Karen White

Clinical Psychologist

With 20 years experience, Karen is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about supporting women to live their best lives. She has extensive experience working with women in the areas of emotional and general well-being, trauma, parenting, adjustment, relationship difficulties, sexuality and sexual function. Since becoming a mum, she has developed a special interest in working with women during this often-challenging time.

Warm and nurturing, Karen uses a wide range of evidence-based therapeutic interventions depending upon the person’s concerns. These include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Compassionate Focused Therapy (CFT) to name a few.

Special interests
  • Fertility and conception difficulties
  • Pre and post pregnancy concerns (e.g., depression, anxiety)
  • Birth-related trauma
  • Parent-infant attachment issues
  • Sexual function (e.g., pain, low desire)
  • Adjustment and life transitions
  • Depression and anxiety issues
  • Miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal loss
  • LGBTIQ+ concerns
  • Chronic illness
Professional memberships
  • Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member APS Perinatal and Infant Psychology Interest Group (PIPIG)