Dr Shraddha Kashyap
Shraddha Kashyap, PhD is a registered Psychologist and is currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Refugee Trauma and Recovery Program, in the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales.
She received her Doctorate of Psychology and Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Western Australia (2018), and her postgraduate research focused on exploring novel methods of assessing risk of self-injury and suicide in a psychiatric population. During her postgraduate studies, Shraddha was awarded a Western Australian Postgraduate Fulbright Scholarship to work at the Bellevue/New York University Program for Survivors of Torture (PSOT), as a visiting researcher. Shraddha studied post-migration factors associated with psychological distress among asylum-seekers and refugees, living in New York City.
Shraddha’s current program of research focuses on exploring how the psychological wellbeing of refugees and asylum-seekers may be influenced by how they adapt to life over time, in countries of resettlement, and during periods of transition.