About Us

Christie Arbuckle

Christie Arbuckle

Director and Clinical Psychologist

BApp Sci Psych (hons) MPsych (ed&dev) MAPS FCCLP MAICD CEDC

Christie Arbuckle is a registered psychologist, an endorsed Clinical Psychologist and board approved psychology supervisor (including the clinical psychology registrar program). She has an interest in clinical areas including perinatal health, eating disorders, body image, and women's health; and is experienced in working in organisational health including promotion of mental health awareness, leadership and team development.  Christie is the director of Growth Pursuit Consulting and the founder of mental health app, The Compassionate Parent App.  She currently works with Eating Disorders Victoria, Gidget Foundation, and is a Board Member at First Step Addiction, Mental Health and Legal Services.

Christie provides both clinical psychology consultations and supervision services at Growth Pursuit Consulting. Being passionate about delivery of high-quality services and working form an evidence-based approach she supports clients to reach their goals.

Regarding work history, Christie has extensive clinical experience working in mental health hospitals as a psychologist, team leader and senior clinician, she has worked across schools, community setting s and corporate organisations.  Christie has a strong background in senior executive roles and has held positions including Hospital General Manager and Director Portfolios.

Christie is trained in a variety of therapy modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Positive Psychology and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and is an accredited consultant with the Meditation Association of Australia. When offering therapy to support people with an eating disorder or disordered eating she works from frameworks including CBTE and Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM), and is an Credentialled Eating Disorder Clinician.  She is able to provide supervision to support the ANZAED Credential, registrar program as a primary or secondary supervisor and for professional development.

An expert facilitator and trainer, Christie has experience in facilitation of groups and training programs (webinars and face to face sessions) in a wide variety of organisations.  She has well developed skills in communication, problem solving, driving positive change and mental health awareness which inform her clinical practice and education sessions.



Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • AHPRA Registration Number: PSY0001126489
  • Endorsed Clinical Psychologist
  • Board Approved Supervisor - Psychology Board of Australia
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • Fellow of the College of Clinical Psychologists
  • Member of the Meditation Association of Australia
  • Member Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED)
  • Credentialled Eating Disorder Clinician (ANZAED)
  • Herrmann Certified Practitioner

Our Services

Growth Pursuit Consulting is a Melbourne based practice offering clinical psychology consultation, clinical supervision and workplace wellness services. 


Clinical Psychology Consultations

Clinical Psychology consultations are available either face to face or via telehealth. We offer evidence based therapy interventions to help you meet your wellness goals. 


Clinical Supervision

Clinical Supervision consultations are offered to mental health professionals, organisations and to psychologists looking to meet AHPRA requirements or clinical endorsement while furthering their professional growth.


Organisational Support and Professional Development

Leadership and development support, and mental health consultancy is available to assist workplaces to develop effective mental health and wellness plans, and to build effective, positive and productive teams.  We are able to support your team with professional development sessions and webinars to support wellbeing in the workplace.

Psycho metric profiling using the Herrmann Brain Dominance Index (HBDI®) is an option for individuals and teams who wish to gain insight into how they think, why they value certain information over others and how they communicate. 

Clinical Psychology

Growth Pursuit Consulting offers evidence-based clinical psychology consultations.

We offer face to face psychology sessions in our St Kilda Rd practice, and also offer telehealth appointments. 

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Clinical Supervision

Engaging in regular clinical supervision is best practice for psychologists and mental health practitioners.  It is an essential part of reflective practice, professional growth and continuing professional development.

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The Compassionate Parent App

Developed by a Clinical Psychologist, The Compassionate Parent App offers strategies in managing emotions and thoughts to help individuals and couples mentally and emotionally in their parenting journey.

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