A mental health professional for past two decades and more, I believe in a collaborative client-centered approach and provide a safe, comfortable, non-judgmental space to the clients. I am best described as an integrative psychotherapist who learnt CBT as part of her Ph.D. thesis, however, also use Mindfulness based approaches; progressive relaxation exercises; humanistic approach; guided/self-guided visualizations; as required.
A recipient of Fulbright Award for Counselling, I have international exposure to best practices in the field of mental health. I have been assisting clients and their families and have worked with children, youth, adults, and families. I provide both individual and group therapy for various types of distress, depression, grief, anxiety, family conflicts, career struggles, trauma, workplace stress, relationship concerns, and similar psychosocial issues.
I believe in continuous learning of new strategies, approaches and theories participating in different workshops and trainings. I provide long-term therapy as well as brief therapy, according to the client’s needs. Besides English, I can speak and understand Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.
A member of the American Psychological Association, The Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP) and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Clinical Practice besides other National associations of Psychologists I try to keep myself updated with the latest.
I contribute to mental health care through social media and numerous webinars and programs. At present, I respect the need and urgency for social distancing and provide Online therapy to clients in Ontario.