Dr Catherine Williams
Location AddressJindalee and surrounds for home visiting
Dr Catherine Williams
B.A. Psych (Honours); M.Sc.; DClinical Psych
Catherine works at Nest Psychology Brisbane specialising in perinatal and child psychology. Catherine can see clients in the clinic at Toowong or she can visit you at home.
Catherine has a particular interest in providing assessment and counselling to women experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety difficulties, including depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder. Catherine sees women during pregnancy and in the postnatal period. Catherine enjoys counselling first time mothers and helping them to cope with the huge transition of having a baby whilst supporting mothers to be mindful and to have compassion for themselves during this challenging time. Catherine has been working with this population for 4 years, including at a private practice in Sydney.
Catherine has over 10 years of experience working with parents having attachment difficulties with their infant or toddler; providing parenting support and strategies in settling and sleep. She also has expertise in managing emotional and behavioural issues, including separation anxiety, attention and oppositional behaviour issues in toddlers and children. Catherine has worked in major hospitals and child community and mental health facilities. Catherine has run numerous Parent-Child Interaction Therapy groups and Triple P Parenting Programs.
Catherine is empathic, and has a non-judgmental and relaxed presence. Catherine utilises various therapeutic modalities including cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (mindfulness) and attachment focused therapy.
Catherine has two young girls under 6 years old. Catherine enjoys yoga, practicing mindfulness and reading.
Areas of Special Interest
- Antenatal depression and anxiety
- Premature Birth
- Postnatal depression and anxiety
- Parent-infant attachment
- Adjustment issues
- Member International Marcé Society
- Member Australasian Marcé Society
Fees and Rebates
In clinic cost: $180 per 50-minute session. *Medicare Rebate: $124.50
Out-of-pocket: $55.50 per session
Home visit cost: $210 per 50-minute session. *Medicare Rebate: $145.65
Out of pocket: $64.35 per session
*Medicare rebates are available to those who have a referral and Mental Health Care Plan from their GP, psychiatrist or paediatrician. This must be in place prior to the first claimable session.
Available: Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Also available in Toowong
Bookings through Nest Psychology Brisbane
Telephone: 0409388840 or use the contact form below