Psychology, Performance & Flow Science

Discover Purpose & Unlock Flow

Monthly Meditation Mini-Retreats

Held monthly at a beautiful Brookfield studio, these meditation retreats teach participants how to completely unwind into deep relaxation. 

Brisbane Psychologist

Sue is a psychologist with 25 years of experience in helping to bring positive change in the lives of those she works with. Sue works with people facing a variety of issues, seeking to meet the challenges of their personal and professional lives.

Performance Coach

Dr. Sue Jackson was one of the first academic researchers to investigate the state of flow in high performance settings. Flow is that feeling of losing yourself in a task where you do your best work.  Sue has dedicated her career to helping others to find this flow, and to help enable them to perform at their best.

Organisational Training

Developing performance psychology skills in your team can improve productivity, organisation, and performance. Sue is experienced in trainings designed to help participants apply optimal mental states in their work.

Workshops & Classes

Sue speaks passionately on positive psychology, flow state, mindfulness, and values-driven perspectives. Sue currently runs meditation mini-retreats aimed at completely relaxing, a mindfulness practice group, and tailor-made training programs for organisations and individuals interested in developing mindfulness, awareness, and flow.

Dr Sue Jackson

Brisbane Psychologist | Expert in Flow & Performance

Dr. Sue Jackson is a Brisbane Psychologist recognized internationally as an expert in flow state research in performance, co-authoring the foundational book, Flow in Sports: The Keys to Optimal Experiences and Performances’ with flow founder, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Dr. Sue Jackson completed her PhD on flow research at the University of North-Carolina-Greensboro. She is now recognised as an industry expert in flow research and performance psychology. Sue consults for various flow centred organisations and works with individual clients looking to unlock their best performance.

Sue has a strong and diverse background of training, and a real interest in making a positive difference to real-world challenges. Sue guides clients to uncover what they want to achieve, and develop strategies to make it happen.

Monthly Meditation Mini-Retreats  

Held in a beautiful Brookfield based studio with panoramic nature views, these mini-retreats run on themes to teach attendees to completely unwind. Experience deep relaxation to nourish both body and mind.

Mindfulness Practice Group

 Held in Sue’s studio in Brookfield, these monthly classes give you an opportunity to develop and deepen your own personal practice and experience the benefits of mindfulness first hand.

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3 weeks ago

Body and Mind Flow

I am really happy to be joining the team of psychologists at Lilley Place Psychology starting November 18. Lilley Place Psychology offers an outstanding service and is conveniently located in Indooroopilly Shopping Centre.We are pleased to share that Dr Sue Jackson will be joining our clinical team next week. Sue has a particular interest in assisting clients across the lifespan function at their optimal level and has a PhD in sport and exercise psychology. This is just the beginning of our exciting new services focusing on peak performance. More on its way next year! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Body and Mind Flow

Fortunately, even just 5 minutes of meditation can declutter the mind and help bring us into the present moment. Why not give it a try today? Set a timer and take a brief moment to be peaceful. 5 mins is a big step over 0 mins 🙂

Practising meditation with others can help our intentions to practice, and the quality of our practice. Sue holds regular guided meditation sessions in Brookfield, and you can find out more info on these sessions at

Starting in November, Sue will also be running sessions at Spring Hill, Core Pilates Brisbane, Friday afternoons at 3:30. Info and bookings at
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