Dr Chindhu Shunmuga Sundaram


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Chinchu trained in India, with speciality training in psycho-oncology and health. Her experience involves working with a range of audience demographics such as children, adolescents, burns' victims, abuse victims, couples going through divorce, patients with terminal illness and their carers. Chindhu has a keen interest in working with people experiencing anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma, eating disorders, work stress, low self-esteem, anger issues, risk taking behaviour, distress, body image disturbances and grid. She has an extensive experience in supporting people with health-based presentation such as cancer and chronic pain. Chindhu held an academic teaching position in Psychology in India, before moving to Australia to pursue her PhD in Psychology (Research). Chindhu can speak English and Tamil (regional Indian language). With a warm and practical approach to her work, Chindhu has a passion for working with clients who have disabilities. She is trained in several evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behaviour therapy and Acceptance and Commitment therapy. Chindhu is empathetic, flexible in adapting treatment to her clients' characteristics, sensitive to cultural differences and approachable. She works wit clients to help them overcome personal obstacles.
Key Expertise
  • Anxiety and depression disorders
  • Psycho-oncology and health
  • Cognitive assessment such as WAIS, WISC and reporting
  • Psychological assessments and reports
  • Diverse range of adults from different ethnicities, cultures and backgrounds
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Science (Psycho-oncology)
  • Master of Philosophy, Psycho-oncology
  • Master of Science Counselling Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science Psychology
Clinic Locations
  • Rhodes Central, NSW
  • Wentworth Point, NSW
Available Services
Cancellation Policy
A minimum of 24-hours notice must be provided for any cancelled appointments. Cancellations within this timeframe (or non-attendance) may incur a cancellation fee.