Krissy Ropiha


Krissy completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours (First Class) in Psychology at the University of Otago, New Zealand and is currently completing her internship with CBT Professionals. To extend her knowledge in health psychology, Krissy also completed a postgraduate qualification in human nutrition at Deakin University.

Krissy has worked across both public and private sectors, including the Department of Communities and as a family Nutritionist in private practice. Krissy has assisted clients with psychoeducation and intervention in areas such as parenting and the parent-child relationship, child development, attention span, food preferences, the Division of Responsibility (sDOR) model of feeding, sensory processing at meal times, food play, and supporting a healthy relationship with food. Krissy has also worked closely with parents, children and adolescents experiencing complex challenges and trauma, utilising a strengths-based framework.

Krissy has a particular interest in childhood feeding disorders, meal time behaviours, child development, and the parent-child relationship. As a mother to three herself, Krissy understands and appreciates the complexities of parenting.

Krissy believes that building a respectful, safe and trusting therapeutic relationship is key to successful outcomes. Krissy’s goal is to work alongside her clients with kindness and respect.