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COMMUNITY

Services and resources for individuals, couples and families

Counselling & Family Therapy

In my private practice located on the Gold Coast, I work with a diverse range of clients, including adolescents, adults, couples, and families. My commitment is to provide quality, collaborative care, where I invest the time to fully appreciate each client's unique circumstances. Together with my clients, we establish clear therapy goals, employ tailored evidence-based treatments, and consistently monitor and assess progress toward achieving these goals.

I assist individuals and families in coping with various challenges, including:
 

  • Anxiety and Stress

  • Depression

  • Trauma

  • Family and Relationship Difficulties

  • Family Transitions (e.g., separation and stepfamilies)

  • Parenting

  • Adolescent Challenges (e.g., peer issues and identity)

  • Grief and Loss

  • Behavioral Difficulties

  • Low Self-esteem

As a registered practitioner with Medicare Australia, I accept referrals under The Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative.  This initiative supports doctor referrals for treatment plans, that allows you to claim for up to 10 sessions each calendar year with a mental health professional.

 

PLEASE READ
Due to high demand, Kate is currently at capacity in her clinic and is unable to accept new referrals.

Please speak with your GP for counselling options or visit The Australian Psychological Society website.

 

Fees

1 hour consultation: $225

Medicare rebate if eligible: $141.85

Top cover extras in a private health fund may also give a rebate. Please check with your private health fund prior to booking a consultation.

 

Cancellation of appointments require 24 hours notice, otherwise a $50 fee will be incurred.

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ONLINE PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

"A great relationship is about two things: First, appreciating the similarities, and second, respecting the differences." 

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FREE RESOURCES

Handouts and Booklets

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The Family Life Cycle

What is the "Family Life Cycle"? What Family Life Cycle stage are you currently navigating?

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Launching Messengers For Your Teenager

These messages are not prescriptive but rather a “guide” to help navigate this life cycle stage.

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10 Tips For Building Resilience 

Parenting tips for your 5 to 12 year old to strengthen resilience.

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Discovering Your Values

Follow these exercises to discover your values.

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Problem Solving Exercise

A Simple Problem Solving Exercise S.O.L.V.E

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10 Tips For Better Sleep

Do you feel tired? Do you wish you had better sleep?

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Tips for Challenging Negative Thinking

Techniques for challenging unhelpful and negative thinking patterns.

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Communication Tips For Couples

Learn four negative relationship styles and how to eliminate them.

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Communication Tips for Parents & Teens

Tips on what to say and how to approach your teen.

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The Stepfamily Journey

A roadmap infographic for Stepfamilies.

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Questions for Personal Reflection

Personal reflection guide.

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Question Game for Couples

Games guide for couples.

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Questions To Get Kids Talking

Fun questions to connect.

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Top Tips for Family Goal Setting

SMARTER is a great acronym to help you and your family set goals.

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Family Jenga Game

A game to build family connection.

Find me on Youtube

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PODCAST EPISODES

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The Holistic You: Understanding Stress
and Anxiety

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The Holistic You: Understanding Family Relationships

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In The Blend:
Setting Boundaries

Try the Keep Calm Cards

Are anxiety, worry, or stress a part of your daily life? Or do you support someone who faces these challenges? Discover accessible, effective strategies that you can use immediately and seamlessly integrate into your everyday routine.

The cards are uniquely designed and colour-coded to provide quick and easy references to strategies that calm the body and ease the mind. Each card includes step-by-step instructions and insightful explanations on why each method works, ensuring you have the tools you need to find calm and clarity.

Take control of your well-being today.

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Please note: These online programs are educational products and designed for this. The general public must take full responsibility for their use of it. This material is for general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical attention, counselling, therapy or advice from a qualified health care professional. The information here is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or disorder.
 

If you experience any unusual symptoms practising the techniques you should seek the advice of a health professional. You can email drkateowen@gmail.com for a referral to an appropriately qualified professional.

All information on is for personal use only, for educational purposes. While Dr Kate Owen is a registered psychologist, all products (free or for purchase) are not a psychological service.

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