Our team of compassionate psychologists all have individual and complementing areas of focus, specialty training, and therapeutic approaches, to help you move towards a happier, healthier life.
All of our psychologists have undergone at least 6 years of study and use evidence-based approaches so you can trust that you’re in good hands.
Director of Direction Psychological Services
Karen began her career in 1996 and has extensive experience working with adults, children, adolescents, families and couples. She worked predominantly for the Health Department of WA in the areas of adult psychiatry, child and adolescent outpatient clinics (CAMHS), Bentley Adolescent Unit and PMH (Department of Psychological Medicine and Endocrinology), before starting Direction Psychology in 2008.
Karen provides psychological services to clients of all ages experiencing emotional, behavioural and psychological or psychiatric disorders. She has a particular interest in working with children and teenagers, providing early intervention and prevention programs.
Karen is an ambassador for mental health and actively promotes mental health awareness, undertakes community outreach programs, provides support to government and private allied health practices, and collaborates with like minded organisations to address the ever increasing needs within our community.
Prue sees children (7+), adolescents and adults, providing individual therapy sessions, psychometric testing and assessments. Prue’s caring nature helps her to build a trustful rapport with her clients, enabling her to equip them with the cognitive skills and strategies they need to tackle life’s challenges.
Sam is a registered Psychologist who has had experience working with children, teens, adults, and families. Sam uses a mixture of cognitive behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution focussed therapies to help clients with a range of mental health issues and disorders.
Bill is a registered psychologist with over 10 years’ experience providing psychological services to adults of all ages and from diverse cultures and backgrounds. With a specialisation in Aged Care, Bill has expertise in counselling clients with depression, anxiety, stress, anger.
Sally has over 20 years’ experience in community development, group practice, couples and individual therapy. She enjoys working with a range of tricky problems that can bother big and small people, including anxiety, depression, trauma, anger, stress and relationship difficulties.