Welcome to Caterpillar Clinic - a specialist psychology practice dedicated to helping children and their families in the Cairns region.

The Caterpillar Clinic is a private clinic operated from Cairns, Far North Queensland. We are currently an approved NDIS Provider for children accessing agency, plan-managed, or self-managed NDIS Plans. We are a provider under the Connect to Wellbeing program for eligible families who can obtain referrals through their GPs. 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 are currently expanding our service to offer more support for adolescents and young adults without disabilities aged 13-21 years. This service can be accessed via a GP Mental Health Care Plan providing Medicare rebates, or direct to the Clinic. Later timeslots will be made available for these clients to accommodate work/school commitments. Please contact admin on 07 4281 6886 for more information and to register your interest.

Our Clinic

The Caterpillar Clinic was created by Rachel Pearce, 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 psychologists, a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst®, provisional psychologist and behaviour therapists, we provide enhanced support that can be catered to your needs.

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