clinic location
Berwick Marketplace, Office 3, 6-8 Lyall Rd, Berwick, Victoria, 3806, Australia
clinic location
Berwick Marketplace, Office 3, 6-8 Lyall Rd, Berwick, Victoria, 3806, Australia

Overview

Prajakta is a Provisionally Registered Psychologist. She has completed Masters in Clinical Psychology and Bachelors in Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery in India. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi. She is a warm and non-judgmental therapist, with experience working in private practice, hospital, and school and university settings. Prajakta has experience assisting adolescents, adults and couples to address a variety of difficulties including anxiety and mood disorders, grief and loss, trauma and stress related disorders, adjustment issues (e.g. cultural adjustment), sleep difficulties, relationship difficulties, schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, academic/workplace difficulties, and gender development and identity issues. Prajakta feels privileged to work as a psychologist and is committed to providing a compassionate, non-judgmental, respectful and safe environment for clients. Prajakta is passionate about understanding her clients’ unique stories, and strives to work collaboratively towards healing and growth. She uses a variety of evidence based therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavior Therapy (RECBT),Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution- focused approach, EMDR and Mindfulness techniques.

Area of Focus

  • Adolescents
  • Affective disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety and phobias
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Behaviour Problems
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bullying
  • Burnout
  • Depression
  • General Counselling
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transition and Adjustment Issues
  • Mental health
  • Mental Illness
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Personal Development
  • Personality Assessments
  • Personality disorders
  • Post-Natal Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychopathology assessment
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationships
  • Relaxation training
  • Self-Esteem and Self-Development
  • Self-Harm
  • Shyness & social skills deficits
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress
  • Suicide
  • Teenagers

Modalities

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Psychoeducation
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Patient Focus

  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Older adults
  • Women
  • Men
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Couples
  • Non-Binary People
  • LGBTIQ

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi

Services

  • Group Sessions

Education

  • Psychologist (Provisional Registration)
  • Master of Arts (Psychology)
  • Clinical Psychologist (Registered in India)

Accreditations

Certifications

  • Advance Certification in Rational Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy,
  • Primary Certification in Application of RECBT in Children and Adolescents
  • Certification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Primary Certification in EMDR