David Kalmar, psychologist
As a registered psychologist since 1998 David has over twenty years of insightful professional practice that has supported clients to thrive. David is the Founder and Principal Psychologist of Psychology Pathways established in 2008.
David’s clients include recognised corporate organisations, major hospitals, schools, youth services, community organisations, addiction-treatment centres, counselling services and a range of agencies building an established referral base across Sydney. David is also one of the National Employment Assistance Program’s contracted psychologists providing his services for numerous consultancies to a multitude of organisations across industries. He works regularly across private and public sectors and in a host of settings.
David’s private practice combines a deep knowledge of psychology with a dedication to mindfulness and holistic well-being. His unique approach incorporates attention to identity, life-work balance, parenting and relationships. With two decades of experience David counsels both men, women & families in a welcoming and supportive setting. David is also an experienced facilitator of men’s groups and keen advocate of men’s well-being. David is happily married to Monique his partner of 20 years who is a Coach in the practice and they have three young children.
David works in a holistic manner to provide:
- Guidance and support
- Build self awareness
- Identify and move through limiting beliefs and overcome obstacles
- Connect with ones authentic self
- Address deeper underlying wounded feelings and issues
- Provide healing and growth
- Clarify issues
- Problem solve
- Explore options
- Develop strategies
- Promote inherent strengths
- Motivate positive change
- Activate full potential
- Obtain true needs and wants
It is a mark of great courage and humility to share our internal life challenges. The key to connecting and expressing both our vulnerabilities and strengths is to have a supportive and embracing environment. A good psychologist or counsellor provides this environment that nurtures their clients expression in a safe and confidential manner.
Therapeutic modalities and techniques utilised:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Narrative Therapy
- Positive Psychology
- Strengths Based Therapy
- Brief Solutions Focused Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing
- Humanistic Psychology