Ms Karen Fossey

Clinical Psychologist

MPsychClinPsych BAppSciPsych(Hons) BSocSci MAPS
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Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology), Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology; Hons), Bachelor of Social Science, Member of the Australian Psychological Society.

About Karen

Karen sees clients for a wide variety of concerns. She enjoys working with adults and children from across the lifespan with a range of presentations, using various treatment approaches. Karen is a warm and empathic psychologist who utilises a person-centred approach to counselling. She works collaboratively with her clients with the aim of building a trusting and caring therapeutic relationship. Karen tailors her therapeutic interventions to meet individual client needs.

Areas of work:

Karen works with clients across the lifespan experiencing:

  • Anxiety
  • Panic and Phobia
  • Depression and Mood disorders
  • Trauma and Stress related disorders
  • Family problems
  • School issues
  • Behavioural problems
  • Self-esteem and Body image


Treatment Approaches:

Karen utilises her knowledge and experience using the following techniques to best suit the client’s needs:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mindfulness based therapies
  • Solution Focussed Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Trauma informed therapies



Background and Experience

Karen studied at Swinburne University, RMIT University, and the Cairnmillar Institute. She has experience working in the school environment, community based settings, and private practice.

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