SONDER CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

ANAGHA AERY

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ABOUT HER

Anagha is a warm and empathetic clinical psychologist who is proficient in the delivery of assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, and adults. She values collaboration and transparency, and in line with these values, Anagha uses a feedback-informed approach. She works closely with clients and draws on her extensive knowledge of evidence-based therapies to personally tailor treatment to her clients' strengths and needs. She aims to create a safe space for reflection and processing of various life concerns, whilst providing clients with skills to improve independent coping and live a fulfilling life. 

 

Anagha has vast experience in treating adults, children, adolescents, and families across a range of mental health difficulties including:

  • Depression

  • Social anxiety

  • General anxiety

  • Panic disorder

  • Complex trauma

  • Obsessive-compulsive issues

  • Hoarding disorder

  • Clinical perfectionism 

  • Low self-esteem

  • Grief

  • Time-management and organisational difficulties

  • Adjustment to life stressors (e.g., university, work, relationships) 

  • Disruptive behaviour 

  • Emotion dysregulation 

  • Social skills difficulties 

  • Separation anxiety

Anagha has worked in a range of settings, including universities, outpatient hospital settings, and research treatment clinics. She is skilled in working with individuals from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, LGBITQ+ individuals, professionals and students, and individuals with comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.


In addition to private practice, Anagha works at the Cumberland Anxiety Treatment and Research Unit which is a specialist facility providing evidence-based treatment for anxiety and related disorders. She is also a conjoint lecturer at the University of New South Wales. These roles allow her to remain conversant with the current theories and enable her to provide high-quality psychological services.

QUALIFICATIONS

Anagha has completed a Master of Clinical Psychology at the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) at the University of Queensland. Across her undergraduate and postgraduate studies, Anagha has completed theses on Stepping Stones Triple P (Positive Parenting Program), and on the impact of burnout on individuals’ well-being. Her research has been published and presented at various conferences. 


Anagha has full registration as a clinical psychologist (PSY0002174142) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She holds memberships with the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA), the Anxiety Practitioners Network (APN), the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT), the Child Family Community Australia (CFA), and the Schema Therapy Institute Australia.

HER APPROACH

The foundation of Anagha’s clinical practice rests upon warmth and authenticity, allowing clients to build trust and feel comfortable in sharing their experiences. Her approach is determined by well-established research and theory, and what best resonates with each client. She aims to create the right balance between structure and openness to support the needs of each individual. 


Anagha draws upon a range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities based on the presenting issues and the preference of the client, including:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

  • Schema Therapy

  • Dialectical-Behaviour Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Family Systems Therapy

  • Play Therapy

  • Behavioural Family Interventions 

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Please feel free to contact Anagha at:

Location:  27 Portman St, Zetland NSW 2017

Phone:  0493 056 028

Email:  admin@anaghaaerypsychology.com

Please note that if you are a new client and wish to make an appointment, please submit a contact form first.