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Chris Basten

Psychologist, NSW

Chris Basten is a Clinical Psychologist with interests in health psychology and eating disorders. He received his Masters in Clinical Psychology followed by a PhD from University of Sydney. He worked for 15 years at Westmead Hospital in consultation-liaison psychiatry, consulting to the various medical units of the hospital. He has casual lecturer roles at a number of universities and an honorary appointment with Macquarie University.

For several years now, he has focused on his own practice, consulting to an interdisciplinary surgery team and also training health professionals. Chris is an author of the book ‘The Art of CBT’ and has presented some of his research at conferences and has contributed to several peer review articles.

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