Ms Ridhima Tandon

BArts, BPsych(hons), MPsych(Community)

Psychologist

Background

Ridhima completed her Master of Community Psychology from Victoria University and has a keen interest in improving the health and well-being of not just individuals but also the wider community. This was translated in her work with the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation and Eastern Health.

Ridhima is warm, welcoming and likes to take a person centred approach and individualise treatment for each client. Ridhima has experience working with a diverse adult population and is trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness and Trauma Informed Therapy, as well as 1:1 and group therapy. Ridhima works across different psychological disorders and difficulties such as depression, anxiety, complicated grief and anger and has a particular interest in issues related to trauma and self-esteem. Ridhima has an Indian heritage and speaks fluent Hindi. She is sensitive to both individualistic and relational cultures allowing her to work with people from a range of backgrounds and across multicultural issues.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
Master of Applied Psychology (Community)

Personal affiliations

Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Member of the APS College of Community Psychologists

Fees

The cost of a 50-minute consultation with Ridhima is $185.00 (appointments after 5pm are $200.00), which is payable at the end of the session by cash, EFTPOS, or credit card. If referred by a G.P. along with a Mental Health Care Plan, or by a psychiatrist, you will receive a rebate of $88.25 per session via Medicare. This will be processed at the end of each session. Up to 10 Medicare-rebated sessions can be claimed per calendar year. Alternatively, you may wish to claim the consultation fee under private health cover, WorkCover, or TAC, if these options are available to you.