Judy Chan is a clinical psychologist and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has more than 25 years’ experience working in public and non-government adult mental health services. Judy has worked for 20 years at Wesley Hospital Ashfield as a clinical psychologist providing individual therapy for inpatients as well as facilitating depression management groups, anxiety management groups , mindfulness groups and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Groups for both inpatients and outpatients. She also took on the role of Therapy Team Leader for the Depression Unit of the hospital for several years.
Concurrent to working at Wesley Hospital Ashfield, she also worked in private practice treating a range of clinical presentations including Depression, Bipolar, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Phobias, Panic Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Eating Disorder, emotional dysregulation and relationship difficulties.
Judy utilizes a variety of evidenced based therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness based CBT and Schema Therapy. She is client centred and tailor therapeutic approaches according to the needs and presenting issues of individual clients.
Judy is bilingual and speaks Cantonese. Being of Chinese heritage she integrates that into her practice with Chinese clients and has a broad awareness of cultural issues within the therapeutic space.