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Dr Katherine Horrigan, Registered Clinical Psychologist
BA Hons, PhD Clinical Psychology
Katherine is a Clinical Psychologist specialising in the treatment of anxiety, mood disorders, stress and trauma in adolescents and adults. She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is accredited with Medicare to provide specialist Clinical Psychology services. Katherine has extensive experience across a broad range of settings including hospital and community-based adult mental health, consultation-liaison psychiatry at the MATER children’s hospital and private practice. She has also worked with individuals affected by brain tumour and individuals experiencing problematic gambling behaviour. Katherine implements evidence-based treatment and ensures that she stays up-to-date with the latest research and evidence-based approaches by engaging in regular professional development activities.
Gerhard Venter, Registered Psychologist
BA (Hons) Psych, MA Clin Psych
Gerhard joined MyMind Psychology on a full-time basis in 2016, after having had a part-time involvement with us since 2011. He is a qualified Clinical Psychologist and has extensive experience as a clinician in the private sector and the public mental health sectors. He has worked as a Psychologist in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia since 1993.
Gerhard works with adults and adolescents with a wide range of presentations, including anxiety and depression, and provides services from evidence-based therapeutic modalities (including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). He has a professional interest in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and provides assessment services for both young persons and adults. Gerhard has an interest in group therapy, and provides group therapy services focussing on depression, anxiety and improving self-esteem. As a therapist trained in the systemic therapy approaches, Gerhard also provides couples and marriage counselling.
Gerhard accepts referrals for adults and adolescents. He is an empathic and supportive professional who acknowledges the difficult circumstances clients experience, and has a strong commitment to working closely with his clients to help them to improve their lives and functioning.
Michelle Gronum, Registered Clinical Psychologist
BA, BA (Hons Psych), MA Clin Psych
Michelle graduated with a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She is also a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology College and holds full registration as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia-AHPRA. She is a Specialist Provider for Medicare.
Michelle has worked in various clinical settings, nationally and internationally, over the past 15 years and has a wealth of experience providing therapy for a diverse range of presenting problems, such as depression, bipolar disorder, chronic pain, panic disorder, borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, anxiety and work-related stress. She also had extensive exposure to trauma related problems and acted as a consultant for various psychological services in this regard. Michelle acted as senior manager in various roles within the public sector and owned and managed consulting firms in the private sector. Part of her experience included the management, training and supervision of psychologists and intern psychologists.
Her framework for case conceptualisation and intervention is influenced by a broad array of theory, research and evidence based therapies depending on the nature of the problem. In therapy Michelle employs her extensive training in systems, solution-focussed and post-modern therapies to empower people to make positive changes in their lives, to live a rich, meaningful and fulfilling life. Michelle provides a safe and validating environment to assess your situation thoroughly, help you identify your goals, and tailor therapy to suit your individual needs.
Live Life, Love Life
BA, BA (Hons Psych), MA Clin Psych
Adrian Bosch graduated with a Master’s Degree (Cum Laude) in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in April 2003. Since then he has gained extensive therapeutic and assessment experience working in a variety of multidisciplinary contexts. He has experience as a general psychologist in the military working with both members as well as their families, followed by more specialist knowledge gained within the field of aviation medicine.
Adrian has also worked within the employee wellness field, providing at times telephone counselling, case managing referrals, but more extensively clinically supervising a staff of psychologists and social workers in the provision of telephonic employee wellness counselling and services. Adrian also ran a successful private practice and was an integral team member of a multidisciplinary private psychiatric hospital. Over the years Adrian has worked extensively with adults and adolescents presenting with depression, bi-polar mood disorder, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, work-related stress, and relationship problems in a variety of contexts. Adrian, due to the nature of his various therapeutic contexts of exposure, has also worked extensively with trauma.
Adrian employs an eclectic approach that is predominantly client focused and centred, adopting evidence based therapies from his background and training in interpersonal therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and systems approaches. Adrian maintains the focus on the enhancement, facilitation, promotion and maintenance of mental health and life-skills.