Dr Kaine Grigg MAPS
Role: Chairperson / Lead Clinician
Education: Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) Specialising in Forensic Psychology; Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency Supervisor Training
Professional Memberships and Registrations: Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency; Endorsement as Clinical Psychologist; Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society; Treasurer of the Australian Psychological Society Clinical College WA State Section
Kaine has a wealth of clinical experience and knowledge across a variety of settings, including working with children, adolescents, and adults; individuals impacted by substance use/dependence; psychosis; trauma; and individuals with offending histories. Kaine has worked in various roles as a Youth Worker, Outreach Worker, and Psychologist. Kaine’s passion for community mental health led to the establishment of MyLocalMind Inc. and subsidiaries.
As a clinician Kaine has worked with a broad range of age groups and populations, across diverse settings, focussing on delivering clinical and forensic psychological services. Kaine has worked in residential alcohol and other drug withdrawal units, community mental health services, forensic mental health hospitals, prisons and juvenile detention facilities, and in court assessment clinics.
Kaine utilises a range of Cognitive Behavioural Theory-based therapies (e.g., Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Motivational Interviewing, Positive Psychology, and Feedback-Informed Treatment. Kaine is also trained in APS, Gatekeeper, ASIST, and safeTALK suicide prevention. Kaine demonstrates considerable experience in suicide prevention within an array of contexts to complement his breadth of suicide prevention training.