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True GRIT Psychology

What is True GRIT Psychology?

It is an approach to mental health practices that emphasizes the cultivation of determination and perseverance in the face of adversity by building mental toughness.

When people can control their emotions, commit to their goals, challenge themselves and become confident in their ability through the practice, hard work and dedication of their skills; their potential for success and mental wellbeing increases.

True GRIT Psychology fuses proven tradition and modern psychological interventions to provide a dynamic approach to achieving positive mental health and work-related psychological outcomes.

True GRIT Psychological Counselling and Therapy

True GRIT Psychology counselling and therapy sessions are designed to support people with a full range of mental health difficulties, using proven evidence based, practical and proactive intervention approaches. 

Using a tailored strategy to fit each individual’s circumstances, True GRIT Psychology aims to empower you to regulate our own emotions, manage your thoughts, and behave in a positive manner that improves your success and wellbeing potential.

For more information on our services for individuals, click on the link below

Corporate True Grit Psychological Solutions

Every organization’s greatest asset are the people that it employs. For the greatest chance of success, an organization’s employees must not only be talented individuals, but also function effectively as a team. These team members should complement each other’s strengths, whilst also buffering against any weaknesses.

True Grit Psychology recognizes the importance of developing strategies to highlight the potential of employees whilst building their adaptability to difficult challenges that may arise. True Grit Psychology can guide the process in recruiting the best fit personnel, developing their skills, establishing a productive working environment for collaboration to flourish, and maintaining an evaluative framework within the organization for continuous improvement.

For more information on how True GRIT Psychology can help galvanize the potential of your employees, click the link below.

Michael Stone – Psychologist


Bachelors in Psychology (Honours) – Murdoch University

Masters in WOP-Psychology (Work, Organizational, and Personnel) –  Erasmus+ Masters Programme of the European Union


MAPS – Australian Psychological Society Member

AHPRA – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency – Registered Psychologist

Adult and Adolescent Psychologist

Michael is an experienced clinician with an array of knowledge from a variety of specialty areas of psychology. Michael has worked with individuals, community groups, government contractors, and multinational organizations to provide psychological problem-solving skills and resilience training.

Michael’s previous work experiences in the mining and construction sector, hospitality management, and specialized sport instruction; give Michael a unique insight and ability to relate to a diverse spectrum of people.

Michael has a passion for supporting people to realize and fulfil their potential and overcome the challenges they face. Michael has a proactive approach in his psychological service, with a focus on problem solving and goal setting. Michael’s ideology stems from the belief that while we cannot change our past, we can create a new future through addressing present patterns of behaviours and attitudes.

Michael utilizes evidence-based practices including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Integrative Therapy.

Special Interest Areas:

  • Men’s Mental Health
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Addictions
  • Workplace Stress and Wellbeing
  • Goal and Value Alignment
  • Interpersonal Conflict
  • Resilience and Coping Strategies
  • Peak Performance Training for Sport and Corporations
  • Organisational Development Strategies
  • Mediation
  • Assessment Design and Analysis  

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