Karen trained at Curtin University, WA and has been working as a Clinical
Psychologist since 1996. She sees adult and adolescent clients and comes
with extensive clinical experience.
Across her career, Karen has worked in various public and private settings including
the Department of Health and Department of Corrective Services. She was the Principal
Clinical Psychologist in a Melbourne-based private practice for many years which
included consulting to a multi-disciplinary team of bariatric surgery specialists
(for gastric band, sleeve and bypass) to support the psychological challenges
associated with obesity and related disorders.
Recently, Karen has applied her years of knowledge and skills to supporting
the psychological resilience and recovery for First Responders at WA Police
Force, such as critical incidents and the multitude of unique challenges
faced within this occupation.
Karen has an authentic, compassionate and understanding approach to her
work. She will create a safe, accepting and warm environment so that you
feel supported, heard and understood, as you work collaboratively towards
your therapy goals.