M Psych (Clinical); B Psych (Hons); MAPS
Kate is a Clinical Psychologist with experience in private practice as well as in the educational system as a School Psychologist. Kate predominantly works with parents, children, and adolescents, with interventions primarily based in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Kate brings a high level of energy and curiosity to her sessions, engaging and motivating those around her.
As a mum to two young children herself, Kate is currently enjoying putting the evidence-based behaviour management strategies into practice. Honestly, really enjoying it!
... more to come!
COMMON PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:
- Emotion Regulation Difficulties
- Self-harming Behaviours
- Panic Attacks
- Sleeping Difficulties
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Social Difficulties
- School Refusal
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Gender Dysphoria
- Drug or Alcohol use / Addiction Difficulties
- Behavioural Difficulties
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Intellectual Disability
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Seeking expressions of interest for a social skills group for NDIS participants with a diagnosis of ASD (L1/L2) who would like to meet other like-minded kids the Autism Spectrum and engage in group problem solving activities.
Group will look to run in 2024 pending interest and availability.
Group to be facilitated by Kate Preston, Clinical Psychologist.
- Cognitive assessments
- Educational Assessments
- ADHD assessments
Please note that we are not currently completing psychometric assessments for children under the age of 6.
We are also not completing formal ASD assessments. Following interview, observation and screening tools, we will refer you elsewhere for formal assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, if appropriate.