Dr. Vandana Deshmukh is a Clinical Psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology (University of Western Sydney-2005) and a PhD (University of Sydney-2009). Vandana speaks Hindu, Marathi and Gujarati.
Dr. Vandana Deshmukh has sixteen years of experience in the areas of psychological distress and difficulty. She specialises in the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach to the management of psychological distress and difficulties. This also includes the ongoing treatment of patients with a work-related injury under Work Cover.
Additionally, Vandana’s main area of clinical experience includes pain management, anxiety management, depression management, management of difficulties related to drug and alcohol use and relationship therapy.
Vandana has earned her doctorate in the area of medical psychology with the application of CBT techniques and strategies to chronic health-related problems. Individuals with distress, depression and anxiety related to chronic pain, diabetes mellitus, asthma, hypertension and the response to a stressor would find an empathic and supportive therapist in Vandana. Womens’ health issues including postnatal depression and pregnancy counselling fall within the precinct of Vandana’s area of application of CBT interventions.