Arishna Chandra

Psychologist, PsyBA General

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(02) 9158 6740

Arishna Chandra

Psychologist, PsyBA General


Location

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Penrith, NSW 2750
(02) 9158 6740
Arishna is a warm and empathic Psychologist with over 10 years experience treating a broad range of issues and clinical presentations including, anxiety, depression, PTSD, complex trauma, grief and loss, transition and adjustment issues, self-esteem and confidence issues, anger management, and addictions. Arishna has a special interest in treating mood disorders particularly in the context of Borderline Personality Disorder and Complex PTSD.
Arishna has also worked at various hospitals, including St John of God, where she co-ordinated the DBT Programs. Here she worked in a multidisciplinary team providing assessments, alongside individual and group therapy, in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
Arishna holds empathy, compassion and transparency as core values in her practice, and brings with her a nurturing attitude promoting insight and growth, by providing a non-judgemental and supportive space for individuals to better understand and manage their experiences. She utilises a range of therapeutic modalities to best suit an individual’s needs.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $160 - $180
Pay By: Bank transfer, Cash, Mastercard, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 13 Years
  • Membership: Psychology Board of Australia - General Registration
  • Training: Certificate in Psychological Practice - 2009

Additional Credentials

  • Degree / Diploma: University of Western Sydney - Post Grad Dip in Psychology - 2006
  • Degree / Diploma: University of Western Sydney - Bachelor Social Science (Psy) - 2003

Location

Penrith, NSW 2750
(02) 9158 6740
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Specialties
  • Mood Disorders
  • Self Esteem
  • Depression
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Gambling
  • Life Transitions
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
Last Modified: 9 Jul 2020
Arishna Chandra, Psychologist in Penrith

Arishna Chandra

Psychologist, PsyBA General