Kezia is a clinical psychologist and values working with adults with chronic mental health difficulties. Kezia’s areas of interest include obsessive-compulsive disorders, personality disorders, anxiety and panic disorders, mood disorders including depression and bi-polar affective disorder, adjustment disorders and stress management strategies, among others.
Kezia chooses to use aclient-centred and eclectic approach which is collaboratively tailored to individual client needs. Kezia takes the time to understand what it is you are hoping to achieve from therapy and uses this information to guide her therapeutic approach. Kezia uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy(CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), informed Dialectical BehaviouralTherapy (DBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in therapy.
Kezia has completed her Master of Clinical Psychology at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) and Honours at The Australian National University (ANU). In addition to private practice,she works part-time with in-patients at The Department of Psychiatry, RoyalHobart Hospital and is familiar with the biopsychosocial model of care.