About Us

Chris Franck

Psychologist, BMil, BCom (Hons), MCom (I/O Psych)


Chris Franck

Psychologist, BMil, BCom (Hons), MCom (I/O Psych)

Chris is a psychologist with over 15-years’ experience across public and private mental health and hospital services on both a leadership and clinician level. He has experience in a broad range of mental health challenges and is passionate about assisting adults with a range of difficulties, including mood difficulties, anxiety, trauma, stress management, burn-out prevention, and recovery as well as adjustment issues. He uses a range of evidence-based treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness based therapies, Motivational Interviewing and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).  Chris takes an upfront yet compassionate person-centred and supportive approach, tailoring therapy to individual needs and empowering his clients to meet their goals. He has been involved in various Australian mental health research projects, media events, conferences and advisory panels (e.g. advising for the Central Queensland University (CQU) and Sunshine Coast University (SCU) Clinical Psychology Master’s Program and the Sunshine Coast and Rockhampton Headspace). 

Having had a decorated 15-year career in the South African Defence Force, retiring as a Lieutenant-Colonel, Chris is passionate about assisting veterans of all ages with a range of difficulties with high prevalence mental health disorders and adjustment difficulties. Chris additionally has a proven record of specialising in working with men of all ages across all walks of life – including farming communities and practical/trade professions.  

Following his experience as CEO of Banyan House, a 35-bed residential dual diagnosis alcohol and other drug recovery centre, Chris is also uniquely equipped to support you or your family member with addiction difficulties. 

To make an appointment with Chris, please contact the Maroochydore clinic on (07) 5479 3538.  

Published research authored by Chris Franck covers A pilot study of the views of General Practitioners regarding exercise for the treatment of depression, published in Perspectives in Psychiatric Care (CQU 2014), and Lost in Translation(QUT 2014).

If you’re not sure who might be the best match for you, or you have any other questions, our friendly support team are always happy to help.

Contact us on (07) 5479 3538 during business hours or use our online booking form to schedule an appointment.


At E&A, we are a group of compassionate psychologists who genuinely want to help you create change. Our two convenient locations are central Maroochydore and the Caloundra health precinct. Our aim is to see you find your best life, great relationships and goals that excite you. 

Contact Us

Maroochydore: Suite 1, 6 Wharf St, Maroochydore, 4558 (ground level of The Duporth Riverside Resort)
Caloundra: 13 Mayes Ave, Caloundra, QLD, 4551
Birtinya: 201/67 Regatta Boulevard, Birtinya, 4575

Tel: Maroochydore: 07 5479 3538 Caloundra: 07 5438 9177 Birtinya: 07 5357 9108
Fax: Maroochydore: 07 5636 0967 Caloundra: 07 5636 0984