Mrs Karen Harvey

Professional profile

Qualification (s)
Master of Counselling and Applied Psychotherapy; Graduate Diploma of Counselling
Registration number
Registration category*
Additional PACFA credentials

College of Psychotherapy

Accredited PACFA Registrant

Offers telehealth
Private health rebate/NDIS provider
NDIS Provider, Offers Private Health Rebate

* Provisional PACFA members have studied at AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above, with a minimum of 400 hours instruction in counselling or psychotherapy subjects, plus have a minimum of 40 hours client contact, and 10 hours of supervision.

Clinical PACFA members have met the education standards above and have accrued a minimum of 750 client contact hours, including 75 hours of supervision.

About me

My practice
Karen is a compassionate & qualified therapist who has worked over the past 10 years in a number of different sectors such as community and non-government organisations, education, health and medical. She is comfortable working with clients from diverse cultural and social backgrounds and age groups.

Karen has specialised in working with complex and developmental trauma, and PTSD. She also helps clients with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, low self-worth, making life transitions, managing conflict, existential and spiritual issues.

What you will receive:
*A safe place to share your frustrations and a place to learn and practice new life skills.
*A tailored approach, drawing from a range of therapies and tools such as the Attachment theory, Emotional Regulation techniques, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Mindfulness and Body-centered Psychotherapy.
*Insight into the mind-body connection to increase your self-awareness.
*Encouragement and hope to work through the difficulties and find connection again.

Contact me today for free 15 minute introductory consultation. Sessions are currently done online or in-home visits if you are located in Sydney.

Remember that You Matter!
Practice opening hours
Issues I can help with
Addiction, Anger, Anxiety, Careers counselling, Childhood or adolescent issues, Chronic pain or illness, Communication issues, Conflict resolution, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability support, Eating disorders, Existential or spiritual issues, Grief and loss, Life threatening Illness, Life transitions, Low self-esteem, Mental health issues, Migrant issues, Personality disorders, Phobias, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Rehabilitation, Relationship issues, School counselling, Social skills, Stress, Trauma recovery, Violence
Type of therapy offered
Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Brief therapy, Christian counselling, Cognitive therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Couples therapy, Existential psychotherapy, Gestalt therapy, Integrative therapy, Mindfulness-based therapies, Motivational interviewing, Narrative therapy, Person-centred counselling, Play Therapy, Psycho-education, Sand tray therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Somatic psychotherapy

Practice addresses

Practice NamePractice AddressSuburbStatePostcode
Connect to the Source PenrithNSW2750