Katie is a caring and compassionate psychologist who holds full registration with APHRA and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She is currently completing the clinical registrar program to gain clinical endorsement.
She is approachable and empathetic, so clients feel at ease and comfortable to work on the problems they are facing. Katie encourages and empowers people to live the life they want by focusing on their strengths and finding positive ways to cope with their experience. She uses a variety of evidence-based approaches tailored to the individual client needs, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness-based strategies. She is competent in a range of assessment tools for both children and adults.
Katie is originally from the UK where she obtained her BSc Psychology Honours and she completed her Master of Clinical Psychology here in Australia. She has worked for over 15 years in the UK and Australia in a range of programs assisting people with a variety of complex needs, including adults and young people experiencing homelessness, mental health, addiction, and trauma. This work has fuelled her on-going commitment to providing client-centred, evidence-based interventions to assist people with multifaceted needs to achieve their goals in life.
Katie can provide treatment and support to young people and adults experiencing a range of issues including anxiety, depression, stress, grief, anger, life transitions, relationships, and personality disorders to name a few.
Katie’s research into the efficacy of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for suicidal ideation and behaviour was published in the international journal “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy”. She has an on-going commitment to personal growth and learning, especially keeping informed on the latest in psychology research.
In her spare time Katie enjoys spending time with her young daughters and husband, walking their dogs, reading, socialising with friends, and travelling.
- Young people with school anxiety and stress
- Anxiety and phobias
- Stress and burnout
- Borderline Personality Disorder
Young people aged 13+ and adults