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Kezia Parker

Kezia Parker

Provisional Psychologist

Bio

Kezia is a kind and empathetic psychologist who aims to work alongside her clients to assist them to feel comfortable, confident and capable of fulfilling their potential. She believes that early intervention and working collaboratively is the key to effective care. Kezia has previously worked with pre-schoolers, teaching them how to be brave and overcome their anxiety.

Kezia is also particularly interested in working with young people with anxiety disorders. She understands the impact anxiety can have on life at home, socially and academically. She strongly values working together with parents and the whole family in a way that meets the child’s needs.

Kezia is a strong advocate for neurodiversity affirming practice. Kezia is also a Christian and works with clients who wish to see a psychologist with a shared faith and worldview.

Special Interests

  • Anxiety Disorders including Situational Mutism
  • Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Trichotillomania and body focused repetitive behaviours
  • Parenting and attachment
  • Child behavioural and emotion regulation concerns
  • Child and adolescent presentations

Therapy Approaches

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics (CBIT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Emotion Coaching
  • Attachment Focused Therapies
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) – University of New South Wales
  • Master of Professional Psychology – Griffith University

Memberships & Registrations

  • Psychology Board of Australia (Registration Number: PSY0002606720)
  • Australian Psychology Society