SOUTH ASIAN MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND WORKERS
This is a resource for anyone seeking an South Asian Australian mental health practitioner or professional who has a connection to maintaining mental wellbeing. Our list contains the following:
- mental health practitioners
- life coaches
- wellness professionals
This list is provided for general information. Always seek guidance from your general practitioner when seeking mental health support. This list is a work in progress and new professionals/workers from different areas of understanding will be added periodically. Change occurs frequently and it is your responsibility to seek the most up-to-date information from your chosen mental health practitioner.
Registered mental health counsellor
Direct Email: email@example.com
Phone: 0432 046 626
Location: Melbourne, Telehealth, VIC
Reception phone: 03 9629 1001
Location: Melbourne, VIC
Areas of specialty: EAP, workplace issues & burnout, Anxiety, phobias & panic attacks, PTSD/trauma
Languages spoken: English, Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi.
Founder: FLOW STATE SPACE
Founder/ Owner: Flow State Space workshops/ webinars and mental health content for organisations
Areas of specialty: Grief, Trauma, Identity, Creativity, Life transitions, Relationships, Attachment, Performance. Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Adult ADHD.
Location: Sydney, NSW
Socials: @waratah psychology
Location: Doncaster, Melbourne VIC
Areas of specialty: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution-focused therapy and Mindfulness-based interventions
Language: English and Hindi
Socials: Internal sunshine psychology
Location: Malvern East, Cranbourne, East Melbourne, VIC
Areas of specialty: Children, adolescents and adult counselling. Working with Neurodiversity clients, culturally diverse clients, supporting south Asian migrants and working with anxiety, depression, relationship counselling, parenting support. I also specialize know educational and developmental assessments including neurodevelopmental assessments.
Founder: Rewire Psychology
Location: Mornington, VIC
Areas of specialty: Children and families, adolescent mental health, family counselling, early attachment
Founder: Onwards and Upwards Psychology
Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Phone: 0420 758 437
Location: Yarraville, VIC
Areas of speciality: Neurodivergent children and families
DR. GURPRIT GANDA
Founder: Potentialz Unlimited
Phone: 61 (0) 410 261 838
Location: Bella Vista, NSW
Areas of specialty: Anxiety, Depression, Stress Low self-esteem OCD, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy
Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu
Family Minded & Melbourne Centre for Women's Mental Health
Psychologist (Educational and Developmental Psychology Registrar)
Areas of specialty: cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, play therapy, women and youth.
Healing Minds Psychology
Phone: 1300 732 725
Location: Glenroy, VIC
Founder: Sunrise Psychology Group
New clients: Yes
Tel: 0431 039 747
Location: Century Circuit, Norwest Sydney, NSW/ telehealth
Areas of specialty: Adults: PTSD, anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, OCD, Autism. Children: anxiety, depression, behavioural issues.
Language: English and Hindi
Founder: Dipak Jilka Psychotherapy
Accreditation: Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) registered
Phone: 0402 840 104
Location: Sydney NSW and telehealth
Areas of specialty: Psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, addiction, mens mental health
Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati
Registered Clinical Psychologist
The Lighthouse Practice
Phone: (02) 8798 7082
Location: Moorebank NSW
Areas of specialty: Adults and children experiencing anxiety, depression, low self esteem, relationship issues, anger management, trauma, personality disorders, drug use, grief and loss and parenting challenges.
Languages: English and Urdu
SATINDERJIT KAUR (SATINDER)
Accreditation: AHPRA registered
Socials: Thebestlifeot - Instagram
Phone: 0468 843 044
Location: Wyndham Vale City VIC and telehealth
Areas of specialty: I provide occupational therapy services to client's in their home, schools and/or local community and also provide telehealth services. I work with children, adolescents and adults and have special interests working with CALD communities, autistic population, ADHD, intellectual disability, global developmental delays, bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.
Languages: Punjabi, Hindi, English
Mental health clinician and creative arts therapist
Pola Practice: Ascot Vale
Accreditation: AASW & ANZACATA
Contact: (03) 9001 5665
Location: Ascot Vale (VIC)
Areas of specialty: Trauma, intergenerational trauma, cross cultural relationships, perinatal and parenting support, identity and family dynamics, creatives/arts. Supporting people of colour to navigate their own version of culture as migrants/1st gen and settlers on this land.
Currently taking new clients: From Feb 2023
Narcissistic abuse Specialist / Somatic Trauma- Informed coach
Accreditation: Somatic Trauma Informed Coach
Phone: +65 93530863
Areas of specialty:
I specialize in helping south Asians deal with anxiety, depression, trauma, as well as dysfunctional or toxic relationships.
Mental Health Coach
Phone: 0422 308 342
Location: Melbourne/ Naarm/ Online space Worldwide
Area of speciality:
Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Regulation, Confidence, Self Awareness, Communication, inner child work. I also specialise in affordable mental health and self care with my services.
- Yes new clients are welcome!
Registered Clinical Psychologist
Founder: Ascension Psychology
Location: Richmond or via Telehealth
Phone number: 0432531785
Areas of specialty/expertise: Men's mental health (depression, anxiety ,relationship challenges and addictive behaviours) and psychological assessment.
Currently taking new clients? Taking new counselling clients currently.
Founder: Your Inner Light
Registration details: Level 4 member of Australian Counselling Association
Location: Prahran, Melbourne, VIC (online also available)
Phone number: 0421 958 597
Areas of specialty/expertise: Holistic Counselling and Sound healing. Supporting women (adults). Special interest in the nervous system and liberation centered support for women of colour with a social justice lens. I utilise a blend of talk therapy, meditation & breathwork, art therapy, mindful nutrition, menstrual cycle awareness, sound/energy healing, somatic/emotional release and ritual.
Yes taking on new clients
English only language
Co-Founder: Recognize Psychology
Socials: Recognize Psychology IG
Accreditation: BSc (Psych), BHsc Hons, MPsych (Couns.), MAPS
Phone: (03) 9008 9908
Location: Malvern Victoria 3144
Areas of specialty: I am trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I resonate with a values-based, mindful approach to managing the mind and its thoughts/emotions. I have also recently completed EMDR training (the 'gold standard' in PTSD treatment and working with trauma).
Languages: English and Hindi
Director & Principal Psychologist
Profession: Registered Psychologist
Location: Melbourne (VIC) and Telehealth
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of specialty: Anxiety, LGBTQIA+ and gender diversity, culturally informed & responsive counselling, women’s mental health
Currently taking new clients? Yes