Kerry Howard is a registered psychologist who is skilled in working with people experiencing a wide range of emotional, personal and relationship difficulties with a particular specialty in trauma. She has experience working in both the public and private mental health sectors and received her training at the Australian National University.
Kerry has been working in a range of psychological settings for the past six years, including with headspace and as a School Psychologist. She has extensive experience during that time working with adolescents and adults.
Kerry has a specialty in EMDR Therapy – she is an EMDR Consultant and former Director/Secretary of the Board of the EMDR Association of Australia. Kerry has experience working with both adolescents and adults in addiction treatment, with a specialised focus on food and weight management.
Kerry’s primary modality is EMDR Therapy and has used it extensively with adolescent and adult clients who present with depression, anxiety and trauma as well as treating more complex trauma presenting as PTSD.
Kerry was interviewed in 2015 for her insight and approach to treatment of PTSD, specifically as it relates to Defence Members, for an important Parliamentary Library Monograph on 'Changing Attitudes to Mental Illness in the Australian Defence Force: a long way to go...' written by Dr Edward Scarr.
Kerry also works with a variety of other therapeutic models in addition to EMDR Therapy including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Mindfulness, Image Relationship Therapy and Resource State Therapy.