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 experience working in adult community mental health and private practice including the past five years in full-time private practice at Mind Health Care. 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:

  • Adjustment difficulties associated with workplace bullying
  • Anxiety including agoraphobia, generalised anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, social anxiety & specific phobias
  • Depression including post-natal depression
  • Perfectionism & low self-esteem

Karen sees clients aged 16 and above under funding from Medicare, TAC, Workcover, and the NDIS. Karen works at Mind Health Care Monday to Thursday.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS:

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