Team

Meet the team growing and enthusiastic...

Priyanka Varma

Founder – Psychologist

Priyanka Varma is a mental health professional who specializes in clinical psychology, counseling and psychotherapy. She has previously trained in London and then in Mumbai. Her experience spans over 10 years where she was worked with a wide spectrum of the population. Along the way Priyanka drew towards the concepts of self-awareness and self-acceptance that are now the foundations of her therapeutic framework. She enjoys her work with young adults as they navigate the changing society triggered by technology advancement. Her research focus has been internet addiction and is now how we can use technology to better serve emotional and mental health needs of people. In addition, she is also consults at Holy Family Hospital & Global Hospitals. Her work is inclusive and driven by the need to de-stigmatize mental health. This is evidenced by her work on the Mental Health Awareness Weekend, and the Mental Health Toolbox. In addition, she is instrumental in setting up Mumbai’s longest running Support Group of Caregivers of Dementia.

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Unnati Bhardwaj

Psychologist

Unnati is a Queer Affirmative Mental Health Practitioner with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. She has experience working with children and young adults of various socio-economic backgrounds, and has also volunteered for a Suicide Prevention Helpline – Samaritans Mumbai. Unnati believes in the mind-body connection, and integrates it into her practice to create more intuitive mental healthcare strategies. She has previously managed a Mental Health project that provided free counseling to about 10,000 underprivileged school children across the suburbs of Mumbai.

Sarika Karnad

Content Head 

Just as Sarika was at the cusp of securing her Masters in Clinical Psychology COVID-19 hit Mumbai and delayed her graduation with a Masters in Clinical Psychology. She has volunteered at various NGOs for the past few years and worked with various populations, trying to explore different aspects of psychology for more experience and learning. She is extremely passionate about helping people and spreading awareness related to mental health. She loves spending her time talking to people, understanding different perspectives and experiences. Her goal in life is to become a psychologist and someday, open her own NGO for the underprivileged who require support for their mental health needs. She looks forward to research, read and learn new things everyday.

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Zahra Diwan

Psychologist 

She is a mental health practitioner with a specialisation in clinical psychology and adolescent mental health care. She has completed her training in Mumbai and London. Zahra is experienced in working with adolescents and young adults in various clinical setups. She uses a narrative framework of therapy. . Her research interest lies in adapting therapeutic techniques to individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. She also volunteers for NGOs aimed at social change. She believes addressing both the psychological and social aspects of an individual.

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