Living Well Psychology

Kathleen McKinnon

Kathleen McKinnon

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General Psychologist


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Appointments offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Works with Adolescents 13-16yrs, Adults 18-60yrs, Older Adolescents 16-18yrs, Older Adults 60+.

Services offered are Cognitive Assessment & Psychological Testing, Counselling, DVA, Employee Assistance Program, Injury Recovery, Life Coaching, Medicare Better Access Program, NDIS, Private Health Fund, Psychological Testing, Telehealth, Workcover QLD.

Location: Tweed Heads

Areas of interest

Anxiety disorders

Depression and mood disorders




Relationship difficulties


Kathleen is a registered psychologist and clinical psychology registrar. She completed her Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours and Master of Clinical Psychology at Griffith University. Kathleen has a range of experience working with clients across the lifespan and in different settings including inpatient mental health, acute outpatient mental health, education and private practice. She also has experience delivering a range of cognitive and diagnostic assessment instruments.

Throughout her studies, Kathleen has conducted research exploring the role of adult attachment style and trait mindfulness on emotion regulation skills, and on the role of colonisation and intergenerational trauma on the developmental outcomes of First Nations children.

Kathleen is passionate about working collaboratively with clients in an empathic and confidential space that fosters trust, curiosity, and personal growth. Kathleen understands that each client is unique and therefore takes an individualised and holistic approach to best achieve therapeutic goals.


Therapeutic approach

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Client-centred Therapy


Kathleen enjoys watching her kids play sport and is often out in the surf with friends or walking her dogs. She is happiest when going on adventures with her family or watching a good romcom.



50min Consultations – $159 (Medicare Rebate = $88.25)

1hr Psychological Assessment Consultations – $267 (APS Recommended Fee)

* All fees are payable at the time of appointment and subject to change.