Aarti Chidambaram
Senior Clinical Psychologist

MA (Psy), BA Hons. (Psy), MNLP, CCPS,
Gottman (Lev 1 & 2), Brainspotting Trained (Phase 1 and 2),
Master Practioner Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
BPS Certified Psychometric Tester

Contact: +65 9728 8044 / [email protected]

Career Description

Aarti is the sole APSATS (Association of Partners of Sex Addicts and Trauma Specialists) trained partner specialist in Asia. As a Certified Clinical Partner Specialist (CCPS), she works with many Partners of Betrayal Trauma. Her training in the Multi-Dimensional Trauma Model gives her a unique understanding of Complex and Relational Trauma. She has also been facilitating the longest-running therapeutic support group for Partners of Sex Addicts in Singapore and possibly Asia. Her tireless and dedicated efforts to help partners and families of addiction have led to her recent appointment to the Board of Directors of APSATS.

She works with partners through the entire cycle from Discovery to Recovery©. This unique approach has given structure, understanding, and comfort to her clients as they try to navigate the most difficult period in their lives. She is also one of the few specialists to work with children comprising all gender and age groups (teenagers to adults). This approach has yielded significantly improved results in post-Trauma family cohesion compared to previous approaches. Her Gottman training has equipped her to work with the affected couple to attempt to heal the Relational Trauma.

Trained as a clinical therapist, Aarti works extensively with Developmental Trauma and Attachment Wounds. Having achieved significant success working with individuals, both children and adults, suffering from Trauma, victims of Relational Abuse, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Mood Disorders, etc. she found her true calling in helping people heal themselves from the inside out.

Primarily adopting a Client-Centred approach, Aarti combines multi-disciplinary approaches such as the inclusion of NLP, CBT, DBT, EFT & Gestalt in order to provide her clients with a wider toolkit to support their healing journey. Having completed her Brainspotting training for Phase 1 and 2, she seamlessly blends this into her practice to help her clients gain more in-depth healing from traumatic experiences.

Aarti’s portfolio of work also includes work with those in the sphere of emotional and behavioural challenges. She works tirelessly with teenagers and young adults who are most at risk from self-harm, suicide, depression, eating disorders, and body image issues. Aarti is also at the leading edge of the practise by addressing more recent phenomena such as cyber-bullying, ill effects of technology such as premature, accidental exposure to graphic porn.

Key Differentiators

Academic Training
Aarti’s professional journey spans nearly 19 years in which she has constantly upgraded and updated her skills to meet emerging challenges.
She is also a British Psychological Society (BPS) Certified Psychometric Tester and a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming. She has also successfully completed Phase 1 and 2 of Brainspotting.

Empathy & Higher Ability to Relate
Gifted with natural empathy, concern, and compassion for those enduring Trauma, Aarti has seen higher rates of success across the board due to her personality that complements her skill-sets.
Coming from a deeply spiritual family, Aarti truly believes in every individual’s ability to find their strength and understanding. Crossing religious barriers, she is able to connect with clients of different faiths at a spiritual level and help them heal from the inside out. She works with them tirelessly to empower them to be champions of their own healing and realize their own potential.

Cross-Functional and Diverse Experience
Aarti has also worked in the corporate world with organizational behavior and change management in support of learning development which has endowed her with a comprehensive insight into human behavior in diverse circumstances.

Key Trainings & Conferences Attended

Attended ‘Treating Trauma and Affairs in Couples’ by Drs. John and Julie Gottman (2017)
Treating Couples in Addiction by Bob Navarro (2017)
Pre-conference workshops in SASH by Carol Sheets (Helping Her Heal) {2019}
Pre-conference workshops in SASH by Sheri Keffer (Intimate Deception) {2018}

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