BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clinical) MAPS
Clinical Psychologist

Professional Memberships and Registrations:
Australian Psychological Society (Member)
Psychology Board of Australia
Medicare Provider (Clinical Psychologist)

Karen is a clinical psychologist with more than 10 years experience working in adult community mental health and private practice settings. Karen provides a collaborative and empathic approach using evidence-based treatments to improve the well-being of her clients, with psychological strategies introduced to practice between sessions to learn to cope independently with life stressors in the longer-term.


Karen’s specialty is cognitive-behavioural therapy or CBT (understanding and changing unhelpful ways of thinking and behaving) for clients with presentations including:

  • Adjustment difficulties associated with workplace stress and bullying
  • Anxiety including agoraphobia, death anxiety, generalised anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, social anxiety and specific phobias
  • Depression including post-natal depression (and post-natal anxiety)
  • Perfectionism, low self-esteem and assertiveness
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Study concerns including procrastination and time management
  • Work-life imbalance

Karen sees clients aged 18 and above under funding from Medicare, TAC, Workcover, and the NDIS. Karen works at Mind Health Care Monday to Thursday.


Reducing parental anxiety using a family based intervention for youth mental health: A randomised controlled trial.