Katherine Thornley

Katherine is a registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and a member of the AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF PSYCHOLOGISTS Inc. (AAPI).

EMDR training Level 1 and 2 

Associate Member EMDRAA (EMDR Association of Australia)

Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1

Registered Psychologist; Medicare P/N 5174772L; AHPRA Reg: PSY0001621942

She has had 13 years counselling experience, including work at a leading tertiary institution and a popular private practice in Melbourne.

Katherine has developed and facilitated a number of different workshops (e.g. stress management, anger management and motivation) and group therapy sessions (e.g. depression, social anxiety).

She has worked as a supervisor, supervising psychology students as a component of their Masters course. Katherine has had a wealth of experience across many different issues and has worked with people from diverse backgrounds.

Katherine utilises a broad range of evidenced-based techniques and strategies including:  client centered therapy, cognitive-behavioural psychology, neuropsychology, mindfulness, EMDR and solution focused therapy. This ensures Katherine has the individual client and their needs as the focus of her therapeutic approach.

Types of issues Katherine can assist with include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD & Complex PTSD
  • EMDR Trauma Therapy
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Non-Directive Pregnancy Support Counselling
  • Relationships / Pre-marital counselling (trained in Gottman method)
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Student Issues
  • LGBT Issues
  • Assertiveness
  • Cultural Adjustment Issues
  • Self-esteem and Confidence Issues

If you would like to make an appointment with Katherine, please call us on (07) 3831 4452