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"Small steps in the right direction can turn out to be the biggest step in your life".


Kat Ashton


After completing her Master of Professional Psychology and Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) in 2020/2021, Kat was placed on the Faculty Commendation List for outstanding achievement and awarded the College Medal from the College of Engineering, Science, and Environment for excellent performance.


Prior to working with NewPsych Psychologists, Kat worked as a qualified Human Resource professional for 20 years, specialising in recruitment and operations management.

As a Psychologist, Kat uses a combination of evidence-based approaches including Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to work with adolescent and adult clients experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, bi-polar, trauma, stress, grief and loss, interpersonal and relationship difficulties, self-esteem, and emotional regulation.  Kat adopts a range of tools and techniques such as cognitive restructuring, emotional overlaying, behavioural change and activation, and relaxation/mindfulness, to provide a holistic and personalised approach to therapy.

Kat is passionate about working with people to better understand themselves through a process of self-discovery, education and breaking down barriers to uncover a platform for becoming their best selves.  Outside of work Kat loves all the simple pleasures like spending time with family and friends, good food, yoga, beach, and  music!


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