Kerstie has clinical experience working with children, disabilities and families including individuals effected by trauma and socio-economic barriers. Kerstie has a passion for helping children, families and individuals with communication and expressive challenges. Her intervention approach is creative with a focus on individualised strength-based expressions.
Kerstie has worked in community and social settings delivering in-depth psychosocial assessments among crisis and at-risk populations. Kerstie has a nurturing and non-judgmental approach, prioritising validation of emotion, and creating a safe place for expression and vulnerability. She incorporates a range of therapeutic interventions individualised to client strengths and goals. Including art therapy, narrative therapy, trauma-informed care, mindfulness & ACT, CBT & behavioural activation, and DBT for emotional regulation.
· Bachelor of Psychological Science Honors
· AHPRA registered provisional psychologist