Psychologist

Micha Lerner has extensive experience in drug and alcohol rehabilitation, working for both private and public practices, as well as establishing his own clinic.

Micha has a Masters of Arts (Psychology) and Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Psychology from Bond University and a Bachelor of Arts (Behavioural Science and Communication) from The College of Management Academic Studies, Tel Aviv.

Micha was head psychologist at The Sanctuary between 2015 and 2018, has worked at private drug and alcohol treatment service The Bay Retreat, and provided psychological services to the Gold Coast Drug Council.

Micha has a keen interest in the effects of drugs and alcohol on the brain, particularly psychedelic drugs, and has lectured in psychopharmacology at Bond University and had research on the subject published in prestigious medical journals.

Originally from Israel, Micha emigrated to Australia in 2001. A yoga devotee and a former international surf champion, he enjoys catching the world-class waves at Lennox Head.