Brittany Kenda

Brittany Kenda | Clinical Psychologist

BA(Psych.), PGDipPsych, MPsych (Clin.), MAPS

Brittany is a registered Clinical Psychologist. She holds a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and has experience supporting people of varied ages, backgrounds, and presenting concerns. Brittany has worked in a range of settings, including disability employment, schools, outpatient care, youth mental health, and private practice.

Clinical Psychologist in Mermaid Beach, Gold CoastAreas of Specialisation

Brittany specialises in the assessment and treatment of a variety of psychological disorders and behaviours, including:

  • Anxiety and specific phobias
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal/relationship problems
  • Stress and burn-out
  • Life transition and adjustment
  • Anger management
  • Self-esteem and self-development

Therapeutic Approaches
Brittany is passionate about supporting individuals to discover their unique strengths and purpose in a safe, collaborative, and caring environment. She uses a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities to help people effectively cope and manage their presenting difficulties, including:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-focused Therapy
  • Emotion-focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Background Information

Brittany is interested in treating trauma and mood disorders from a mind and body approach. She recognises the therapeutic benefits of practices such as Mindfulness, Emotional-Freedom Techniques, Somatic Experiencing, breathwork and yoga. She is particularly interested in a holistic approach to psychology and understanding how factors such as nervous system dysregulation, nutrition, lifestyle, movement, social, environmental, physical, and spiritual health impact how people feel, think and behave.