Kim is a registered Psychologist who has experience in counselling, psychotherapy and assessments, and has worked with diverse populations across the lifespan. Kim has worked with children, adolescents and adults in the areas of mental health, disability and early intervention.
Kim specialises in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities. She has worked for several years in the disability sector where she collaborated closely with families, schools, disability agencies and other healthcare professionals to provide behaviour intervention, family support, individual counselling and psycho-education.
Kim also specialises in the use of evidence-based therapies to treat a range of presenting issues including Anxiety Disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorder, OCD, anger management, emotional disorders, and trauma (including complex trauma). Kim is also experienced in helping clients with identity issues, social skills difficulties, and relationship problems and has helped clients cope with life transitions, grief and loss, and trauma.
Kim is skilled in the use of CBT, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness. Kim has delivered child and adolescent intervention programs such as the Cool Kids Anxiety Management program and the Stop Think Do social skills program, as well as facilitating adult group training on topics including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, distress tolerance, resilience, and behaviour management.
Kim firmly believes that every client is unique in their needs, goals, and life experiences and she takes an individualized client-focused approach in her practice of psychology.
Kim is passionate about being an advocate for vulnerable and/or marginalized populations who face social exclusion, discrimination, or injustice. She believes in using her skills and experiences to help others overcome barriers and reach their full potential in an open and non-judgmental environment.