Cate Wikner – Clinical Psychologist

Effective 11/3/19 Cate Wikner is not taking new clients

Emily Church is seeing clients aged  up to 25 years.

    • BA  MA  COGE Gr Dip Mgt

Fellow of the APS Clinical College

    • Member of the APS Educational and Developmental College
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • AHPRA Registration No. PSY0001135423
  • Medicare Provider No. 2608993T

Since 2006, Cate has worked in private practice treating clients with a range of psychological needs. Cate opened Hurlstone Park Psychology in 2009.

A graduate of the University of Sydney, Cate is a member of both the Clinical College and the Educational and Developmental Colleges of the Australian Psychological Society. She is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA) as a psychologist with endorsement in Clinical Psychology and Educational and Developmental Psychology.

Cate holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy from the University of Sydney and is a member of the EMDR Association of Australia.

Cate has successfully offered Cogmed Working Memory training to children and adults since the beginning of 2010 and is a Qualified Coach.

Emily Church – Psychologist

Children, adolescent and young adult clients

Emily is accepting clients aged up to  25 years.

  • BA(Hons) GradDipProfPsych MAPS
  • AHPRA Registration No. PSY0001817674
  • Medicare Provider No. 4986248T

Emily joined Hurlstone Park Psychology in 2017. She has a breadth of experience working with children and adolescents including the provision of psychoeducational assessments.

Emily graduated from the University of Sydney in 2011 with an honours degree in psychology. She then pursued the 5+1 pathway to general registration through further study at the University of Wollongong. She relocated to Tamworth to complete her sixth-year internship and continued to work there, which involved roles with NSW Health and non-government organisations.

Emily provides comprehensive cognitive and educational assessments using Wechsler Individual achievement test (WIAT-III) and Wechsler Intelligence scale for children (WISC-V) or Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales (SB5). Used along with other measures, this can identify:

  • attention and working memory deficits (ADHD)
  • learning disorders, such as dyslexia
  • giftedness

Emily also provides therapy sessions for child and adolescent clients who may be experiencing emotional and behavioural issues.

Available interventions include:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression
  • relaxation and mindfulness strategies
  • skills training for anger, communication and social skills
  • behavioural management strategies for parents.