Welcome to Caterpillar Clinic - a specialist psychology practice dedicated to helping families of children with disabilities in the Cairns region.

The Caterpillar Clinic is a private clinic operated from Cairns, Far North Queensland. We are currently an approved Panel Provider for DSS funded services for families eligible for the Better Start or Helping Children with Autism initiatives.  We are also able to provide Medicare Rebates for families obtaining assessment and intervention services for their child, with referral from their medical practitioner.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Our Clinic

The Caterpillar Clinic was created by Rachel Briffa, a registered psychologist and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst®. Rachel is passionate about early intervention, and using her knowledge and experience to maximise your child’s potential.

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Our Services

We offer an extensive range of services that are able to be catered to your child's individual needs. These include early intervention programs (based on Applied Behaviour Analysis), assessment and intervention for disruptive or challenging behaviours, training courses, parenting seminars and consultation services.

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Your Benefits

We think you’ll benefit greatly from working with us. We offer experience and understanding. With our registered psychologist and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst®, we provide enhanced support that we can cater to your needs.

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"I look forward to providing your family a professional, dedicated, and results-focused psychological service using my many years experience in addressing behavioural concerns for children with disabilities."

Rachel Briffa