Dr Patterson-Kane has been a practicing Clinical Psychologist for over 20 years, specialising in rural and remote with over 12 years experience in providing Telehealth to individuals and organisations across Australia. She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) and has a full membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Her experience includes working with adults, adolescents and children on both an individual and group therapy context for both the improvement of self and also on an organisational level.
Dr Patterson-Kane can provide assessment and treatment for a broad range of concerns including depression, anxiety, developmental disorders, adjustment disorders and general life difficulties.
Dr Patterson-Kane tailors therapy to best suit the needs of her clients. She draws upon a range of therapeutic techniques including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Dialetical Behaviour Therapy. Dr Patterson-Kane is involved in both the teaching and training of mental health clinicians, providing clinical supervision to colleagues, Clinical Masters students and intern Psychologists. She is a Psychology Board approved supervisor and is also able to supervise for Clinical College entry.
Dr Patterson-Kane is passionate about innovative methods of practice to bridge barriers to accessing care, she is the developer of Get Happy App and is constantly striving to improve her practice through the use of technology to meet the needs of her clients irrespective of their location.
She has enjoyed making media appearances relevant to mental health issues and the use of technology in practice.
Caldwell, J., Patterson-Kane, L. (2014). The Treatment of Comorbid Anxiety in a Male With Poorly Controlled Diabetes in a Very Remote Primary Health Care Service.Clinical Case Studies, 13(3), 250-264. doi:10.1177/1534650113507992
Scott, N., Hanstock, T.L., & Patterson-Kane, L. (2013). Using narrative therapy to treat eating disorder not otherwise specified.Clinical Case Studies, 12,, 1-15.
Patterson-Kane, L., & Frances Quirk, F. (2013) Within the boundary fence: an investigation into the perceptions of men’s experience of depression in rural and remote areas of Australia.Australian Journal Of Primary Health, 20(2) 162-166.doi.org/10.1071/PY12106