Dr Kate Taylor

Location Address

Valley Family Health
283 Maribyrnong Road
Ascot Vale VIC 3032
Ph: 03 9375 1585
Fax: 03 9454 9371

Dr Kate Taylor
Clinical Psychologist
BA/BSc(Hons), Dpsych (Clin), MAPS CCLIN

Kate has worked as a Clinical Psychologist since 2004 working with parents, infants, children and families experiencing a range of difficulties including anxiety and depression, child developmental and behavioural problems, parent/child and family relationship difficulties and health-related difficulties.  She has a particular interest in assisting families through life challenges such as parenting, grief and loss and health-related difficulties, and facilitating individual growth and wellbeing.

Kate works collaboratively with her clients and uses a range of therapeutic approaches individualised to clients’ specific needs, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, systems and family therapies and attachment-based approaches.   She also has a particular interest in teaching and mentoring of psychologists, and has previously been the course convenor of the Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) at Monash University, and remains engaged in teaching and clinical supervision in this program. Kate is available to provide supervision for health professionals.

Areas of Special Interest

  • Preconception, including fertility issues
  • Pregnancy
  • Perinatal loss
  • Antenatal depression and anxiety
  • Birth trauma
  • Premature Birth
  • Postnatal depression and anxiety
  • Parent-infant attachment
  • Adjustment issues
  • Infants
  • Toddlers
  • Parenting
  • Fathers

Professional Memberships

  • Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists (CCLP)
  • Member Australian Association of Infant Mental Health (AAIMHI)
  • Member Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA)

Fees & Rebates

Cost:  $225 per 50-minute session *Medicare Rebate: $137.05
Out-of-pocket: $87.95 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, Wednesdays, Thursdays
Contact: phone 03 9375 1585 or use the ‘Contact’ button below to make an immediate online enquiry
Fax: 03 9454 9371


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