Katie Leavey

Registered Psychologist

Clinical Psychology Registrar

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Katie can help you with

  • Adjustment to life changes and transitions 

  • Anger management 

  • Anxiety and anxiety disorders 

  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) 

  • Depression and other mood-related disorders 

  • Emotional dysregulation 

  • Grief/bereavement 

  • Panic attacks and Panic Disorder 

  • Personality disorders 

  • Phobias 

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 

  • Relationship and interpersonal difficulties 

  • Self-harm 

  • Self-esteem issues 

  • Social anxiety 

  • Stress, burnout and compassion fatigue 

  • Trauma 

  • Women's health and emotional wellbeing 

  • Work-related issues 

Days and fees

Consulting days: Monday (telehealth only), Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Taking new clients: Yes - limited capacity

Approximate wait time: 1-2 months weekdays, no new client availability on Saturdays

Sees clients from age: 13 

Fee - initial / subsequent: $215 / $195 

Medicare rebate: $88.25 

Out of pocket: $126.75 / $106.75 

Saturday surcharge: + $20 

Qualifications

  • Master of Clinical Psychology 

  • Bachelor of Science Psychology (Honours) 

  • Registered psychologist and clinical psychology registrar 

  • Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS) 

  • Member, Australian Association for CBT (AACBT) 

  • Individual Therapy in DBT - Melissa Kent Psychology, Brisbane 

  • Intensive DBT training - Melissa Kent Psychology, Brisbane 

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Fundamentals: Processes and Techniques in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 

Katie Leavey The Glow Centre

About Katie

As a psychologist I like to work collaboratively with you on the things that are important to you. Through creating a safe but curious environment, we can gain deeper understanding of yourself and use your own inherent skills, alongside evidenced based interventions, to make the changes that will improve your wellbeing. I tailor my treatment approach based on what you as an individual needs and what the research evidence says works for particular a problem.

 

I have experience in working with people from adolescence to adulthood with a broad range of difficulties. Before coming into private practice, I worked for many years in community services in the UK and Australia assisting people with a variety of complex needs, including adults and young people experiencing homelessness, mental health, addiction, and trauma.  

Why I love working at The Glow Centre

I love working at The Glow Centre because I feel privileged to go on a journey with each new client I meet where I’m entrusted with their life story and given the opportunity to support them through life’s challenges.  

Outside the practice

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and young daughters, walking my dogs, reading, socialising with friends, and travelling.

Publications

Leavey, K., & Hawkins, R. (2017). Is cognitive behavioural therapy effective in reducing suicidal ideation and behaviour when delivered face-to-face or via e-health? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cognitive behaviour therapy, 46(5), 353-374.