Apoorva (She/Her) is a mental health counsellor from Delhi who practices online.
Replies in 24 working hours (1 day).Accepts Enquiries via Email.
Practicing Privately Since: 2 years
Appointments Via: Email, WhatsApp
Qualifications: • MA Applied Psychology with Specialization in Clinical Psychology
Additional Qualifications: • Certificate Course in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy • Foundation Course on Trauma Focussed Psychotherapy • Diploma in Narrative Therapy and Community Work (Children First, Dulwich Centre, Australia)
Languages Known: English, and Hindi
(English might be their primary language for therapy)
Hourly Fee (₹): 1,200 - 1,500
Payments Via: Bank Transfer, UPI/Google Pay
Available On: Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Notes: Sliding scales are offered subject to availability.
Professionals with a degree in "Clinical Psychology", are listed on TheMindClan.com for their services as a therapist offering the service of therapy.
Growing up, I was curious to understand the world and the people around me. This brought about my interest in Psychology and a desire to work with people. Through my own experiences and witnessing those of people around me, I understood the importance of the therapeutic process in facilitating awareness and action to do and be what we value and navigate through social structures that impact us. Finally deciding to become a counsellor/therapist took a certain leap of faith, but one that has led me to a place of professional fulfilment and immense personal growth.
Being a witness to narratives of hope, resilience, compassion, vulnerability and the solidarity that is created keeps me drawn to this profession. I find value in holding space for the various kinds of conversations and emotions that are felt and expressed through this process.
Taking the first step can be scary, and that’s okay. It can be challenging to first start therapy, and the stigma around it in the society doesn’t make it easier. It’s okay if you want to give it a try and see how it goes. My role here would not be to give direct solutions but to sit with you and help explore and untangle the problems, reflect and make sense of them through different perspectives and be curious about changes. To anyone thinking of starting therapy, I’d invite you to a collaborative journey that you take with your therapist!
I wish to build a relationship grounded in genuineness, compassion and relational safety. Even though I would be seen as the expert on mental health, I believe the client is the expert of their lives. I encourage agency in making meaning and facilitating changes in the process, which would also include openly communicating disagreements and places of discomfort. I also value accountability on both sides to make this relationship collaborative.
I work primarily with young adults (18 to 35 yrs) for concerns such as emotional difficulties, burnout and work-related concerns, grief, trauma, abuse and relationship-related concerns. I work with populations from diverse backgrounds and identities.
My approach is trauma-informed and queer affirmative with a feminist and intersectional lens. I’m aware of the role that social structures can play in shaping our understanding of self and work towards deconstructing these systems in therapy while gently bringing attention to the person’s strengths. In addition, I value the understanding of our body’s response patterns. I follow a client-centered model, focusing on what the client brings into the therapy session and borrow from approaches such as Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Mindfulness.
I mention my pronouns in the beginning and invite clients to share theirs. I also use a language that is inclusive of queer and trans folx. I try to to learn and unlearn certain ideas and beliefs in order to ensure inclusivity and educate myself with different resources.
The Quote Apoorva Resonates With
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
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