Karen Barnett

Karen Barnett

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker / Therapist

BA, MSW.

Consults:  Saturdays

Karen is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 10 years experience in the assessment, treatment and counselling of clients accessing private and public mental health services.

Taking a compassionate, non-judgemental and curious stance, she creates a safe space for open and honest communication and skill based learning in sessions. Favouring a mindfulness based approach, Karen works collaboratively with clients to reach their goals and will tailor the therapy modality to suit individual needs. She is proficient in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) (individual and group skills).

Her areas of interest and expertise include; addictions, anxiety and mood disorders, trauma and complex trauma, eating disorders, gender transition, interpersonal difficulties, pregnancy, post partum and fertility issues, stress reactions and adjustment issues.

Accepting referral for clients aged 12 years+. Please click here or contact reception on 9598 6244.