Dr Kris Ojala

What is your experience?

  • Clinical psychologist for ten years working predominantly with anxiety and OCD
  • He has experience in facilitating OCD group programs for both children and adults
  • He has conducted professional development workshops on the treatment of OCD and anxiety both nationally and internationally).
  • Enjoys working with children and families to create a team approach to understanding and managing emotional distress.
  • Has developed targeted programs for assisting boys in building confidence and self- belief during the transition to manhood.
  • Completed his studies in Psychology at Griffith University, including Honours in Psychology and his PhD in Clinical Psychology.
  • Utilises a positive psychology approach and incorporates a blend of CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Motivational Interviewing.


What are your interest areas?

  • Anxiety
  • OCD

What motivates you in your practice?

  • “Having the opportunity to play a small part in creating positive change in families struggling to cope with anxiety”
  • “To be able to see the look of pride and accomplishment for someone who has struggled to find belief in themselves”