Karen Barnes

Australian Registered Psychologist

Specialisation: Australian Registered Psychologist

About me

Karen is an Australian Registered Psychologist with a range of experience over clinical, vocational, and more complex settings. As well as holding full APS membership, she is also a member of the Positive Psychology, Trauma and Psychology, and Intellectual Disability and Autism groups. With a passion for Individuality and Neurodiversity, she applies this approach to every unique individual she works with to explore and develop the person’s strengths and talents to assist in empowering them to achieve their goals. Karen works with adults and adolescents, and enjoys working across a wide range of areas including:

Karen takes a holistic approach to the person and draws from a wide range of therapies and techniques to assist them on their journey. This includes Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Behavioural Management, and aspects of Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and many more. Karen’s strengths lay in her ability to engage with a wide range of people and collaborate to tailor her support to their needs. Her focus is to empower people to achieve overall wellbeing and fulfilling lives.