Dr Kate Reid

Clinical Psychologist and Director
Sevens Creek Psychology

About

Kate

Kate enjoys assisting others to overcome problems with anxiety and likes to help people change their negative view of themselves. She specialises in supporting people to recover from trauma and to work through the challenges of managing intense moods and behaviours. Kate sees clients of all ages and specialises in working with adolescents and young adults.

Style of work

Key skills

  • Empathic and validating connection with clients
  • Many years’ experience
  • Kind, compassionate and respectful

Approach

  • Primarily Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) with a strong trauma and attachment focus
  • Kate focuses on the formulation of how each client’s problem developed and is maintained, and links interventions to this
  • Compassion focus and mindfulness skills are integral to Kate's therapy

Background

Prior experience

Kate has run private practices in the Euroa area for 15 years and was recently Senior Clinical Psychologist at Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Service. She is a consultant with the Exploring Together Team and developed an intervention with them for early primary aged children and their parents which is used across Australia.

Kate is a consultant with the University of Melbourne Going Rural Health team facilitating clinical placements across regional Victoria.

Kate provided expert input into the Australia-wide ATAPS Child Mental Health Training developed by the Australian Psychological Society and she trains and supervises community clinicians across Victoria.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Child, Adolescent & Family Psychology), LaTrobe University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Psychology), University of Melbourne

Memberships

  • Fellow of Clinical College, Australian Psychological Society (APS) (FCCLP)
  • Member of Shepparton Psychologists group
  • Member of Euroa and Shepparton Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN)
  • Member of APS Rural Psychology Interest Group

Publications

  • Early intervention for preschoolers with behaviour problems: Preliminary findings for the Exploring Together Preschool Program, Kate Reid, Lyn Littlefield, Sabine W Hammond, Advances in Mental Health April 2008, Vol. 7, No. 1: 15–29
  • Read the publication

Registration

  • AHPRA registration number: PSY0001122325
  • Provider number: 2785646X

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