Kirrilie is a clinical Psychologist, member of the Australian Psychological Society and of the College of Clinical Psychologists. Kirrilie has worked as a psychologist for 22 years in many different settings, with a variety of client groups.
Today Kirrilie is the director of Developing Minds Psychology and provides supervision to the team of 21 child and adolescent psychologists who work with her there. She also provides seminars and training for young people, teachers, health professionals and schools around Australia.
Kirrilie has received a number of awards, grants and prizes for her speaking, research and consultancy work. She is regularly consulted by print, radio and TV media in relation to psychological issues and has numerous articles published in a variety of newspapers and journals. She has written three books about and for young people, is the developer of the online program Calm Kid Central, and is the SA convenor of the Child, Adolescent and Family Interest group for the SA chapter of the Australian Psychological Society.