Our Skill Collective Team
BSc(Hons), MPsych(Clinical)/PhD Candidate
Keely is a compassionate and practical therapist with a special interest in helping clients during significant life events, be it grief, adjusting to a health diagnosis, or other significant changes.
She helps individuals work through the anxiety and stress that such significant changes bring. Keely also has a special interest in working with depression, chronic pain, and interpersonal relationships (including improving attachment working from a Circle of Security approach).
Keely’s particular strengths are in working with the following presentations:
- Building resilience in adjusting to life events (e.g. relationship breakdown, loss/grief, health diagnoses)
- Health issues (e.g. alcohol misuse, chronic pain, rehabilitation)
- Anxiety (Worry/Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Panic attacks, Phobias, Social anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
- Stress management, Burnout, and Work/life balance
Through her training and clinical work Keely has gained experience in pain management and rehabilitation, alcohol and substance misuse, as well as trauma and anxiety. She takes an open and inquisitive approach to an individual's experience of how difficult situations impact on their wellbeing, and focuses on how to tailor evidence-based techniques to best suit an individual's particular needs.
In addition to her clinical work Keely also works in research at the Telethon Kids Institute in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and has worked at The University of Western Australia tutoring undergraduate psychology units.
Keely trained at The University of Western Australia, where she is nearing completion of her Master of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
She works with adults as well as children aged 3+ years. Keely is registered to provide Medicare and some health fund rebates.