorders.

His special interests in Pain Medicine include Pain Management, Primary Headache Syndromes, Spinal and Radicular Pain Syndromes, Widespread Pain Syndrome / Fibromyalgia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Acute Herpetic neuralgia and Post Herpetic Neuralgia, Trigeminal neuralgia and facial pain, Visceral Pain, Somatic Symptoms and Related Disorders, Hip and Thigh Musculoskeletal pain origin.

Brisbane based Dietician Brisbane Ipswich Logan

Dr Winsome Abbott
B Sc (London), Dip Nutrition & Dietetics, M App Science (research), PhD (UQ) 

Accredited Practicing Dietitian

Lecturer School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences- University of Qld

Dr. Winsome Abbott has 30 years as a clinical dietitian in Qld Health. Psychiatrists. This included long term experience in mental health. Dr Abbott is interested in cognitive changes associated with mental health conditions. Dr Abbott has 20 years in private practices.

Interest areas
• Healthy eating for all ages
• Chronic disease-diabetes, elevated cholesterol, elevated blood pressure
• Assistance with weight gain if needed-eg cancer, emphysaema
• Obesity-including mindful eating
• Pre and post gastric sleeve surgery. Monitoring of vitamin and mineral status
• Dietary advice for people on psychiatric medication- eg antipsychotics
• Eating disorders- binge eating and anorexia nervosa
• Vegetarian eating
• Vitamin and mineral status including vitamin B12, folic acid, vitamins D, E and A, zinc and selenium

Service: 60 mins new consult, 30 mins review consult. Home visits if required

Charging schedule-in office

Bulk bill: EPC chronic disease Medicare referrals. Require a GP referral.