Our psychologists are fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) and listed with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). To maintain this registration they need to have regular clinical supervision and attend professional development courses each year. Apart from their formal qualifications all of our Psychologists have extensive clinical experience working in a private practice setting. The psychologists at Barrenjoey Psychology are very respectful of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, religion and all individual differences.
Your psychologist will work collaboratively with you to find the right model of treatment and help you develop practical strategies to overcome the difficulties you are experiencing. Appointments are available weekdays and after hours.
Telehealth sessions can be booked on this website under book online please include in your booking note that this is a booking for telephone or video conferencing.
M.A.(Clin Psych), MAPS
Kristiina is a dedicated practitioner who has been working in the space of mental health and mindfulness-based approaches throughout her career. Her areas of interest are: depression and anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, dealing with severe or chronic health issues, aging and midlife, recovery from affairs and relationship difficulties. Kristiina is a compassionate therapist and her main types of treatment used are mindfulness integrated cognitive behaviour therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy interpersonal psychotherapy and psychotherapy.
Kristiina is an associate of Benestar and provides employee assistance counselling for eligible organisations. She is a provider for Primary and Community Care Services and can see patients who are referred by their GP to this program.