Geaty is a warm and compassionate clinical psychologist who feels it is a privilege to assist individuals in their endeavours to overcome life’s hardships. She believes that seeking psychological treatment is a courageous decision and works respectfully and collaboratively with her clients utilising evidence based therapies.
Geaty completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology at Macquarie University. She completed further postgraduate training at the University of Wollongong gaining a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology (with Distinction). Her registration number with the national governing body (AHPRA) is PSY0001183386.
Geaty has been a registered psychologist since 2005. She has experience in a range of settings, including community mental health, psycho-oncology, pain management, and rehabilitation psychology. She has had over 8 years experience working in a specialised anxiety clinic where she has successfully treated panic disorder, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and generalised anxiety. Geaty currently works in a medical oncology hospital unit providing psychological assistance to individuals and carers affected by breast cancer. She also has expertise working with depression, adjustment issues, interpersonal difficulties, personality disturbances and anger management. The evidence-based therapies Geaty utilises include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). She is skilled at matching the most appropriate type of therapy to her client’s particular difficulty, which helps to maximise the effectiveness of the treatment.