Kimberley holds a Masters degree as well as AHPRA specialist endorsement in the fields of Educational and Developmental Psychology as well as Clinical Psychology.
Kimberley has 15 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 a large family, 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 focused on ADHD – an area particularly close to heart. She has published a number of scholarly journal articles in this area, and is passionate about continuing her research in 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 out-of-home 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.
Kimberley is a Board Approved Supervisor for the 4 + 2 and 5 + 1 pathways as well as endorsement in the field of Educational and Developmental Psychology. She offers supervision to QUT students in the Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology.