Cavelle Chai-Hong-Delfosse is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, and has studied and worked at various Caribbean clinics and academic institutions. While attending UWI, she conducted research focused on social support and families with children with a developmental difficulty whilst attending the Mt Hope Pediatric Development Outpatient Clinic, Trinidad W.I.
She possesses extensive clinical training and experience working in multicultural and multiethnic environments. Her skill set includes psychological and developmental assessments, diagnostic testing, individual and family psychotherapy, and developing individualized intervention plans. She is trained in a variety of clinical and classroom assessment tools for both children and adults, and therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Person Centered Therapy (PCT) and Psychoanalytic Therapy.
Cavelle is a TTSL Sign Language user and is parent to a child with a hearing impairment.
Cavelle is passionate and committed to her work and this is seen through her empathic interactions with her clients. She is an advocate for the voiceless and her work is focused on the inclusion and integration of minority groups to ensure that they are given equal opportunities. Her treatment approach takes a holistic view by working with the family as a unit and recognizing the uniqueness of every individual and family, and working with her clients’ best interests in mind.