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Get to know Kaylah

Kaylah has a genuine passion for the field of psychology. She engages with current evidence-based practice, and is skilled at tailoring concepts/strategies to suit individual client needs. Kaylah uses her warm and empathetic nature to help her client's feel comfortable in expressing their needs and difficulties. She values getting to know her clients, so that she can accurately understand their circumstances and provide support in a way that is meaningful to them. 

Kaylah works collaboratively with clients and keeps their goals at the centre of sessions. This may mean supporting the development of practical techniques/skills, strengthening new patterns of thinking and responding, or encouraging self-exploration.

 

Kaylah has a particular interest in treating anxiety and related disorders. She has published research focusing on the concept of recovery for those with anxiety. Kaylah draws upon the recovery perspective in her clinical practice, as achieving an optimal level of wellbeing often has a positive impact on overall mental health and life satisfaction. 

Outside of sessions, Kaylah is an avid podcast and music listener. She lives an active lifestyle, enjoying different kinds of exercise and sports. Kaylah also prioritises spending time with with friends and family. 

Services

When experiencing life challenges and mental health difficulties, reaching out for support can be one of the most worthwhile decisions you can make. Kaylah has experience supporting younger people and adults in the following areas:

  • Anxiety disorders.

    • Generalised anxiety disorder.

    • Panic disorder and/or panic attacks.

    • Health-related anxiety.

    • Social anxiety disorder.

    • Performance anxiety.

    • Sleep anxiety.

  • Stress.

    • ​Academic/professional, life stressors.  

  • Self-esteem/Self-worth.

    • Body image concerns. ​

    • Confidence. 

    • Over-exercising.

  • Mood difficulties/depression.

    • Frustration and/or anger management.

  • Sleep difficulties.

    • Insomnia, Circadian rhythm disturbances.

    • Other sleep behaviours.

  • Interpersonal conflict & life transitions.

    • Friendship, family, romantic relationships. ​

    • Adjustment difficulties.

Please note: Kaylah does not provide sessions for the sole purpose of assessment/s or court reports. 

Modes of Therapy

Kaylah uses a combination of short and long-term interventions with her clients. She draws upon a number of therapeutic approaches, which have a strong evidence-base validating their effectiveness. ​

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT).

  • Schema Therapy.

Confidentiality

Psychologists are bound by the APS Code of Ethics, which includes the principle of confidentiality. All information discussed in session will remain private and confidential, except in the following important circumstances.  Psychologists uphold your safety and are required to disclose information if you or someone else is at immediate risk of harm. Psychologists will also disclose information when there is a legal obligation/if a court order is in place. 

Crisis and Emergency

Unique Mind Psychology Practice is not a crisis service. If you are in Australia and need immediate support for your psychological well-being, health or physical safety, please contact Emergency Services on ‘000’, or present at your nearest hospital emergency department. 

There are also a number of 24 hour online professional services that can help in times of distress or suicide crises. 

LifeLine: 13 11 14  

Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467       

Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800

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