Karla-Kai Stanley

Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW

She/Her/Hers

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(03) 7003 2768

Karla-Kai Stanley

Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Melbourne Centre for Women's Mental Health
Melbourne, VIC 3004
(03) 7003 2768
Offers online therapy

About

Karla-Kai is an experienced clinical social worker, with a history of working in area mental health, not for profits and service delivery/co-ordination. Here she supported people and their systems manage a variety of challenges, promoted self-determined recovery, and advocated for social inclusion. Karla-Kai has worked across the lifespan, with clients, carers, partners and with a variety of family systems. Working in partnership with people who are living with complex mental health concerns.
Karla-Kai draws from a variety of evidence-based interventions including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Sensory Modulation. Focusing on providing flexible treatment and fostering meaningful engagement.
Karla-Kai, has a history of working for organisations servicing First Nation's people, people of colour, women, non-binary people, people who don't identify with the gender assigned at birth, people with diverse sexuality and people with disabilities.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $134 - $220
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Bank transfer, Cash, Mastercard, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • Membership: Australian Association of Social Workers / Accredited Social Workers
I graduated from Deakin University with a Master of Social Work & The University of New England with a Bachelor of Psychological Science.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: The University of New England / Bachelor of Psychological Science / 2011
  • Certificate: Charles Sturt University / Supervising Social Work and Human Service Students / 2018

Location

Melbourne Centre for Women's Mental Health
Melbourne, VIC 3004
(03) 7003 2768
Offers online therapy
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Coping Skills
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2022
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Karla-Kai Stanley

Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW