Kate is a Health Psychologist who is passionate about working at the intersection of physical and psychological health to enrich the lives of individuals and couples with illness related challenges.
Kate has extensive experience working with people whose lives are impacted by their health in both hospital and community settings. She is dedicated to delivering collaborative, evidence-based care, working with her clients to both reduce distress and achieve their health and other life goals. Kate is trained in a number of treatment modalities including, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness- based Therapies and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She is also very experienced at leading Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy groups.
As well as other health conditions Kate has a wealth of experience working with people with all types of cancer, at all stages of diagnosis. She appreciates that a diagnosis with a serious illness will affect everyone differently and provides responsive, individualized therapy.
Kate is committed to staying abreast of the latest psychology research and has been involved in a number of service-delivery initiatives aimed at improving patient well-being and the patient experience. She also enjoys staying current in the highly specialised field of health psychology.
In her spare time Kate enjoys adventure with her friends and family.