Daphne Ung

Following a Bachelors of Psychology degree in India, Daphne migrated to Australia in 2012 to complete her Honors in Psychology and Masters in Clinical Psychology degrees at Edith Cowan University. Daphne has been practising as a registered Clinical Psychologist for almost 10 years in the Disability sector, providing individual and group therapy to neurodivergent children, teenagers, and adults. Daphne works in close partnership with parents, family members, schools, work placements and other key stakeholders to meet her clients’ needs. Daphne uses an eclectic, client and family centred approach and integrates a range of evidence-based therapy models including Positive Behaviour Support, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Therapy with an overarching trauma-informed lens. Coming from an ethnic background herself and having worked extensively in rural and remote WA communities, Daphne appreciates client diversity and is committed to providing a culturally sensitive service. Being a mum of two young kids and a wife of a FIFO worker, Daphne understands the challenges of parenting, family relationships, migration, and isolation. Daphne’s areas of interest are mood disorders, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorders, phobias, oppositional defiance disorder, relationship issues, gender identity, bullying, self-esteem, selective mutism and interpersonal issues.

Daphne is a Clinical Psychologist registered by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She is also registered as Psychology Board of Australia clinical supervisor.