Cate Rawlinson is a registered Psychologist with 20 years’ experience working with children and young people, families, adults and older people in public health and private practice. Cate has a specialist interest in the emotional health and wellbeing of people experiencing the transition to parenthood. This includes people planning to become parents, expectant and new parents and their infants. She understands the importance of working collaboratively with families to support the wellbeing of all members during one of life’s biggest transitions.
Cate uses a holistic approach to supporting people to achieve wellbeing and is experienced In the assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety, adjustment to parenthood and other difficulties new parents experience. Cate Is also experienced in treating other mental health conditions and assists clients who seek support and adaptive coping strategies to adjust to change, trauma and abuse, loss, and stress.
She uses evidence-based approaches to treatment including cognitive behavior therapy, interpersonal therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and narrative therapy. Cate is committed to developing and providing mental health services, which support and enhance the lives of women, infants and their families and embraces opportunities to collaborate with other treating practitioners to achieve positive outcomes.