Dr Katy Harman
B.A. (Hons) Experimental Psychology; D.Clin.Psy (Doctorate of Clinical Psychology); Grad.Dip. CBT (Graduate Diploma in CBT); M.A.P.S.
Associations & Memberships
Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with Endorsement in Clinical Psychology
Registered Supervisor with Psychology Board of Australia; Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
Member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists (CCLIN)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Mindfulness-based Approaches including Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
Positive Psychology approaches
Areas of expertise
Anxiety disorders including: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD); panic disorder; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD); Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and phobias
Adjustment to illness and chronic pain
Building Resilience and growth
Lucy Tinning, Kate Harman, Rachel Lee, June Brown, (2009) “Developing an accessible and effective public mental health programme for members of the general public”, Journal of Public Mental Health, Vol. 8 Iss: 2, pp.26 – 35
Marta Prytys, Kate Harman, Rachel Lee and June Brown (2009) “Who attends and Who Benefits from CBT Self-Confidence Workshops Run in Routine Practice? A Pilot Study”, Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Vol. 37 Iss: 5, pp. 585 – 593
Kate Harman (2007), “Using Positive Psychology Research in CBT: A Proposal for Future Developments”, Clinical Psychology Forum, 173.
Katy has been qualified as a Clinical Psychologist for 14 years and has worked in many settings including: primary care; community mental health and tertiary education. Katy trained in the UK and worked for many years in the National Health Service in London. Katy’s approach is structured, using evidenced-based therapies with an emphasis on Feed-back Informed Treatment (FIT). Katy works collaboratively with her clients towards mutually-developed goals. Katy believes her clients are the experts in themselves and she aims to help them using her knowledge and skills to make sense of their experiences and to improve the quality of their lives.
Katy is committed to continually learning and improving her practice and enjoys helping others to do the same in supervision. Katy is also experienced in developing and running group programs and large-scale workshops.