Kamia Harris, a psychologist, has extensive professional experience across numerous sectors. She has held leadership roles with private practice, the Department of Defence and the Australian Psychological Society.
She has a special interest in neuroscience research and mindfulness-based techniques, which she employs to assist her clients with attaining change.
Kamia Harris has been working in mental health care for over 18 years, having previously held positions with the Department of Defence, private practice, the Australian Psychological Society and Australian Centre for Post Traumatic Mental Health as well as community, disability and hospital settings.
She boasts extensive expertise and training in the psychiatric field, such as counselling, assessment, critical incident response, organisational training and advisory roles. Furthermore, her knowledge extends to neuroscience research, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based techniques.
In her free time, she loves to travel and spend quality time with her family. Her other interests include neuroscience and positive psychology; specifically brain plasticity and mindfulness-based therapies. But most importantly, she has a passion for helping clients realize they have the power to make changes in their lives – something which makes her practice very holistic – ensuring clients receive top-notch care. As a licensed psychologist, her approach is holistic which ensures you receive the best possible support.
Kamia Harris Psychologist Australia psychologists are highly-trained in a range of therapies and techniques. Their approach is client-centric and strengths-based, enabling clients to reach their objectives.
Psychologists are qualified to assess, diagnose, formulate and provide psychological treatment of mental health disorders across the lifespan. They may also assist patients in managing symptoms related to chronic medical conditions or developing coping skills.
They provide advice to individuals, families and groups on a range of issues such as stress management, depression and anxiety, grief, life transitions, addiction issues, relationships and sleep problems.
Ten years ago, the Government introduced the Better Access initiative that made psychological services available on Medicare for the first time. This landmark change in policy was championed by Australia’s Psychological Society (APS), who were one of the driving forces behind it.
Kamia Harris is a Registered Psychologist with over 18 years of experience working in private and public mental health settings. Her specialties include counselling, assessment, psychological first aid and critical incident support in work, relationship and military contexts.
She has extensive expertise working with a range of client issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, adjustment and grief/loss. Her specialty lies in applying neuroscience research and mindfulness-based techniques to help individuals address their specific concerns.
She has extensive professional experience, having worked in sectors such as the Department of Defence, Australian Psychological Society, private practice and the Australian Centre for Post Traumatic Mental Health (ACTPMH). Through the Better Access initiative she has actively contributed to improving access to services while advocating on behalf of her colleagues for the continuation of these services.
She is an expert in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BSM), which seeks to promote better sleep for people of all ages through evidence-based treatment. As one of the few clinicians in America with board certification as a BSM specialist, Dr. Smith brings with her extensive knowledge and experience when treating insomnia patients.
Kamia Harris is a Canberra-based psychologist who has made the transition from academia to clinical practice. She provides cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and other treatment techniques to help her clients overcome their mental health challenges.
One of her specialties is using CBT to treat various psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety. Furthermore, she has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and their families.
She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS), Royal Australasian Psychologist (RAP), and Clinical College of Psychologists (CCP). In addition to her clinical skills, she also has an expertise in neuroscience research and mindfulness-based techniques. With over 18 years of experience as a psychologist in various settings such as private practice, the Australian Psychological Society, and Department of Defence under her belt, she is well-versed in evidence-based medicine practices and has collaborated with local and international organisations to improve health outcomes for communities worldwide.