MAPS, CoSEP

Chris completed his Master of Applied Psychology specialising in Sport and Exercise at the University of Queensland. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and is currently completing the Sport and Exercise Psychologist registrar program for endorsement with the Psychology Board of Australia. Chris was also a primary school P.E teacher for 10 years.

Chris displays integrity, passion and expertise in promoting consistent peak performance for individuals, athletes and coaches. Chris has experience working with youth and development academies and elite athletes for a number of sporting organisations, including most recently the South Australian Cricket Association, West Adelaide Football Club, Royal Adelaide Golf Club and the Gold Coast Suns Academy.

Chris has displayed a vast array of knowledge in his 5 years working in high performance sport, as well as bringing his own personal knowledge from being a semi-professional athlete. During this time Chris has worked with a wide range of clientele, including children and older adults. Chris is very passionate about sport, exercise and promoting health and well-being through psychology and physical activity. He encourages a multidisciplinary approach to general health and well-being with an emphasis on psychological, physical and environmental factors that affect behaviors and performance.

Chris' skills include, but are not limited to:

  • General health and well being
  • Sport performance
  • Athletic performance
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Return to work/ Work Cover
  • Team and group dynamics
  • Wearable neurofeedback technology (Focusband)
  • Corporate performance coaching

A standard appointment with Chris goes for 1 hour and is $180
If you have Private Health Extra's cover you may be able to claim via our Hi-Caps machine on the day. Medicare rebates also apply for patients being referred under GP mental health care plans and the "Better Access Initiative" and can be claimed on the day through our Hi-Caps machine

To book in with Chris or find out more about his services please phone the clinic on 82349707.


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Facebook — February 18, 2019

2019 brings 2 experienced GPs and sports doctors joining us, and the beginning of their specialist training. Excited to welcome Dr Buckley and Kleinschmidt to the SPARC family.

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Michael featured on a bonus episode of Inside Running Podcast doing what he does best; Educating! #podiatrist

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️Stocking Archie’s Arch Support Thhongs! $35 ️We mean it when we say these are the comfiest thongs ever and they look like normal thongs!Get in quick before they all sell out!Colours currently in stock: black, navy, coral, white. Coming soon: light blue.

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Facebook — February 07, 2019

No more tying ice packs up with old tea towels and staying still so they don’t slip off!We sell Sideline - Ice n Wraps!Perfect for upper limb and lower limb injuries or recovery. Just fill the bag with ice and strap it on with the comfortable Velcro straps.$35.00Thanks Blake for modelling the ice pack while you wait for your appointment! #sportsinjury #RICER #ice #recovery #joints #pain #injuryrecovery

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