B. SW (Hons), M. Human Service Counselling (Social Work)
Post-Grad. Certs in Counselling, Family and Marital Therapy
Kate has worked as a counsellor with youth and young adults aged 12-25 years, as well as families and couples in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. She has worked in many different specialised government services, providing individual and group therapy, to clients who are recovering from first episode psychosis, sexual assault or abuse, and other mental health issues.
Kate uses a range of counselling approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Eye-movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Schema Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), Systemic Family Therapy, Solution Focused and Narrative Therapies, Art and Creative Therapies, Interpersonal Therapy and Play Therapy. She tailors her approach to the individual, working on their identified goals and seeking to reduce mental health symptoms and improve quality of life and relationships.