Dr Karen Sutherland
BSc (Hons), PhD, PGDipClPs
Karen is a registered Clinical Psychologist. She obtained her Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology as well as her Doctor of Philosophy (in Psychology) at the University of Otago in New Zealand. She worked in the United Kingdom for 7 years post-training and moved to Tasmania in mid-2016.
Karen provides general counselling support and specialist psychological therapies for children, adolescents, adults and families struggling with a wide range of mental health difficulties. She uses a number of different evidence-based models of therapy, depending on the needs of the individual client, including (but not limited to) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Karen has an interest in neuropsychological assessment, and has considerable experience in the assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders. She is able to offer private assessments of intellectual functioning and/or autistic spectrum disorder if this is needed.
Karen is registered to provide services under Medicare and NDIS, and for other organisations including workers’ compensation.