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Carissa Lee

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Carissa Lee
Registered Psychologist & 
Clinical Psychology Registrar

Carissa is a warm and empathic clinician with experience working with children, adolescents, families and adults. She has completed a Bachelor of Psychology at the University of Sydney (Honours Class I) and Master of Clinical Psychology at the University of Technology Sydney. Carissa holds full registration with the Psychological Board of Australia.

 

Most recently, she worked with the Child Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) at Hornsby Hospital where she delivered specialist mental health assessment and intervention to children and young people experiencing moderate to severe and complex mental health problems. Prior to this, she worked at the UTS Psychology Clinic where she offered assessment and treatment for a broad range of mental health presentations in children, adolescents and adults. 

Carissa is experienced in providing assessment and treatment for a broad range of presentations, along with psychometric assessments across a range of cognitive, academic and learning concerns.

Areas of Interest

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Perfectionism

  • Self-esteem 

  • Stress management 

  • Relationship/social difficulties 

  • Emotion regulation issues

  • Trauma

  • Body Image concerns

  • OCD

  • Eating Disorders (18+)

  • Psychometric testing

  • Neurodiversity including ADHD and Autism

Therapeutic Approaches 

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

  • Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 

  • Family systems-based Therapy 

  • Parent-focused approaches

  • Schema Therapy

 

Qualifications

  • Master of Clinical Psychology, University of Technology Sydney

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours I), University of Sydney 

Professional Memberships

  • General registration with Psychology Board of Australia

Consulting Days: Saturdays

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