Doctor of Psychology Clinical (Aus)
Vaani Gunaseelan holds a Doctorate in Psychology (Clinical) from Australia. She is a registered psychologist with AHPRA – Psychology Board of Australia and the Singapore Register of Psychologists, and a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society.
Vaani has provided psychological services within private practice clinics and various community mental health settings in Australia, where she conducted a range of psychometric assessments and assisted individuals and families with various mental health concerns (e.g., depression, anxiety) across age ranges. She also has experience providing correctional rehabilitation, including alcohol and drug counselling in a prison setting. Besides counselling, Vaani also has experience conducting mental health talks and promoting staff development through training and mentoring correctional officers in a prison setting.
Vaani adopts a collaborative, strengths-based and person-centered approach to psychotherapy. She incorporates principles from a cognitive behavioural approach and mindfulness to empower individuals to live a meaningful and valued life in spite of challenges. She has also been featured in local publications addressing clinical issues in adults and children.
Vaani speaks both English and Tamil.