WELCOME TO EXISTENTIAL PRACTICE

Kate is an existential psychotherapist specializing in childhood trauma and complex trauma. She helps individual adults and adolescents in Sydney to heal and minimize the impact of childhood trauma, single incident trauma or workplace injury or accident. Drawing on her extensive experience of working with torture and trauma survivors, she provides focused support and solid tools for people suffering from symptoms of Post-Traumatic stress and other maladaptive consequences of trauma.

She is available in Newtown or Summer hill clinics for face-to-face counselling or via Skype for online consultations. She is a PACFA clinical registrant and is an approved provider for NDIS, WorkCover, Victims Services, BUPA Private Health fund and Medibank Private Health fund. She is also a registered provider for eligible Employment Assistance Programs (EAP).

Please feel free to ask Kate if you have any questions about psychotherapy for trauma survivors or browse FAQs and Appointments page for more information.

“My memories were confusing and my past was too painful to talk about. I did not know there could be a way to become strong again, until I considered therapy. Kate helped me to make sense of what I was going through, and supported me in believing in myself again.”

(Jenny, Sydney, 34)

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Psychotherapy During Pandemic

COVID SAFE PRACTICES: Existential therapy is open for Skype/phone and online consultations and limited face-to-face spots are available at Therapies Summer hill clinic. Couple and family therapy service is not available as it is desirable that only one client is present in a session. Social distancing and cleaning/sanitizing practices are strictly observed in face-to-face consultations … Continue reading Psychotherapy During Pandemic

The Enemy Within. Self-maltreatment In Trauma Survivors.

  Who is that part of you that does things against your own intentions? How come you intend to do one thing and later find yourself doing the opposite? Do you often wonder how or why you act a certain way, failing to understand your intentions? These questions may be just common for anyone, as … Continue reading The Enemy Within. Self-maltreatment In Trauma Survivors.

Emotional Scars: The Legacy Of Adverse Childhood Experiences

All children are born very needy and dependent. They simply cannot survive without a responsible adult providing the necessary care. Besides basic needs for food, shelter, clothing and safety, there are emotional needs for attention, validation, support and company. Those lucky babies born into families that expect them and are prepared to look after them … Continue reading Emotional Scars: The Legacy Of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Nightmares And How You Can Use Them To Guide Your Recovery

Nigtmares are the most unpleasant and often very persistent symptom of post-traumatic stress. Many people suffer from them to such degree where they fear going to sleep and cannot get a good night rest. While nightmares are a real pain, they are not only a nuisance. In my practice of working with trauma survivors long-term, … Continue reading Nightmares And How You Can Use Them To Guide Your Recovery

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