Masters in Counselling Psychology, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Certification in Narrative and Trauma Informed Therapy, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Certification in Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice, Mariwala Health Initiative
Which bucket would your therapy style fit into primarily?
I use Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, emotion focused couple therapy as well as queer affirmative therapy.
What’s that defining feature of your approach to therapy?
To be in a space where we can feel understood is critical to healing. While having pain is human, suffering needn't be. I use collaborative approach with clients to explore painful patterns in their life and provide practices toward coping, self- care and personal growth. My approach to therapy is Eclectic and I am constantly working on my multicultural competence.
Narrative therapy: Uses the power of stories to help people discover their life purpose. Through narrative therapy, one can begin to identify alternative stories that offer them an opportunity to challenge judgment and explore what other information they are carrying within them.
Emotion focused therapy: Focuses on adult relationships and attachment/bonding. The therapist and clients look at patterns in the relationship and take steps to create a more secure bond and develop more trust to move the relationship in a healthier, more positive direction.
Queer affirmative therapy: Takes a positive view of LGBTQIA+ persons, their identities and their relationships. It addresses the impact of homophobia, transphobia and heteronormativity on LGBT clients.