Services

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is one of the most common reasons that people consult psychologists. There are a range of different anxiety disorders that each require different treatment approaches. Anxiety symptoms arise a

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Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is intense fear or anxiety triggered by at least two different situations. Examples of triggers could be using public transport (buses trains, planes), being in open spaces (eg. parking lo

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Impulsive Behaviours

Some people's lives are significantly affected due to difficulties with self-control. Impulse-Control disorders are conditions that feature difficulty regulating emotions and behaviour. For example, r

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Work Stress

Work-related stress is a growing problem around the world that affects, not only the health and well-being of employees, but also the productivity of organisations.Work-related stress arises where

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Mindfulness

An article on this issue is coming soon. If you think you are suffering with this condition or issue, the Psychologists listed to the right of this page work with this issue and can assist you to get

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Child Psychologist

Child psychology is a specialised area requiring a high level of training, education and work experience. Our team of Child Psychologists are highly trained and experienced in dealing with a wide ra

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Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

As set out, by the Australia Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA), A Clinical Psychologist is one of the areas of Psychology which a Psychologist may be endorsed to practice.   A Clinical P

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Forensic Psychologist

At KCPSYCH we have Psychologists who have special interest and training in Forensic Psychology. We offer a range of services including counselling, legal assessment and reports, supporting individuals

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Work- Life Balance

While the Oxford Dictionary’s definition of work-life balance is “the division of one’s time and focus between working and family or leisure activities”, it is almost impossible for a full tim

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Trauma

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a stress-related disorder in which people experience symptoms of re-living a trauma, avoidance of reminders of a trauma, and physiological reactions, following

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Stress

An article on this issue is coming soon. If you think you are suffering with this condition or issue, the Psychologists listed to the right of this page work with this issue and can assist you to get

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Relationship Counselling

An article on this issue is coming soon. If you think you are suffering with this condition or issue, the Psychologists listed to the right of this page work with this issue and can assist you to get

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Post Natal Depression

Having a baby can bring a great deal of challenge, fatigue and adjustment. Additionally, the majority of mothers (up to 80%) experience the baby blues within ten days of the birth of their baby. This

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Parenting

“Kids will be kids. It is perfectly normal for kids to play up a little and test those boundaries. But some kids will push those boundaries to the limit. They will scream, hit, and kick hard to knoc

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Pain Management

An article on this issue is coming soon. If you think you are suffering with this condition or issue, the Psychologists listed to the right of this page work with this issue and can assist you to get

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Life Transitions and Adjustment Issues

Certain changes, such as entering school, starting a new job, or starting a family, can often be exciting, even when they cause some amount of stress, because they are generally considered to be posit

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Grief and Loss

Grief is a normal emotional response that encompasses a broad range of feelings, thoughts and behaviours that are common following the loss of someone or something in a person’s life. Grief is not a

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Eating Disorders

The benefits of good nutrition and regular exercise on our physique are well documented, but our involvement in these activities has the potential to develop into a more severe problem that can negati

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Drugs

A drug is a substance, other than food, which is taken to change the way the body and/or mind functions. Whilst some people use drugs (both licit and illicit) safely and responsibly, there can be the

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Couples

Couples’ therapy assists couples who are experiencing issues such as communication difficulties, lack of intimacy or sexual dissatisfaction. The aim of couples’ therapy is to improve functioning i

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Cancer Support

In cancer care, psychological interventions are often described as “psycho-oncology”. I am experienced in working with individuals and families experiencing a diagnosis of cancer across all types

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Carer Support

A carer is a person who assists people in a variety of ways such as taking care of someone who is not able to care for themselves, has difficulty with some tasks or can no longer meet their own care n

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Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying affects thousands of Australian workers each year and has estimated financial costs of thirteen billions dollars per year. (Worksafe Victoria 2005). Workplace bullying can affect pe

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Bipolar

Bipolar disorder is a condition described by extreme mood swings of ‘highs’ and ‘lows’.  The high moods are called mania or hypomania and the low mood is called depression. It is important

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Behaviour Problems

An article on this issue is coming soon. If you think you are suffering with this condition or issue, the Psychologists listed to the right of this page work with this issue and can assist you to get

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Autism

Autism is part of a group of disorders that affect a child’s development. These disorders usually become apparent early in life, and continue into adulthood. The term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Alcohol Dependence

Alcohol is a depressant substance that slows down activity in the central nervous system. Whilst some people use alcohol safely and responsibly, there can be the risk of alcohol use becoming harmful.

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Anger Management

Anger is an emotion that can range from mild annoyance to intense rage. It is a feeling that is accompanied by biological changes in your body such as increased heart rate and blood pressure and stres

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Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in Australia with just under 1 million Australians experiencing a depressive disorder in any year (Australian Bureau of Statistics [ABS], 2

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Anxiety

Anxiety is a common but serious condition that makes it hard to cope with daily life. Everyone feels anxious from time to time, but for someone experiencing anxiety, these feelings can't be easily con

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