Kaine has a wealth of clinical experience and knowledge across a variety of settings, including working with children, adolescents, and adults; individuals impacted by substance use/dependence; psychosis; trauma; and individuals with offending histories. Kaine has worked in various roles as a Youth Worker, Outreach Worker, and Psychologist.
As a clinician Kaine has worked with a broad range of age groups and populations, across diverse settings, focussing on delivering clinical and forensic psychological services. Kaine has worked in residential alcohol and other drug withdrawal units, community mental health services, forensic mental health hospitals, prisons and juvenile detention facilities, and in court assessment clinics. Kaine is formally trained in a range of Cognitive Behavioural Theory-based therapies (Cognitive Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. Kaine is also trained in APS, Gatekeeper, ASIST, and safeTALK suicide prevention.
Kaine demonstrates considerable experience in suicide prevention within an array of contexts to complement his breadth of suicide prevention training. Kaine also has expertise and experience in conducting assessment and providing intervention in the following areas:
- Youth Mental Health
- Alcohol and Other Drugs
- Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and Coping
- Self-Esteem and Confidence
- Anger Management
- Offending Behaviour
Kaine completed a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Specialising in Forensic Psychology at Monash University. Kaine also has a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) with Distinction and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) (Honours 1) from RMIT University.
Awards & Memberships
Kaine is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and a Clinical Supervisor.
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Medicare based referrals and self-referral.