Kate Thomson Provisional Psychologist Canberra

Kate Thomson


BPsych (Hons), MClinPsych

Key Areas of Interest

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Stress Management
  • Disordered Eating

Therapeutic Frameworks/Strategies

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

About Kate

Kate is passionate about providing quality treatment, care, and support to individuals managing mental health challenges, with a particular focus on self-compassion and living in line with personal values. Kate believes strongly that all behaviours serve to meet a need, and works to help individuals meet their needs in ways that are healthy, achievable, and effective.

Kate has experience working with an array of mental health presentations, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, emotion dysregulation, life stressors, and disordered eating. She is experienced in working with individuals across the lifespan, and has previously facilitated group programs, including the Cool Kids program for anxiety.

How Kate might support you

Kate works with individuals and families, and is interested in supporting individuals with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, emotional dysregulation, life stress, disordered eating, and neurodiversity. Kate is particularly interested in working with adults, and primarily works within a Cognitive Behavioural approach with additional skills and framing provided from Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and elements of Schema Therapy.

Kate seeks to tailor therapy towards the individual, and takes a person-centred approach towards developing a treatment plan. She values creating a safe, supportive, and collaborative therapeutic environment, and recognises that clients are the experts on their own experiences.