Kimberley holds a Masters degree as well as AHPRA specialist endorsement in the area of Educational and Developmental Psychology. Currently, Kimberley is in the final stages of completing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Griffith University.
Kimberley has 13 years of experience as a psychologist, across university, school, community, hospital, and private practice settings. She has recently co-authored a textbook on Developmental Lifespan Psychology and has provided expert advice in the media regarding a number of topics relevant to children, adolescents and their families. Kimberley also has seven years of experience as a school teacher and is a proud mother of three children, which has provided her with a unique insight into working with schools and families from a practical and supportive perspective.
Employing an empathic, sensitive, collaborative, and evidence-based approach, Kimberley draws on focused psychological strategies from a range of therapy models to meet the individual needs of her clients.
Kimberley’s PhD research focuses on ADHD; she has published in this area, and she is part of an international research consortium focussed on improving outcomes for children and adolescents with ADHD.
Kimberley is experienced at conducting a wide range of psycho-educational assessments, including cognitive assessments, and writing psychological reports. She is an accredited provider of the Triple P and Circle of Security parenting programs, and has experience delivering these to a diverse range of audiences (including foster carers and educators).
Kimberley is a member of ICEEFT, having completed advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples and families. In addition, she is an accredited provider of pregnancy support counselling services under Medicare, and an accredited provider of early intervention services for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder under the Helping Children with Autism program.
Kimberley is a Board approved Supervisor for the 4 + 2 and 5 + 1 pathways as well as an endorsement in the field of Educational and Developmental Psychology. She offers supervision to QUT students in the Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology.”