Ms Codie Atherton

Psychologist

clinic location
C2/, 20-24 Karalta Road, ERINA, New South Wales, 2250, Australia
clinic location
C2/, 20-24 Karalta Road, ERINA, New South Wales, 2250, Australia

Overview

Codie is a Clinical Psychologist who commenced working at the READ Clinic in 2018. Codie graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) in 2015. She completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology in 2017 and commenced her Clinical Psychology Registrar Program in 2018, due for completion in early 2020. Codie believes that establishing and maintaining a positive therapeutic relationship is the key to success for a client’s treatment and is one of the most important aspects of her work – this is vital to work towards accomplishing the client’s goal and obtaining optimal treatment outcomes. She prides herself in providing a client-centred therapy approach which is caring, creative, authentic and compassionate using numerous modalities. Codie has experience working in a variety of settings including inpatient mental health, community mental health and non-government clinical organisations. She is trained in various treatment approaches; including, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing and parenting and attachment utilising the Circle of Security Framework. Codie is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychology Society. She has completed several research projects with the University of Newcastle including the development of a measure of coparenting competence.

Area of Focus

  • Anxiety
  • Behaviour Problems
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Parenting
  • Post-Natal Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress

Modalities

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Patient Focus

  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
  • Master of Clinical Psychology
  • Associate Member (Assoc. MAPS)

Fee / Service

  • Follow Up Consultation
  • Insurance
  • NDIS (Agency/Plan Managed)
  • NDIS (Self-Managed)
  • Re-presenting Client