Kusum Bhat

Kusum

Bhat

Kusum Bhat

Adjunct Faculty

Department
CSS Humanistic and Clinical Psychology
Institution
Saybrook University
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Biography

Kusum Bhat, Ph.D., is a certified Biofeedback specialist and physician assistant, with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She is currently the clinical director of the Allergy and weight loss clinic. She worked as a mental health clinical specialist at the Contra Costa County Hospital in Martinez, California. She has also previously interned at the Children's Hospital in Oakland, the Battered Women's Alternative, the Hume Center in Concord, and the Contra Costa County Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Service.

Kusum has repeatedly demonstrated her expertise in the field of Biofeedback and Applied Psychophysiology. Her doctoral dissertation was on The Role of Biofeedback Assisted Anger Control in Reversing Heart Disease. Moreover, she has taught at the University of California, Berkeley, University of Natural Medicine, and has held workshops all over the world on heart rate variability and anger control, "Emotional Intelligence by Self-disclosure", and "Do-able stress control for the 21st century". In her spare time, she enjoys writing poetry, short stories, and articles for various newspapers and magazines. She is an excellent photographer in her own rights.

Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Counseling Eating Disorders
Counselor Education Mindfulness
Nutritional Science Weight Management
Psychology Health Psychology
Education History
Degree Institution Year
PhD American School of Professional Psychology, California 1999