Psychologist - Kate Laughton

Kate Laughton Psychologist Child

Kate Laughton is a fully registered psychologist and Clinical Psychology Registrar with over 15 years experience working primarily with children, adolescence, adults and families. 

Kate's area of expertise includes working with a range of mental health issues such as anxiety and panic disorders, depression, trauma, substance abuse, self-harm, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, transgender issues, mood disorders, child and adult ADHD/ADD, Autism, developmental and/or attachment issues and dissociative disorders.


Interventions  provided  vary  depending  upon  client’s  needs,  however  all  clinical  interventions  are  evidence  based,  client -centred  best  practices  and  may   include  components  of:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Behavioural  Therapy
  • Schema  Therapy
  • Somatic  Therapy
  • Parenting  Education  Sessions
  • EMDR  (Eye  Movement  Desensitisation  Repropcessing) 
  • Equine Therapy
  • Animal Assisted Therapy (Keeley the therapy dog)
  • Equine  Facilitated  Therapy 


Kate has worked within both government, non-government and private sectors providing quality assessments and tailored intervention programs for children and adults with complex presentations.  


To improve client outcomes and ensure client's with barriers have the same access to specialist care, where required, Kate can provide home visits, observe children at school, conduct online consultations, develop behaviour management plans and develop high level positive behaviour management plans that can be followed by parents, service providers and staffing groups.


Kate is a registered provider with Medicare, WorkCover, DVA, private health insurers and provides employee assistance psychological services (EAP) for a wide range of organisations,  government services and private companies.


To make an appointment with Psychologist Kate Laughton please call 07 4194 5944 and referrals can be faxed to 07 4194 2905.