Shuktika is currently a Clinical Psychology Registrar and Adjunct Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Society and Design and Office of the Core Curriculum. Shuktika completed her BPsySc. from Griffith University, Australia, and both her BSocSc(Psych)(Hons) and MPsych(Clin) from Bond University. Shuktika is a Bond University lecturer in the Criminology field, and tutor in the Psychology and Core Curriculum fields.
As a Clinical Psychology Registrar, Shuktika provides psychological services in youth mental health and previously in corrective services. She was the 14th International Visiting Researcher with the Singaporean Ministry of Home Affairs, completing an eight-week research project in 2017 addressing: "Psychological First Aid: Models, Cultural Differences, and Implications for Implementation in Singapore." Her research areas include psychological first aid in the aftermath of violent extremist attacks, community perceptions of crime, and perceptions of domestic and family violence victimisation.
- Australian Clinical Psychology Association – Associate Member
- Member – World Health Organisation Global Clinical Practice Network
Criminal motivations, criminal profiling, human behaviour, clinical psychology theories and therapies
- 2015 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award Nomination
- Bachelor of Psychological Science , Griffith University
- Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) with Honours , Bond University
- Master of Psychology (Clinical) , Bond University