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Kish Dayananda

Registered Psychologist

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)


Kish's diverse clinical skills, compassionate approach, and commitment to ongoing professional development has led him to work with government departments, including the Department of Defence, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Australian Federal Police. He is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and the Association of Crime and Intelligence Analysts (UK/Ireland). With a focus on supporting first responders and public service members, including the AFP, APS, ADF, and the National Intelligence Community, Kish understands the significance of privacy and confidentiality in his practice.

Kish's expertise extends to using evidence-based techniques to treat a spectrum of disorders, including Depressive and Anxiety Disorders, Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders, Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders, Personality Disorders, and relationship difficulties. He has received training in various therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Family Intervention, and Suicide Intervention. Kish offers consultations online and face-to-face in Cairns.

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