Codie Atherton

Registered Psychologist & Clinical Registrar
BPsych (Hons) MPsych (Clin)

Client Group

0-65yrs +


Childhood Issues
Adolescent Issues

Codie is a Registered Psychologist and a Clinical Registrar who commenced working at the READ Clinic in 2018.


Codie graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) in 2015. She completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology in 2017 and commenced her Clinical Psychology Registrar Program in 2018.

Codie believes that establishing and maintaining a positive therapeutic relationship is the key to success for a client’s treatment and as one of the most important aspects of her work. She prides herself in providing a client-centred therapy approach which is caring, creative, authentic and compassionate using numerous modalities.

Codie has experience working in a variety of settings including inpatient mental health, community mental health and non-government clinical organisations. She is trained in various treatment approaches; including, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Motivational Interviewing.

She has completed several research projects with the University of Newcastle including the development of a measure of co-parenting competence.  Codie is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychology Society.

Codie’s areas of interest include:

  • Childhood Issues
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Perinatal and Postnatal Concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Parenting concerns
  • Stress and study
  • Bullying

Codie works: Wed 9am – 2pm,  Fri 9am – 4pm & Saturdays  9am – 4pm

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