Kimberley Chapple

BPsych(Hons) MPsych(Clinical) BSc(Hons)Psychology
Clinical Psychologist (Contractor)
Locations
  • Telehealth
  • Glenelg
Client Age Groups
  • Elders 65+
  • Children 12-15
  • Adults
  • Adolescents/Youth 16-25

Not currently available for new bookings

I practice at our Glenelg location offering both business hours on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and evening appointments on Wednesdays for your convenience.

My approach as a Clinical Psychologist is one of warmth, curiosity and understanding. I have worked for over 18 years within the public health systems both in Australia and the UK, providing a therapeutic approach to some of the most vulnerable individuals in society. My ability to engage with people from a diversity of backgrounds has allowed me to support behaviour change in all aspects of their lives, from addictive behaviours to positive health changes.

I have a wide range of experience working primarily with adults and adolescents in a range of settings, including prisons and community correctional settings, hospitals, youth centres and community health settings. I am a confident and competent practitioner and have worked extensively with both individuals and groups. My passion and enthusiasm for healthy living has allowed me to support people to make positive behaviour changes in order for them to overcome barriers and reach their potential. I have the skills and knowledge to inform my psychological practice and am primarily guided by the client’s values and goals.

I have a strong understanding of how various factors, including upbringing, shapes an individual and their views of themselves, others, and the world around them. I use this understanding, as well as my training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and motivational interviewing, to support my clients to understand themselves better in order to achieve their therapeutic goals. I use a gentle, empathic and sometimes humoured approach to challenge difficulties, including depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, substance misuse issues, and unhealthy living.

I am keen to “practice what I preach” and enjoy a healthy lifestyle. I am a passionate bike rider, both mountain and road, enjoy strength training, hiking and yoga, and I take pleasure in cooking, preparing and eating healthy food. I strongly believe that living a valued life is a key component to reaching your potential.

I work Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at Glenelg and offers evening appointments on Wednesdays.

Therapeutic Approach

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Schema Therapy

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Masters of Clinical Psychology, Flinders University, SA
  • Masters of Addictive Behaviour, Liverpool University, UK
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • Registered Provider with Medicare

Special Areas of Interest

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Anger management
  • Eating disorders
  • Drug and alcohol use
  • Health psychology

Fee Schedule

50-minute sessions, face to face or via telehealth, are $260 (business hours), which reduces to $128.35 after your Medicare rebate if you are under a Mental Health Care Plan referred by your GP, psychiatrist or paediatrician. For after hours services the session costs $300, which reduces to $168.35 after your mental health care fund rebate.

These are the standard length for subsequent individual sessions unless otherwise negotiated.

Health funds and payments

You can pay online via card for telehealth bookings in advance or on the day prior to your appointment or for face to face sessions use Eftpos in our practice before or after your appointment.
Our team will process your Medicare and private health rebates immediately after your appointment.

For telehealth appointments the claim may be made for Medicare by our team through our software. For private health we will send you a receipt in the case of telehealth services. Please note that although we may process payments in advance we are not permitted to process the rebates until after the appointment has finished by law.

If you have private cover you do not need a referral and will pay a variable gap depending on your level of cover and your health fund. Please check with your health fund before booking to understand whether you are entitled to a rebate for psychology services. If you are in the rooms we will process the gap but if doing telehealth we will send you a receipt for claiming after full payment has been made.

Referral Information

To access our services as part of Mental Health Care Plan (allowed up to 20 visits per calendar year (initial referral for 6 sessions), please email our reception team with your valid Plan and a referral letter from your GP.

We accept clients with a self-managed or plan-managed NDIS referral but do not take NDIS agency referrals. There will be a gap payment beyond the NDIS fee that is payable on the day of your appointment. Please call us before booking to make sure your plan fits our criteria for referrals within our practice.

Booking Information

Not currently available for new bookings

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