About

Keren is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist who completed her training both in Norway and Australia. She has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Psychology) and a Masters of Psychology (Educational and Developmental) from Monash University. Keren is a registered psychologist and is endorsed in educational and developmental psychology by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and a fellow of the APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists. She has broad experience, including working in a hospital assessment team and across the government and independent school sectors at preschool, primary and secondary level.

Her area of specialisation is helping children and adolescents resolve a range of emotional and behavioural issues, and she has a particular interest in play therapy for young children. As part of the child’s therapeutic process, Keren incorporates regular parent consultations to provide an opportunity for developing strategies and to support parents throughout their child’s therapy.

Keren also specialises in educational assessments, including assessment of Specific Learning Disabilities (e.g., dyslexia). Her approach to educational assessment is based on the Cattell-Horn-Carroll Theory, which is a comprehensive and empirically validated model of the structure of cognitive and academic abilities.

Keren is also able to offer these services in the Scandinavian languages.

Qualifications

  • Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental), Monash University
  • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Monash University

Professional accreditations/memberships

  • Endorsed Educational and Developmental Psychologist by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Fellow of the APS College of Educational & Developmental Psychologists