Dr. Kathryn Berry is a clinical psychologist who has spent the last 10 years assisting and supporting children and their families facing many of life’s changes and challenges. Kathryn is a professional, caring, non-judgemental, and compassionate therapist who strives to understand each individual’s experience and the impact of those experiences on day-to-day life. Kathryn has a collaborative and individualized approach to addressing the areas of concern and utilizes evidence-based therapeutic techniques to help children and families reach positive outcomes. Kathryn enjoys working with children of all ages and has particular experience with supporting children and adolescents experiencing a range of mental health concerns such as anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, social-emotional and adjustment challenges, and self-esteem issues. Kathryn has experience working in both educational and clinical settings and values and encourages a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment when indicated.
Kathryn can assist in the areas of:
- Child and adolescent mental health concerns including anxiety, mood disorders, trauma and stress
- Child and adolescent behavioural concerns
- Child and adolescent adjustment issues
- Challenges within the educational context
- Fostering the building blocks of flourishing, including: addressing self-worth and self-esteem concerns, building emotional regulation skills, strengthening relationship, resilience and communication skills, setting realistic goals to achieve emotional balance and wellbeing
Kathryn takes particular care to establish a supportive and positive therapeutic relationship with her clients and seeks to focus on the strengths of each individual and family. Following a comprehensive assessment, Kathryn will help develop realistic and achievable treatment goals and tailor treatment accordingly, utilizing a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Education & Experience
Kathryn holds a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology and Master of Science Degree from the University of Sydney, Australia. She has also completed a Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) with honors in Psychology (Class 1, University Medal) from the University of Sydney. Kathryn is a Board Approved Supervisor as endorsed by the Psychology Board of Australia and holds full membership with the Australian Psychological Society. Kathryn maintains continued professional development to ensure her practice is up to date and evidence-based.
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