Dynamic Psychotherapy

Dynamic Psychotherapy is a Melbourne Psychology Practice with an ISTDP focus

Karalyn McDonald

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Karalyn McDonald

Senior clinical Psychologist

MPsych (Clinical), PostGradDip (Psych) BA, MA, PhD


Karalyn is a registered psychologist who works with adults with a range of presentations, including depression, anxiety, relationship or interpersonal difficulties, parenting difficulties, chronic disease and terminal illness, and experiences of grief and loss.

She uses a range of treatments including intensive short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) and cognitive behavioural therapy (including mindfulness).


Karalyn works from our Melbourne-based offices at 33 Drummond Street, Carlton.

Areas of Interest

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Panic attacks
  • Trauma
  • Post traumatic stress disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Grief
  • Insomnia
  • Drug and alcohol
  • Phobias
  • Anger management
  • Fatigue
  • Self esteem issues
  • Burn out

Types of Therapy

Rebates and Registrations

  • Medicare rebates
  • Private health insurance rebates
  • Australian Psychology Society (APS)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APRHA)

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