Clinical and Forensic Psychology Services

Based on the Gold Coast of Australia, Doley Psychological Services provides clinical and forensic psychological assessment and treatment, as well as mediation and family dispute resolution.

Therapy for Couples

Research shows that to make a relationship last, couples must become better friends, learn to manage conflict, and create ways to support each other’s hopes for the future.

Dr Rebekah Doley, offers couples counselling using the principles of the highly researched Gottman Method, as well as a range of techniques from other evidence-based approaches, such as Emotion Focused Therapy, Schema Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

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Mediation Services

Family Dispute Resolution is now firmly situated in Australia’s family law system as a first resort for family dispute resolution.

Mediation is a recognized human resources tool to effect satisfactory outcomes to personnel conflicts and disputes in commercial arenas. Alternative Dispute Resolution is widely recognised as a cost-effective and efficient process when compared to seeking resolution through courts.

Nationally accredited family dispute resolution practitioner and mediator, Dr Rebekah Doley, offers you a cost-effective and time efficient pathway to resolving parenting, civil or commercial disputes.

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Forensic (Legal) Psychology

Doley Psychology Services is an experienced provider of psychological assessments and treatment relevant to medico-legal contexts. We also provide risk-management strategies for government and private organisations seeking to minimise exposure to fraud, arson and other serial crime.
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Dr Rebekah M. Doley, Principal Psychologist

With more than 26 years experience, Dr Rebekah Doley is an endorsed clinical and forensic psychologist. Rebekah has worked as a psychologist for the Australian Defence Force, and in private and public sector organisations. Her career has focused on providing clinical treatment to adults in community-based settings, as well as working with offenders in the community and prison environments. Rebekah has developed an international reputation for her work in understanding and treatment of deliberate fire-setting in juveniles and adults.

As an Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University, Rebekah lectures in Psychology and Law, Clinical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapies, and Professional Practice, Research Methods and Ethics.  She provides supervision for peers and provisionally registered psychologists, as well as conducting research addressing a range of clinical and forensic aspects of psychology.

Rebekah Doley Foresnic Psychologist

Dr Rebekah Doley

Psychology research

Dr Doley has published widely in the area of clinical and forensic psychology, with a focus on deliberate firesetting and alternative dispute resolution / mediation.

Book review by Karen Franklin PhD.

Complete list of publications

The following pages contain a comprehensive list of publications written by Dr Rebekah Doley. They have been broken down into Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed), Publications (Books & Book Contributions) and Publications (Other Output).