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The Family Wellbeing Hub

The Family Wellbeing Hub was founded in May 2019 by Dr Rhiarne Pronk-Scholes and Dr Mark Scholes. The Family Wellbeing Hub was established as a shared place of practice for a variety of health professionals and services.


Our vision is to offer a range of independent wellbeing services that are centered on the importance and needs of the family and its individuals. The Family Wellbeing Hub contains psychological services for children, adolescents, families and adults with a range of psychological and social concerns. The Hub also contains a lactation specialist and social worker. The Hub is a place where clients of all ages can seek support to improve their wellbeing.

If you would like support for yourself or your family, please get in touch with us. You can do this by choosing a service/professional from the list below, and contacting them directly.

We look forward to supporting you!

Other Sessional Practitioners

Dr Mark Scholes

Dr Mark Scholes

Co-Director & Clinical Psychologist

Dr Mark Scholes has over 22+ years experience in evidence-based therapies. He is trained in Cognitive Behavioural approaches, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution focused and Narrative approaches, Trauma and Attachment-based approaches and Family/Couple Therapy. Dr Mark Scholes likes to work with clients individually or with parts of their family together in order to work on resolving issues. 

Dr Rhiarne Pronk-Scholes

Dr Rhiarne Pronk-Scholes

Co-Director & Clinical Psychologist

Dr Rhiarne Pronk-Scholes is very passionate about the work she does with children, adolescents, families as well as adults. Dr Rhiarne Pronk-Scholes specialises in assisting children and adolescents with internalising difficulties via creative Cognitive-Behavioural, Narrative, Solution-Focused and Experiential Therapy framework.


Shona Cassels

Lactation Consultant

Shona is a passionate lactation consultant and breastfeeding expert, dedicated to helping mums and babies navigate their sometimes-tricky breastfeeding journey. 

Shona believes that every baby is unique and every mum's experience with breastfeeding is different, she listens to your story and your goals to create a personalised plan that suits you and your baby.

"Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them"
Steve Maraboli

Dr Kate Owen

Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Family Therapist

Dr Kate Owen is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Family Therapist who has worked in the mental health field since 2002. She first started working in Child & Youth Mental Health which led into her passion with working with families. 

Dr Kate Owen believes in working with anyone who values 'relationships' - whether its individuals, couples or families, she focuses on reducing stress and amplifying strengths in relationships. 

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Suite 51, 207 Currumburra Rd Ashmore Qld 4214
(Opposite Ashmore City Shopping Centre)

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Become A Collaborating Hub Service

The Family Wellbeing Hub is a collection of expert private practitioners and their respective businesses. Our goal is to provide high quality support and intervention for Gold Coast families. 

If you have a service offering that you feel would benefit our families, please contact Dr Rhiarne Pronk-Scholes direct advising your service and preferred times. We are ever expanding and growing our service offerings and would love to hear from you. 

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