Kate Mutimer is a psychologist with over 20 years experience working with individuals and groups in community health and organisational settings. Kate initially worked as a consultant and facilitator for community based organisations, providing assessments, diagnosis, training and advice. After completing her studies in clinical psychology she developed a specialist knowledge in communication, culture sensitivity, change and conflict resolution, through her work as consultant psychologist.
Kate’s private clinical psychology work includes clinical assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety and personality disorders, adolescent, couples and family counselling. Kate has also spent time lecturing at QUT and Griffith University in change management, group facilitation, applied counselling psychology and family studies.
In her psychotherapy practice Kate focuses on a flexible partnership model that combines facilitating individual development, relationship enhancement, lifestyle coaching and facilitating learning through direct and reflective experience.
Her current therapy approach is mainly from a Buddhist Psychology/Compassionate Focused therapy perspective, incorporating mindfulness and object relations, and attachment theory concepts and practices. Kate is also a Trained mindfulness and compassion teacher and she runs eight week Mindful Self-compassion courses.