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Kerrie Goldston

Psychologist Kerrie is qualified as both a Clinical and Health Psychologist with specialist endorsement in both areas of practice by the Psychology Board of Australia. Kerrie earned her Honours Degree in Psychology and her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney. Kerrie has extensive training and experience in Clinical Psychology and draws from a range of evidence-based psychological approaches: cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy, schema therapy, positive psychology, dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness-based approaches. Kerrie has also completed a two-year professional training in mindfulness-based psychotherapy. She is passionate about bringing cutting edge research on neuroscience and the physical and mental health benefits of mindfulness and meditation to her clinical practice. Kerrie is very experienced in helping people with anxiety conditions and depression, grief and loss, adjustment, relationship issues and trauma. Her early career in nursing provided a strong foundation for treating psychological issues in people with chronic medical conditions such as cancer, heart disease, MS, diabetes. In her work with the Heart Foundation, Kerrie pioneered research into the link between depression and heart disease, an area in which she retains a keen interest. Kerrie is also experienced in helping people with disordered eating, overweight and obesity, chronic dieting and body image issues. Kerrie enjoys working collaboratively with her clients to help them connect with their deeper values, develop self compassion and make sustainable changes in their life to enhance their physical, emotional and social wellbeing.