Kate is an accomplished clinical and performance psychologist with over 15 years’ experience. As a psychologist, coach and trainer, she has worked with elite sporting teams, corporate leaders, members of Australia’s Special Forces and television personnel. Kate is accustomed to helping individuals and teams optimise their performance in high-risk and high-stress environments, including operational work in Afghanistan and East Timor throughout her Army career, and refugee camps in Bangladesh with her disaster response work. Kate has coached many professional sports teams and organisations to develop cohesion and strengthen mental acuity, including the NRL teams, the Australian Defence Force, NSW Police, Qantas, the ABC and the Australian Federal Police. She has also worked on a number of television shows as a psychological coach and profiler. The majority of her work now falls under the banner of Elysium High Performance.
Elysium High Performance is a performance psychology and coaching organisation that develops and implements personalised training programmes for individuals and teams operating in high-risk, high-stress or complex environments. ElysiumHP’s programmes are designed to assist people to maximise their outcomes regardless of any external influences and perform at a consistently high level.
Kate is a registered clinical psychologist and has completed her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney, as well as a Master of Philosophy and Bachelor of Psychology (Hons). When she is not working, her passions lie in the outdoors, regularly climbing rocks and mountains throughout Australia, the Nepal Himalaya, Europe and Asia.