AREAS OF PRACTICE INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Nisha Sethi holds a Combined Ph.D./Master of Psychology (Clinical) and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours – Class 1) from The University of New South Wales (UNSW). Nisha is a member of the following organisations: the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA), the American Psychological Association (APA), the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT), the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), and the Association for Behavioral Contextual Science (ACBS).
Nisha has over 10 years of clinical experience. She has worked in both private and public settings. She completed her training at the Psychology Clinic at UNSW, the Kiloh Centre at Prince of Wales Hospital, and the Psychology Department at Concord Repatriation General Hospital. Nisha then focused on working in private practices across Sydney.
Nisha works with adults. Her main areas of interest include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, perfectionism, insomnia, grief, procrastination, self-esteem, and chronic illness. Nisha’s main therapeutic approach is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). She is also trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).
Nisha is a warm and empathic clinician who loves to collaborate with clients throughout the assessment and treatment process. She therefore works with clients to individually tailor treatment programs to suit their needs. Nisha is also very passionate about making sure that her clients receive evidenced-based care. This means that the treatments she provides have scientific evidence to support their use. Nisha is committed to providing her clients with high standards of care and so regularly takes part in professional development opportunities such as attendance at workshops and conferences.
Nisha’s Ph.D. research explored the negative effects that ostracism has on people. Specifically, she looked at why the negative effects of ostracism are prolonged for some individuals. She presented her research at both national and international conferences, and she has also published her research.