Caitlin is a clinical psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. After completing her undergraduate psychology studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Caitlin moved to the Gold Coast to complete her honours and Masters in Clinical Psychology at Bond University.
She has worked tutoring undergraduate and post-graduate psychology students before becoming a registered clinical psychologist. Caitlin is a Medicare and Workcover provider and member of the Australian Psychological Society.
Her experience in providing psychology services has been in a number of settings including hospital, schools, community drug and alcohol, injury rehabilitation and in acute mental health. Caitlin has particular interest in working with adults who present with self-defeating patterns of behaviour and is passionate about helping individuals make sense of their experience and achieve a balance of acceptance and change.
Caitlin offers a warm and non-judgemental approach to therapy and she aims to empower her clients to work towards valued living with a strong focus on the therapeutic relationship.
Areas of interest:
- Personality disorders or vulnerabilities
- Emotion regulation difficulties
- Developmental trauma
- Anxiety disorders
- Mood disorders
- Eating disorders
- Chronic mental health disorders, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia
- Adjustment difficulties, life transitions, identity problems
- Grief and loss
- Health anxiety, medically unexplained symptoms
- Comorbid physical and mental health problems
Treatment informed by:
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
- Trauma-informed therapy
- Acceptance and commitment therapy
- Schema therapy
- Dialectical behaviour therapy
- Motivational enhancement
- Emotion-focused therapies
- Solution-focused therapy
Fees and Bookings
The Australian Psychological Society recommends a fee of $251 for a 50-minute consultation. With view of providing equitable access to mental health support, Caitlin charges $190 per session. Individuals with a Mental Health Care Plan (Obtained from your GP) can obtain a rebate of $128.40 per session (Leaving approximately $60 out of pocket expense).
Caitlin is also available to provide services billed under WorkCover, alternatively invoices for private health rebates can be provided upon request. A fee reduction can be negotiated with Caitlin in the case of financial hardship or for eligible health care holders.
She is available for after-hours appointments on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.