Hello, I’m Kate.
I’m a Generalist Psychologist (Bachelor of Arts Psych & Soc; Bachelor of Psychology (Hons). I was a Student Counsellor at Bond University for 12 years before going into private practice at Robina Town Medical Centre. I employ a warm, empathetic counselling style, adopting a flexible approach, tailored to suit my clients’ needs. I draw on a variety of treatment approaches including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness Approaches. and I have a particular interest in Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR).
Kate’s Special Interests
- Past or recent trauma
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Panic attacks
- Chronic stress
- Sleeping difficulties
- Relationship issues
- Grief and loss
- Chronic pain/Illness
- Difficulties in the workplace
- Self-harm and suicidal thoughts
- Loss of life direction
- Life Transition & adjustment Issues
- Perinatal psychology
- Eating Disorders
Phone & video counselling
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
My latest articles
App of the month. Apps on our phone are part of the day to day life. Whether they help us keep track of our sleep, our finances or just connecting with friends digital technologies are here to stay and can be very useful. I use apps a lot in my own life but also for...
PTSD is not a mental illness but a psychological injury. Being exposed to a traumatic situation be it a one-off dangerous event or child and developmental trauma over time can cause a distinct impact on the brain. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is an extreme...
People are often curious to know what goes on in therapy. I found this post by a blogger Lulu on her page The Slow Dance of the Infinite Stars (http://centrumlumina.tumblr.com/). I think it encapsulates how I see the process of therapy, which is a collaborative...