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Location
  • Fairfield
Areas of Competence
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Sleep Problems
  • Relationship Problems
  • Child and Family Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self Esteem
  • Alternative Sexuality
Client Age Group
  • Child (0 - 12)
  • Adolescent (13 - 16)
Counselling Profession
  • Psychologist
Claims and Rebates
  • Medicare Claim
  • TAC
  • Private Health Insurance

Kate McLean

Kate is a Child and Adolescent Psychologist with nearly twenty years experience practising psychology predominantly in school settings, but also in private practice. Her experiences have included counselling for school-aged children and assessment and management of a range of issues, including suppot for young people who are Blind or Vision Impaired. Kate uses a collaborative approach to help young people develop skills to successfully manage anxiety, stress, depression or other issues. These strategies are drawn from a number of therapies/frameworks.

As every person and situation is unique, Kate draws on her knowledge, experience and skills, and modifies this in consultation with the needs and goals of each individual. Kate’s utilizes a client centred approach which incorporates Mindfulness Integrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MiCBT). Her aim is to work collaboratively with clients to help each person achieve their personal goals and to support them on their journey.

Kate has extensive training and experience in conducting cognitive and behavioural assessments of children and adolescents for both diagnostic and support purposes (e.g. recommendations to enhance learning). Kate also works with parents, where required, to build capacity and increase understanding to optimise outcomes for the young person.

Some of Kate’s services are covered under the Medicare scheme. You could speak to your GP to see if your child qualifies for a Mental Health Care Plan. Kate provides services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Kate’s areas of interest and expertise include:

Anxiety / Depression
• Adjustment Issues
• Resilience and Coping Skills
• Managing Emotions
• Grief / Loss
• Relationship Issues
• Cognitive Assessment
• Behavioural issues
• Stress Management
• Motivation / Study Skills
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