Karla Johnston

Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

Verified by Psychology Today
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Karla Johnston

Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Hamilton, QLD 4007
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

The Happy Clinic
71 Racecourse Road
Ascot, QLD 4007
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About

Dr Karla offers both in-person sessions (Brisbane) and telehealth sessions. You will need a Mental Health Treatment Plan to see Karla. Karla treats all psychological conditions. Karla is located on Racecourse Road in Hamilton (Ascot), Queensland. See: www.drkarlajohnston.com
Karla is trained in a broad range of therapies including EMDR.
Sometimes bottling up pain results in you thinking that talking won't help... Or that, no one could possibly understand your situation. The importance of being heard is critical to our mental, spiritual, and physical wellbeing. Please reach out for support via referral from your medical doctor for a Mental Health Treatment Plan. www.drkarlajohnston.com

Finances

  • Session Fee: $250 per session
Pay By: Electronic Funds Transfer, Mastercard, Visa
You will need a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP/ psychiatrist to access this service.
Email me or call with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 23 Years
  • Membership: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency / Clinical Psychologist
  • Training: PhD / 1997
I am a clinical and counselling psychologist. I have two endorsements with AHPRA.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: EMDRAA / Full
  • Membership: Australian Psychological Society / Fellow

Location

Hamilton, QLD 4007
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

The Happy Clinic
71 Racecourse Road
Ascot, QLD 4007
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Bereavement
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Infertility
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Self Esteem
  • Transgender
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Indian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • EMDR
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Humanistic
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2023
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Karla Johnston

Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych