Dr Kimberly Mercuri
Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)
Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Masters of Psychology (Clinical)
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology)
Kimberly’s education and professional working experience has extended across community, private, and forensic environments, providing individual and group therapy. She adopts a range of evidence based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and Person Centred Therapy. Kimberly uses a compassionate and empathic approach in her work to promote a collaborative therapeutic relationship. She aims to strengthen confidence and self-esteem in her clients, support goal attainment, reduce distress, and improve her client’s functioning.
Alongside her therapeutic work she has collaborated and authored papers published in international research journals (see below), as well as lectured at the Australian Catholic University since 2010.
Terrett, G., McLennan, S. N., Henry, J. D., Biernacki, K., Mercuri, K., Curran, H. V., & Rendell, G. P. (2013). Prospective memory impairment in long term opiate users. Psychopharmacology.
Mercuri, K., Terrett, G., Henry, J., Bailey, P. E., Curran, H. V., & Rendell, G. P. (2014). Episodic foresight deficits in long term opiate use. Psychopharmacology.
Mercuri, K., Terrett, G., Henry, J., Bailey, P. E., Curran, H. V., & Rendell, G. P. (2016). Deconstructing episodic foresight deficits in long term opiate use. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
von Hippel, C., Henry, J.D., Terrett, G., Mercuri, K., McAlear, K., & Rendell, P.G. (In Press). Stereotype threat and social function in opioid substitution therapy patients, British Journal of Clinical Psychology, doi: 10.1111/bjc.12128
Victoria (Vicki) Grgic