Annabel Chan

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed

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Annabel Chan, PsychD, Psychologist in Melbourne
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Annabel Chan

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed

Therapeutically, Annabel works with children, adolescents, couples, families, and clients with forensic needs, and has special interests in: Child and adolescent mental health, Relationship, marriage, and parenting challenges, Persistent, unwanted contact and threatening behaviour (stalking and harassment), Online interpersonal harm and pornography use, Gender and sexuality, Family violence and child protection matters, Separated families and custody issues, Grief, loss, and attachment trauma, Anger management, Criminal and offending behaviours, and Self-directed violence.

Annabel has over 13 years of clinical experience in various mental health settings including youth and adult prisons, hospitals, community, universities, and private practice in Singapore and Australia. She is also a Senior Clinical Psychologist with the Children’s Court Clinic of Victoria providing assessments of high-risk families and youth offenders.

The presence of the internet has added to the complexity of relationships, and many people feel lost or disempowered in a world that never logs off. Being a proud geek and internet optimist, Annabel is a skilled navigator of cyber-culture and online social behaviour and enjoys helping her clients to safely get the most out of online connections.

Qualifications

  • Membership: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Endorsed Registration
  • Training: Doctor of Clinical Psychology - 2012

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $195 - $235
Pay By: American Express, Bank transfer, Cash, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Medicare
  • TAC
  • WorkCare
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Psychology Board of Australia - Endorsed Registration
  • Membership: Australian Psychological Society - Member
Specialties
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Family Conflict
  • Internet Addiction
Issues
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Online harm
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Stalking
  • Stress
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian
I also speak: Conversational Mandarin only and Mandarin
Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Feminist
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centred
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Supervision Services
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online Counselling

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2019
Annabel Chan, PsychD, Psychologist in Melbourne

Annabel Chan

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed