Basten and Associates, Clinical Psychologists
Every client is viewed as a special, unique person who has already come far in life and can change how they grow in the future. Chris aims for excellence in every step taken with a client. This includes using evidence-based treatments (those interventions with known effectiveness from research).
Individual therapy and counselling for adolescents and adults.
Psychological assessment and testing.
(Other psychologists in the same practice work with children and adults)
CBT, Schema Therapy, Solution Oriented
Chris essentially practices humanistic counselling, focusing on the individual's life pathway thus far and their current emotional state.
His main therapeutic orientation is cognitive-behavioural (CBT), knowing that this powerful mode of therapy has the most support for effective outcomes from international research.
* Commitment to evidence-based practice
* Adhering to APS ethics guidelines
* Chris maintains professional development regularly (he is a member of the Clinical College APS)
Chris has enjoyed working with his clients in different settings for over 16 years. He has a particular interest in Eating disorders.
Monday to Friday 8:30 to 6:30
Last appointment 4:30 or 5:30
(depending on the day)
Westmead: Near Westmead station; wheelchair access; Parking on site or nearby carparks.
City: Near Town Hall and St James stations; Parking available (hourly charge)
Chatswood: Free parking (3-hour limit) at Westfield carpark.
While there is a standard fee of $160.00 per session, fees are variable, with rebates through medicare and private health insurers, with whom we are registered.
Etfpos, Visa, MasterCard, Cheque.
Chris has a particular interest in working with adolescents with eating disorders. He has authored research articles and presented at conferences on this topic. He also runs workshops for psychologists on treating Eating Disorders.
Chris essentially practices humanistic counselling, focusing on the individual's life pathway thus far and their current emotional state. His main therapeutic orientation is cognitive-behavioural....