Dr Grace Pretty, PhD, FAPS



Dr Pretty is an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Southern Queensland. She initially trained and worked in Canada, and has now 35 years of experience as a psychologist within mental and physical health settings. She consults with clients from late adolescence to the elderly. In addition to the usual mental health concerns of anxiety and depression, she has expertise in assisting with physical health and chronic pain matters affecting psychological well-being and adjustment. Dr Pretty has extensive experience in recovery from distressing challenging experiences, loss and trauma. This includes working with emergency responders and other personnel involved in disaster relief. She is available for psycho-educational talks to groups and organisations on a range of well-being matters.


Dr Pretty is an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, a member of the Colleges of Clinical Psychologists and Health Psychologists, and AHPRA Endorsement in the areas. 

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm


Appointments outside of these times are subject to staff availability and safety precautions. There also may be times that reception will not be available, but please leave a message.


Sunday we are closed


Location and contact

165A Russell Street TOOWOOMBA Qld


Phone: 074637 9045

Fax: 074642 1410

If mobility is an issue, please let reception know as home visits can be arranged.



Session fees are negotiated with each therapist. Please be aware that you may be eligible for subsidies through Better Outcomes in Mental Health by visiting your local medical doctor. Houston House does not offer accounts and payment is made at the time of appointment. Please be aware that Houston House requires as much notice as possible for change of appointment times. Fees apply for late notice.


Members and Fellows with the Australian Psychological Society