Natasha Lakaev

Natasha Lakaev

Gold Coast, Australia, Clinical Psychologist

Previous: Charles Sturt University, Bond University, Queensland University Of Technology (QUT)



    Australian clinical psychologist Natasha Lakaev possesses more than two decades of experience in the delivery of mental health services. Prior to entering the field, she earned a Bachelor of Applied Science from Hawkesbury Agricultural College of Advanced Education in New South Wales (now known as University as Western Sydney). Natasha Lakaev later pursued a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from the Queensland University of Technology in 2006. She went on to receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology from Bond University in 2008, as well as a Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Charles Sturt University in 2012. Natasha Lakaev is professionally registered as a Clinical Psychologist with Australian Health Regulation Practitioner Agency (AHPRA) and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society’s (APS) College of Clinical Psychologists. Natasha Lakaev has demonstrated considerable research skills throughout her academic and professional career, including the development and validation of the Lakaev Academic Stress Response Scale (LASRS) as a tool to effectively measure stress. Additionally, the results of her postgraduate thesis, which focused on variable responses to academic stress, appeared in the Australian Journal of Psychology and Counselling. Ms. Lakaev currently serves as an ATAPS contractor and certified Mental Health Service Provider on the Gold Coast in Queensland and in Northern New South Wales, Australia. Prior to practicing as a Psychologist, Natasha Lakaev offered counselling services as a private practitioner for more than a decade.


Charles Sturt University, Bathurst

Master of Psychology (Clinical), Charles Sturt University

From January 2011 to December 2012

Bond University, Varsity Lakes,

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, Bond University

From April 2007 to August 2008