Kaye Barr, psychologist Perth, is a registered psychologist and qualified also in psychotherapy. She graduated from the University of Western Australia (1970) with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). She later completed a Graduate Diploma of Education (1973); Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Counselling) at the Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University) (1984), and an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy at the Churchill Clinic (2002).
Kaye worked at various jobs, both casual and professional, including in school settings for over 9 years. She travelled overseas with a partner in a small yacht, and returned to Australia after 7 years away. Life has been rich with experiences. Kaye had her husband have raised a son and daughter, and she has one grand child.
Kaye takes a caring, holistic approach to assisting clients with their personal challenges and provides a safe, non-judgemental environment that supports them to reach their full potential.
Through her studies, employment and life experiences, Kaye developed a deepening interest in the psychology and psychotherapy of:
- states of being that cast a shadow upon our lives – depression, anxiety and the experiences of infertility, grief and loss
- present effects of past experiences, such as growing up with an alcoholic or abusive parent; or having made poor educational choices
- situations causing stress in the present – at work or home
- creating and maintaining healthy relationships
Kaye has a long-abiding interest in Nutrition and its relationship to mental performance, mood and outlook, and the feeling of well-being.
Individuals and couples with personal or behavioural issues are encouraged to make an appointment to obtain assistance to reach a point of healing and understanding.
As a member of the Australian Psychological Society Kaye is bound by the Charter for Clients of Psychologists, which outlines standards for confidentiality and ethics. Clinical membership of the Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia further strengthens this.