Kristen Donaghey is a Registered Psychologist who first started working at the READ Clinic in 2019.
Kristen is a registered psychologist who graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2010. Since graduating, she has worked supporting adults, children, adolescents and families across different clinical settings. This has included a number of years working in private practice providing evidence based clinical interventions to a range of clients. Kristen has worked supporting victims of crime, children and adolescents in out of home care (OOHC) and in supporting child and adult trauma. She also has interest and experience working in child and adult assessment and is an accredited mediator.
Kristen uses a range of psychological therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).
Kristen’s areas of interest are:
- Anxiety and depression
- Child, adolescent and adult trauma
- Attachment disorders
- Developmental disorders
- Developmental and cognitive assessment
- Behaviour management and parenting
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Domestic violence
- Adolescent support
Kristen works: Wednesdays 9:20am – 6:30pm or 3:40pm (alternate weeks), Thursdays 8:40am – 2:30pm & Fridays 8:40am – 3:00pm.