Kimberly Vucurovic is a Provisional Psychologist passionate about empowering individuals to create a life they love. Her 21-year career in healthcare and education has been based on helping people overcome barriers, learn new behaviours, build confidence and gain the skills they need to live their best life. Kimberly is well-known as a caring professional with strong counselling, coaching, and mentoring skills.
Kimberly started her career as an early childhood education teacher where she enjoyed helping children reach their developmental milestones. Her passion for a career in healthcare led her to retrain as a remedial therapist. She began her journey as an allied health professional at Hurstville and Norwest Private Hospitals, within the maternity and surgical units.
Kimberly developed a deep interest in holistic care, which motivated her to complete a Bachelor of Applied Science in Naturopathic Studies. In 2009 Kimberly opened her practice as a Clinical Naturopath in the Hills District. She became well-known for helping families achieve their best health through educating and coaching clients on maintaining healthy habits, diet and lifestyle. Her success in her Naturopathy practice sparked a desire to nurture and mentor up-and-coming clinicians. Kimberly joined the Endeavour College of Natural Health as a contract lecturer teaching within the Bachelor of Naturopathy and the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics for four years.
Through her experience as a clinician, Kimberly recognised that an individual’s mental health had a direct impact on their ability to maintain healthy habits and reach their goals. This knowledge motivated Kimberly to begin a psychology degree. In her honours year, Kimberly was accepted into a unique and competitive government internship program. Within this program she gained extensive experience as the project manager of a national mental health research and clinical redesign project. In addition, Kimberly completed extensive formal training in change management, leadership, coaching and mentoring with the University of Tasmania, the University of New England, the Agency of Clinical Innovation and the Clinical Excellence Commission.
Kimberly’s experience has given her the unique position of being a very well-rounded psychologist. Kimberly’s philosophy is to translate evidence-base research to help people overcome psychological barriers, challenging behaviours and gain the skills they need to live their best life. Kimberly enjoys providing a range of psychological services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults. She has a particular interest in Positive Psychology, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Kimberley enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults.
Kimberly’s areas of expertise include :