Michelle Karangoda

Clinical Psychologist

Michelle is a Clinical Psychologist who holds positions for the Department of Health, in community rehabilitation and the WA Psycho-Oncology Service. She works with adolescents and adults in the management of anxiety/phobias, depression, acute and post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder, grief and loss, adjustment to life transitions, chronic pain, and carer stress. 

Michelle offers a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Her therapeutic style is compassionate, collaborative, and aimed at helping her clients develop practical skills that enhance their sense of wellness and quality of life.

Special interests: 

  • Rehabilitation for chronic health illness, injury, and disability

  • Cancer care (psycho-oncology) 

  • Grief and bereavement experiences

  • Challenges related to aging and changes in memory 

Qualifications: 

  • Master of Psychology (Clinical), Curtin University.

  • Bachelor of Psychology (First Class Honours), Curtin University.

 

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