Kim is a registered Psychologist (provisional) with a varied background across child protection and tertiary teaching and learning.
Kim completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) at Murdoch University in 2010. She worked as a psychologist in child protection, collaborating with carers and multidisciplinary teams to create therapeutic care plans for high needs children in care. She later moved to Melbourne to complete a PhD in improving the quality of child witness interviews. Kim taught child development and forensic psychology at Deakin University and furthered her research in child memory and social development. Her work has been published in several international journals and books, and she has presented at various international conferences.
Having returned to her hometown of Perth with her three small children, she now works part-time as a school Psychologist (provisional) with both primary- and high school-aged children. Kim loves building relationships with children and their families and is particularly interested in trauma, depression and anxiety. Kim conducts psycho-educational assessments at Mini Minds and relishes the opportunity to understand each individual child’s strengths and limitations and help plan for their future.