Anisha Smith

Anisha Smith

Registered Psychology

Anisha is a registered Psychologist with five years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in acute and community mental health. Having been raised in India and then moved to Australia in 2003, Anisha considers Geelong her second home. She has completed her degree with Honours in Psychology at Deakin University and a Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology at Cairnmillar Institute.

Anisha has a special interest in clients experiencing a range of different setbacks including anxiety, recurrent depression, recovery from psychosis, self-harm, disordered eating, family/carer adjustment to illness, poor communication skills, life adjustment issues and trauma.

Anisha’s style combines warmth and an emphasis on placing the client at the centre of treatment whilst delivering evidence based practice. She uses an eclectic approach in tailoring techniques to the personal needs of her clients and enjoys working collaboratively with her clients to help reduce distress and build resilience.

Anisha has been trained to deliver evidence-based therapies, including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused Therapy and Mindfulness.

Anisha would spend majority of her time with her two young kids. She is attracted to telehealth due to the flexible nature of it which gives her the option to work from home. At other times she cooks, makes cakes and desserts for us and “just for fun” participates in various charity runs.