Dr. Guthrie is a clinical psychologist who has 19 years experience in the psychological treatment of anxiety and mood disorders.
Dr. Guthrie has a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of New South Wales in the area of post-traumatic stress and is a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.
She has worked in clinical psychology research and been the author of 17 peer-reviewed journal articles. She has also won a number of awards including an Australian Post-Graduate Award.
Dr. Guthrie works at Gordon Clinic treating anxiety disorders (panic disorder and agoraphobia, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder), mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and disorders following stressful life incidents (post-traumatic stress disorder).
She employs Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) as the therapy of choice for anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and obsessive-compulsive disorder as it currently has the most robust evidence-base. This involves changing unhelpful thought patterns and behaviours.
Medicare Rebates are available for up to 10 visits/calendar year with a GP Mental Health Care Plan or a referral from a Psychiatrist.