“Kerrie considers the unique experiences of each client/ family unit and utilises attachment and trauma informed frameworks to facilitate understanding of your concerns.”
AREAS OF INTEREST
Pregnancy & Birth including loss & grief
Trauma across the lifespan
Kerrie has a warm and engaging approach that creates a felt sense of safety within which to explore the challenges currently facing you in life that you would most like to achieve change in.
Kerrie has over 2 decades experience working supporting women, children and families. She is both a Registered General Psychologist and a Registered Nurse/Midwife. Kerrie has completed the following tertiary education: Masters of Professional Psychology; Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) Honours; Graduate Diploma of Psychology; Masters of Midwifery; Post Graduate Diploma of Midwifery; Post Graduate Nursing Certificate in Paediatric, Child & Youth Health and a Diploma of Applied Science in Nursing.
Kerrie considers the unique experiences of each client/ family unit and utilises attachment and trauma informed frameworks to facilitate understanding of your concerns and learn new ways to cope with stressful situations. She possesses a deep understanding of the subtleties and root causes of emotional pain and as such her approach is warm, non-judgmental, respectful, gentle and guided by you about the issues and symptoms causing you the most distress.
Kerrie has considerable experience supporting clients with a range of mental health issues including stress and anxiety, low mood and depression, adjustment to change, trauma, bereavement, pregnancy, birth and parenting challenges and emotion dysregulation.
Kerrie offers evidence-based treatments that include but are not limited to Circle of Security Parenting work (Attachment/bonding), Structural Dissociation Model (Parts work), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and Psychoeducation.