Psychologist & Family Therapist
Kate is passionate about mental health and working holistically with people to help boost resilience while working towards their goals. Kate has a warm, collaborative and person-centred approach with genuine care for her clients. Her focus is on building a strong therapeutic relationship while using evidence-based therapies tailored to the individual to help reach their goals. She is particularly interested in working with clients walking through anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and trauma-related issues using aspects of different therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) including exposure therapy, behavioural activation and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). Kate is also Maudsley Family Therapy trained.
The last 11 years has seen Kate working mostly with children and adolescents in Out of Home Care therapeutic group homes experiencing trauma-related difficulties, anxiety, depression, and challenging behaviours. She has also worked in a school with primary students as a provisional school psychologist. Additionally Kate lived abroad while working with all kinds of clients with non-English speaking backgrounds in a language teaching capacity.