Kristina Le Marne MAPS is a warm, empathetic Clinical Psychologist (Registrar) who works with children, adolescents and adults. With experience working in private practice, community health and hospital settings, Kristina is well-equipped to adapt evidence-based psychological therapies to her individual clients’ needs. She is experienced in using a range of therapeutic modalities including:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT),
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT),
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT),
- Motivational Interviewing (MI),
- Compassion-Focussed Therapy (CFT),
- Schema Therapy,
- Narrative Therapy, and
- Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
Kristina strongly believes that therapeutic relationships are a key indicator of therapeutic success. She is passionate about creating a safe, non-judgmental and welcoming space for clients to share their troubles and successes – and where they can work towards the life that they want for themselves.
Her work includes the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a range of psychological difficulties, including anxiety and panic, low mood, stress, adjustment difficulties, emotion regulation, grief and loss, binge-eating and weight management, relationship concerns and trauma.
Kristina has specific interest and experience in treating anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, health anxiety, death anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobias.
She is also able to provide psychometric testing services such as the WISC or WIAT for children who may need a psychometric report or intelligence testing for school.
Kristina sees clients by appointment Mondays and Fridays, including early mornings.