Performance Psychologist

Krishneel is a bilingual (English and Hindi) performance psychologist

Favourite Sporting Moments:

  • Usain Bolt breaking the 200M World Record at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
  • The Brisbane Roar winning the 2011 A-League Grand Final in nail-biting fashion against Central Coast Mariners.
  • Australia beating Uruguay to qualify for the 2006 FIFA (Soccer) World Cup.
  • The Fiji Men’s football team competing in their first-ever Olympics at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
  • The Fiji Men’s Sevens team winning Fiji’s first-ever Gold Medal at an Olympic Games. 

Current Location:

Krishneel Maharaj is based in Brisbane, Australia. However, due to advanced teleconferences technologies, he is not limited to working with South East Queenslanders. Krishneel is originally from Fiji before migrating to Brisbane (QLD, Australia) with his family. 

Confirmation Of Being A Psychologist:

Psychologist Registration Number with the Psychology Board of Australia: PSY0001622037. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to watch a short 30-second video of a search of his listing as a psychologist.

More About Krishneel …

Krishneel is a registered Psychologist with AHPRA. In the pursuit of this, he completed his undergraduate degree in behavioural sciences (Honours Psychology) at the Queensland University of Technology in 2009. Afterwards, he did further studies through the University of Queensland, completing his Masters of Sports Coaching in 2018. Krishneel is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and on the Football Coaches Australia Well-being Sub-committee. 

Krishneel has worked as a Psychologist across several settings including for the Queensland Government, in the Education sector and in Private Practice. 

Krish has experience as an athlete (Football and Track), as a coach (Football) and as a Performance Psychologist. He has worked with coaches, athletes and teams from the community level to state, national and international levels. 

Krishneel was the Performance Psychologist for Team Fiji to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games working across 12 different sports. He is the Performance Psychologist for Team Fiji for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (now deferred to 2021). Krish has worked extensively with athletes throughout Australia and Fiji.

Due to his Fijian heritage, he is also fluent in Hindi making him almost unique as being an Australian qualified psychologist capable of assisting athletes from India and other Hindi speaking nations who would be more comfortable with consultations in their mother tongue.

If you’d like details about how to work 1-on-1 with Krishneel then get in touch via one of these ways: Send an email to or complete the Contact Us form by clicking here or filling in one of our Mental Toughness Questionnaires.