Kelli Travers

Clinical Psychologist

Kelli Travers has worked as a registered Clinical Psychologist for 17 years, working in variety of settings, including the public and private sectors, non-profit organisations and corporate sector. Kelli works with a broad range of clinical issues, with training in various evidence-based therapeutic modalities, so that she can tailor therapy to the individual’s specific needs and concerns.

Kelli is passionate about assisting individuals in making positive changes in their life by addressing unhelpful patterns, exploring internal experiences, increasing self-awareness and learning new strategies to move through life’s challenges. She believes in taking a holistic approach, as well as addressing core issues to create lasting change. Kelli provides a safe space for individuals to explore what is going on for them, and her approach is warm, compassionate and client-centred. Kelli enjoys working with individuals to explore and align with their personal values to create a life that is meaningful, joyful and fulfilling.

Kelli has been facilitating meditation, mindfulness and self-compassion workshops for many years. She has been practising mindfulness and meditation in her own life for over a decade, and she is inspired to assist individuals in cultivating mindfulness in their daily life as well as developing a more compassionate and healthy relationship with themselves. Kelli has also trained in iRest Yoga Nidra, a practice that is restful and restorative for people with stressful and busy lives.

TREATMENT MODALITIES
Kelli works from a client-centred model, and draws on the following treatment modalities:

  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance-Commitment Therapy
  • Somatic Psychology
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindful Self-Compassion and Compassion-Focused Therapy

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Kelli works with adults in the areas of:

  • Generalised Anxiety
  • Excessive worry and rumination
  • Social Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • Workplace and relationship stress
  • Trauma
  • Depression and low mood
  • Peri-natal depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Birth trauma and loss
  • Life transitions
  • Body image issues
  • Low self-worth and confidence issues
  • Stress management
  • Assertiveness and communication skills
  • Emotional regulation skills
  • Mindfulness and meditation training
  • Improving self-care and self-compassion skills
  • Identifying values and goals
  • Coaching

Please note that Kelli does not work with the following issues:

  • Severe drug and alcohol issues
  • Suicide and high-risk self-harm behaviours
  • Children and adolescents

Conveniently located at 2/5 Stevenson Crt Burleigh, Gold Coast.

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