About Karen Blandford
Karen Blandford commenced her work with the NHC in 2019.
Karen has attained her Doctor of Psychology (Clin Cand), MA Critical Psych, Grad Dip Psycho-Oncology, Grad Dip Applied Psych, BBSc Psych, Diploma Applied Sc (Nursing), Grad Cert Oncological Nursing
Karen has been a psychologist since 2001 and has worked in a variety of areas including the public hospital system and community health, as well as in community mental health and the private practice setting. She has a background in providing clinical assessment and psychological interventions for a wide range of psychological and mental health conditions.
Karen also has a background in health psychology, specifically psycho-oncology, and her Doctoral research involved screening for psychological distress and morbidity in newly diagnosed cancer patients.
Area of interest
- Mental Health