Performance Psychologist

Krishneel is a bilingual (English and Hindi) performance psychologist; we are fortunate to have him on our team.

Favourite Sporting Moments:

Usain Bolt breaking the 200M World Record at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. 🤩 When the Brisbane Roar won the 2011 A-League Grand Final in nail-biting fashion against Central Coast Mariners. 🤩 When Australia beat 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. 🤩 When the Fiji Men’s Sevens team won Fiji’s first-ever Gold Medal at an Olympic Games. 

Current Location:

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

Psychologist Status:

Krishneel’s 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 for his psychologist listing.

More About Krishneel …

Krishneel is a registered Psychologist with AHPRA. Pursuing this, he completed his undergraduate degree in behavioural sciences (Honours Psychology) at the Queensland University of Technology in 2009. Afterwards, he studied further 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, education sector, and private practice. 

Krish has experience as an athlete (football/soccer and track and field), coach and 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 at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, working across 12 different sports. He was also the Performance Psychologist for Team Fiji for the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.

Due to his Fijian heritage, he is also fluent in Hindi, making him almost unique as 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 [email protected] or complete the Contact Us form by clicking here or filling in one of our Mental Toughness Questionnaires.