Behice Kara

PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Behice is a registered Provisional Psychologist with the Psychology board of Australia who completed her undergraduate and Honours studies at Griffith University. Throughout her studies, Behice has volunteered and worked in a range of settings including schools, private practice and universities. Behice has developed a passion and adeptness at working with people across the lifespan and understanding them at a deeper level.

Behice has previously volunteered as a classroom assistant at schools, and was involved in the peer-mentoring program at Griffith University where she facilitated the orientation, transition and academic success of first year students. She also ran a “homework club” at a psychology clinic, where she incorporated Mindfulness practices to support student stress associated with school. Behice completed a placement at AEIOU where she worked with children on the spectrum, experienced the utilisation of Applied Behaviour Analysis in transition classrooms, and experienced the administration of diagnostic assessments.

Alongside her Psychology work, Behice is currently working in the Learning Support department at a school, which involves supporting students who have been diagnosed with intellectual disability, mental health disorders and other diagnoses in the classroom as well as socially.

Behice has been involved with The Psych Professionals over the years, getting involved with Mindfulness groups for at risk students at schools, developing informative documents for clients and clinicians, and administrative support.

Behice also has an interest in research, and is currently working on publishing her honours thesis, regarding trauma, parenting practices and child adjustment in refugees recently settled in Australia. Behice worked as a research assistant at the University of Queensland, and is currently a research assistant at Griffith University.

  • Refugee mental health
  • Child & Adolescent mental health
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Social Skills & Confidence
  • Touch Football
  • Baking & Cooking
  • Music

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Qualifications

BPsych (Hons)

Availability

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Tuesday         8am – 12:00pm

 

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Wednesday   8am – 12:00pm