Ms Ying Veronica Chong – Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
Veronica is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker qualified in post Graduate Developmental Psychiatry and a post Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She is equipped with clinical skills that meet AHPRA credentials and is an active Accredited Member of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Veronica has over 30 years of experience working in the mental health and well-being industry. She has worked in the healthcare and community services sectors for over 20 years; a greater part of her career history she has worked at Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in her role as a Senior Mental Health Clinician, both in Victoria and Western Australia, including her work with families and children with disabilities in the UK.
She brings with her a breadth of experiences and extensive knowledge in assessing and treating people presented with mental health issues/disorders that cut across the life-span stages. Experienced in supporting people with depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, grief & loss, suicidal thoughts, relationship problems, life transition & adjustment issues, trauma, and family conflicts.
Veronica’s area of special interest includes child & Adolescent mental health, disabilities, and family therapy.