KERRIANNE ABBOTT – BSc(Psych).,MA(Psych).,M(Psych).,MAPS.

Kerrianne Abbott is an experienced Psychologist with over 20 years in the field. She has been in private practice for some 13 years.

Kerrianne has expertise in trauma, drug and alcohol issues anxiety disorders, depression, and mental health issues. However, over the past 8 years, Kerrianne has been focused upon the understanding and impact of chronic pain, and ways to work with sufferers to reduce system sensitivity and to regain function over their pain.

Kerrianne’s orientation to counselling and psychological intervention has been largely Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Family Therapy and Emotional Release Therapy (Sandplay Therapy).

Kerrianne is a registered Psychologist, and is also recognized as a Medicare and private health fund provider. Kerrianne is also a Member of the Australian Psychological Society, and the College of Counselling Psychologists. In addition, Kerrianne holds a Health Coaching Certificate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.