Katherine Hunt Clinical Psychologist
Katherine’s flexible, respectful and contemporary approach has resulted in good working relationships with her clients, and their retention in therapy. She believes that a warm and collaborative relationship is integral to all of her therapy sessions, and places great importance on furthering her professional development and building on her repertoire of counselling skills.
Katherine is a qualified Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of clinical and research experience. She has a Master’s degree (Clinical) from the University of South Australia, and successfully combined two of her great loves – travelling and psychology – when she relocated to the United Kingdom in 2002. Katherine completed further training in Family Therapy, Eating Disorders and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). She has also worked as a Master’s thesis supervisor and examiner at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK.
Katherine has expertise in treating adult and adolescent clients with a diverse range of issues, including Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma. She has a special interest in women’s health, and is a co-author on a published book which addresses the needs of pregnant women and mothers with severe mental health issues. She also has experience with common adolescent problems, such as poor identity formation and self-esteem, sleep problems, eating disorders, and bullying.
Katherine is proficient at using a variety of therapeutic approaches and rarely subscribes to just one modality. Approaches that she regularly uses include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Relaxation Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Family Therapy.
Qualifications and Memberships:
- Advanced Practitioner Certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy
- Certificate in Systemic Practice with Families
- Master of Clinical Psychology
- Bachelor of Science (Honours, First Class) in Psychology
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society
- Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
- Endorsed to practice clinical psychology by the Psychology Board of Australia