Karen Edwards
Areas of Expertise
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), trauma and critical incident reactions
Depression (including post-natal depression)
Anxiety, stress and phobias
Obesity – including pre/post bariatric surgery (gastric band, sleeve, bypass)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Eating Disorders (bulimia, body image)
Adjustment in dealing with major life events, such as medical diagnosis
Grief and Loss
Childhood trauma
Gender, sexuality and relationship diversity
Therapeutic Approaches
Karen is trained in a range of contemporary and evidence-based approaches including:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Trauma Informed Practice
Schema Therapy
Mindfulness-Based Approaches
Other Work Roles
Karen has been an APS Board Approved Supervisor for Clinical endorsement since 2010. She can also provide supervision for general purposes.