Our Team

Dr Glen Craig

Dr Glen Craig is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who has been working in private practice on the Gold Coast since 2012.

Glen is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. He holds additional Advanced Training qualifications in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Glen has also previously held clinical titles of Associate Lecturer at Griffith University and the University of Queensland.

Glen specialises in the assessment, diagnosis and management of a range of psychiatric conditions in children and adolescents. Over the years, he has build a strong collaborative relationship with numerous health care professionals and schools on the Gold Coast.

Glen enjoys working with patients with a range of conditions, and is well known on the Gold Coast for his work in ADHD in both adults and children. Other areas of interest include Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Anxiety disorders, Depression, eating disorders, and problems of learning and education.

Glen is also trained as a General Adult Psychiatrist and is available to see adults up to forty years of age. His expertise in childhood conditions and development across the lifespan offers a unique perspective to the treatment of adult patients.

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Dr Chris Wever

Dr Chris Wever is a Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatrist with thirty years of experience in the management of young people with mental health problems.

Chris is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and completed advanced training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He founded and directed the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Program, School Refusal Program and was also the Inpatient Director at Rivendell Child, Adolescent and Family Unit in Sydney prior to commencing private practice.

Dr Chris Wever moved to the Gold Coast in late 2005 to work in private practice. Chris offers specialist psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and families for the whole range of child and adolescent psychiatric problems.

He was appointed Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Bond University 2005-2010. Dr Wever is the author of ‘The Secret Problem’, a book for children with obsessive-compulsive disorder, ‘The School Wobblies’, a book for children who do not go to school due to anxiety problems and ‘Full of Beans’, a book for children with ADHD. He has also contributed three chapters to textbooks on child psychiatry and authored several scientific journal articles. He has taught many different groups of professionals and workers in the field of child psychiatry.

Chris accepts patients up to the age of eighteen and works with all mental health problems.

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Shelly Read

“Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.” ~ Rumi

Shelly is a Clinical Psychologist and has been working with children, adolescents, adults and families since 2000. In addition to private practice, Shelly has worked within various mental health settings in Canberra, London and the Gold Coast as a clinician, mentor and a manager.

Shelly offers evidence-based treatment for behavioural, social and emotional challenges. When working with young people, Shelly actively includes parents and carers to ensure the best outcome for the young person and the wider family network.

Adult patients can expect a warm, collaborative approach to therapy, where they are listened to and feel safe. Shelly also co-facilitates the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Program at The Lakeside Rooms and supports the integration of complementary therapies.

Shelly has specialist training in the field of eating disorders and provides supervision, training and consultation in this area, as well as supervision in the wider mental health arena. Shelly has published in the areas of mental health recovery and Maudsley Family Based Treatment (FBT) for adolescent anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

Shelly is accredited with the Supervisor Training and Accreditation Program (STAP) through Griffith University and provides professional supervision towards endorsement with the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists (APS, CCLIN).

Shelly’s therapeutic approach stems from a non-judgemental and compassionate stance.

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Life transitions
  • Eating disorders
  • Body Image Disturbance
  • Parenting
  • Helping people to find a greater connection to their inner acumen
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