Kate is an accomplished clinical and performance psychologist with over 15 years' experience. She has worked with elite sporting teams, corporate leaders, members of Australia’s Special Forces and television personnel. Kate is accustomed to helping individuals and teams optimise their performance in high-risk and high-stress environments, including operational work in Afghanistan and East Timor throughout her Army career, and recent humanitarian work in Bangladesh. Kate has coached many professional sports teams and organisations to develop cohesion and strengthen mental acuity, including the Australian Federal Police, Manly Sea Eagles, Parramatta Eels, the Australian Defence Force, NSW Police, Qantas, Telstra and the ABC. She has also worked on a number of television shows as a psychological coach and profiler, including Shark Tank, the NRL Rookie, and I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.
Kate is a registered clinical psychologist and has completed her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Macquarie University as well as a Master of Philosophy and Bachelor of Psychology (Honours).
Kate’s passions lie in the outdoors; climbing, hiking, mountaineering and exploring. Bringing together her professional background and working in remote environments, Kate and Survive collaboratively developed the ACCE Psychological First Aid training, which has now been tested and rolled out to international audiences. Kate can be found at drkatebaecher.com