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Provisional Psychologist
BSocSc(Psyc), BPsyc(Hons)

Kylie is a provisional psychologist and is completing her Master of Professional Psychology at Monash University. She registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Kylie brings to DS Psychology group a wealth of experience working in mental health services. She works in crisis support and suicide prevention and has supported clients in a range of crisis situations by creating a safe space for those who require suicide prevention services, mental health support and emotional assistance. She also looks after the mental health and wellbeing of those who work in this space by providing individual and group supervision and developing their working knowledge of common crisis issues through personal development workshops.
Kylie also works in community mental health and provides quality therapeutic and mental health intervention supports to clients across metropolitan Melbourne. She is experienced in providing therapeutic support in both face-to-face and tele-health settings.

In her therapeutic work, Kylie takes a respectful and compassionate approach. She is passionate about building trust and rapport with her clients and providing them with a warm, safe, and non-judgemental space in which they can explore their concerns. Kylie believes in using evidence-based treatment models to assist her clients to better understand their concerns, identify and utilise their strengths, and establish and achieve their treatment goals. She has a good understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Motivational Interviewing frameworks and works with people from adolescence through to adulthood.

 

 

Adolescence and Adults

  • 18 +

Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety disorders (social, generalised)
  • Depression
  • Loneliness
  • Low self-esteem
  • Grief and loss
  • Adjustment conditions (job loss, life stage, school/uni, parenting)
  • Relationship conflict/breakdown

Therapy Specialties

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Self-focus therapy

 

Kylie is available for appointments on Tuesdays.