Kellee is a clinical psychologist who graduated with a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Queensland. Prior to completing her PhD, Kellee was awarded a Bachelor of Science with first class honours in psychology. She has also completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in human movement studies and sociology. Kellee has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults, and has been a registered psychologist for over 15 years. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists, and is a Board Approved Supervisor.
Kellee has expertise in treating children and adolescents, having been employed as a senior psychologist at the Mater Child and Youth Mental Health Service, and the Royal Children’s and Royal Brisbane hospitals. She has worked with a diverse range of populations including people affected by traumatic events, adolescents diagnosed with cancer, and people living with chronic illnesses. Kellee is an accredited Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) provider and has travelled to the United Kingdom and Canada to train other practitioners in the program. She has also published a number of research papers on topics including children affected by natural disasters, and depression and anxiety among adults with diabetes. Kellee was a lecturer in psychology at the University of Queensland for many years and has been employed as a senior researcher at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane.
Kellee utilises evidence-based approaches and is able to provide assistance for a range of presentations including mood difficulties, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, child behavioural problems, parenting concerns, and relationship difficulties. She is currently available to see clients of all ages.
Poulsen, K. M., McDermott, B. M., Wallis, J., & Cobham, V. E. (2015). School-based psychological screening in the aftermath of a disaster: Are parents satisfied and do their children access treatment? Journal of Traumatic Stress Studies, 28, 69-72.
Poulsen, K. M., Pachana, N. A., & McDermott, B. M. (2014). Health professionals’ detection of depression and anxiety in their patients with diabetes. Journal of Health Psychology, doi: 10.1177/1359105314559618.
Poulsen, K. M., & Pachana, N. A. (2012). Depression and anxiety in older and middle-aged adults with diabetes. Australian Psychologist, 47, 90-97.