Karen Smith



Karen Smith

Registered Psychologist

Client groups: Adolescents 15+ and Adults.


Karen works from a client-centred perspective, to collaboratively develop or enhance skills and strategies that will achieve the best outcomes for her clients. She has a calm and encouraging personality and brings acceptance, compassion, and warmth to her therapy sessions.

She has a special interest in working with individuals experiencing chronic pain, drawing from her work in a Public Health interdisciplinary Pain Management Program. She has experience working with adults, and adolescents across a variety of settings on challenges impacting their wellbeing.

Assessment & treatment of:

  • Chronic pain and health related issues/diseases
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Adjustment/stress related disorders
  • Depression and mood related disorders
  • Grief and Loss


Trained in the following Treatment Approaches

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT),
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Health Behavioural Change
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Stress management
  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation strategies and psycho-education
  • Weight inclusive approach
  • Schema Therapy




Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm                  Ph: 03 5728 2446