Keely completed her Master of Professional Psychology, and Master of Clinical Research concurrently last year in Melbourne. She returned to Canberra to complete the final year of her provisional registration and is now in the final months of her internship placement.
During the last two years, she has worked with adolescent and young adults within community services in providing support for general wellbeing, drug and sexual health, in an LGBTQIA+ friendly and inclusive space. Previous to this, she worked extensively with neuropsychological testing and screening of senior patients for healthy ageing and neurodegenerative factors at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
She is also trained as a medical researcher and has worked in neuroscience laboratories, where she has specialised in neural correlates of addiction and behaviour. Previous to training in medical research, she has worked extensively with people of all ages and backgrounds as a Software Instructor, Art and Spanish Language teacher. During her 10 years’ in teaching, she has helped people through applied training to achieve their goals and help understand and resolve challenges in support of helping them live more fulfilling and self-actualised lives.
Keely has an empathic and warm approach to supporting people achieve their goals, and take a client-centred, evidence based, cognitive approach in therapy and intervention. She is dedicated to constant improvement and learning throughout the process of her training. She is particularly interested in working with clients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and hopes to broaden her experience and training across a range of client presentations and needs.
Keely works with clients aged 10+