Crisalida Photo KristanKristan Baker

B.App.Sc(Occ.Th.)(Hons), M.Clin.Fam.Th., MOTA, ANZACAT

Practitioner & Supervisor of Cognitive Analytic Therapy

Kristan is a therapist of several kinds.  Trained as an occupational therapist, he has branched out to become a psychotherapist and a family therapist.  His career in mental health spans twenty years, including work as a therapist, lecturer, clinical supervisor and manager.

Kristan’s style is warm and caring, but direct and honest.  He wants you to get value for money so he co-designs brief therapies that make the most out of the time he spends with you.  His approach is pragmatic, insight-oriented and solution-focussed.

While Kristan specialises in working with children, young adults, couples and families, his style is suited to anyone looking to fine tune aspects of their personal or work life.  He is well-versed in a variety of therapy models that will be tailored to your unique circumstances.

Kristan also provides clinical supervision in small groups or individually for therapists who want to reflect on their work and improve their effectiveness.