About Kaye Frankcom


My Story

Kaye is a highly accomplished businesswoman, and leader in the health sector. She is an endorsed clinical and counselling psychologist, consultant to the insurance industry, in-demand speaker and trainer and has held national roles in psychology regulation and professional standards. She operated a successful group psychology practice in Williamstown, Victoria for 17 years which she recent sold.

Her psychology career has included 15 years in private practice in regional Victoria, President of the Psychologist Board of Victoria and the Victorian appointee to the first Psychology Board of Australia in 2009. She has chaired professional practice panels and been the nominee owner of APAC on behalf of the Psychology Board of Australia. She has supervised and mentored hundreds of psychologists over 30 years of practice. She has presented for the APS Institute and been on a number of APS committees. She is the only psychologist member of the Clinical Council of a Primary Health Care Network (PHN) and Chair of the PHN Expert Advisory Group on Mental Health. She is currently working with a number of small and large psychology practices as a business mentor and coach and offers clinical supervision also.

Her leadership resume outside psychology includes Deputy Mayor of a country city council for 3 years, membership of a Medicare Local Board, and she co-founded the first Centre against Sexual Assault established outside Melbourne over 30 years ago. She is the ‘go to’ person for her profession and continues to be instrumental in the process of establishing national standards for the psychology profession.

GAICD, B.A, B.S.W, Grad Dip. Counselling. Psych., Master Clinical Psychology, Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management)
Director, Kaye Frankcom Consulting Pty Ltd
Independent Consultant to Comcare – Mental Health
Former Victorian appointee to Psychology Board of Australia
Independent Consultant & Approved person for the Australian Health Practitioner Agency

Kaye Frankcom, Bruce Stevens, Philip Watts

Fit to Practice

Kaye is the lead author in this unique book which has been recognised as a ‘how to manual’ for psychologists in private practice in Australia.

Topics covered

  • Setting up a private practice
  • Medicare audits and AHPRA compliance
  • Treatment in a private practice setting
  • Business models
  • Record keeping, case notes and writing reports
  • Contingency planning
  • Ethical dilemmas