Keri Pavia Clinical Psychologist
B.Psych. M.Clin.Psych. MAPS.
- Bachelor Degree in Psychology
- Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology
- Registered as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (area of practice endorsement in Clinical Psychology)
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists
- Registered with Medicare as a Clinical Psychology Service Provider.
Keri has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults delivering evidence-based clinical practice in a variety of settings, including private practice; universities; schools; community centres; and hospitals.
She has worked independently in her own successful private practice since 2008 where she specialises in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and adults. She has experience in treating clinical disorders including anxiety and mood disorders. She also delivers counselling and resiliency programs for individuals and families during times of stress and transition. She has particular interests in childhood anxiety; adolescent issues and transitions; and adult anxiety and depression.
She has previously worked at Pathways Health and Research Centre (directed by Prof Paula Barrett) where she worked with children, adolescents and families with anxiety and depression. She has facilitated group programs, including the "Friends for Life" and the "Fun Friends" programs (for anxiety management and resilience building) and the "Focus" program (for obsessive compulsive disorder). She has worked as the School Psychologist at Ipswich Girls Grammar School where she worked primarily with adolescent girls and the issues they face, including social difficulties, anxiety, depression, family issues, and academic pressures. She has been involved in research in university and community settings in the areas of: anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and panic disorder with both children and adults. Prior to this Keri has had extensive experience in adult & adolescent mental health in hospital and community settings working with a wide range of clients and mental health issues.
Keri has a particular interest in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. She works with people with difficulties including: depression; generalised anxiety disorder; obsessive compulsive disorder; specific and social phobias; shyness; selective mutism; separation anxiety; panic attacks; panic disorder; post traumatic stress disorder; and post natal depression.
She assists individuals through stressful life events including : family issues; relationship issues; separation; divorce; grief & loss; life transitions & adjustments. She also runs sessions on self-esteem; social skills; assertiveness; stress management; study skills; weight management; and parenting.
Keri is passionate about assisting children, adolescents, and adults develop effective life skills, build resilience, and foster positive family relations.
For all enquiries and bookings please contact Keri directly:
Mobile : 0414644769 or Email : [email protected]