Get to know Tanya.

Things to know about seeking therapy from them.

Therapy Services:

  • Individual Therapy (For Everyone)
  • Works With Disabled Folks
  • Grief Counselling
  • Works With Queer Folks

City & Background

Tanya Ginwala (She/Her) is a mental health counsellor from Dharamshala who practices online and offline.

They're 33 years old and have been practicing since 5 years.

English, and Hindi are some of the languages they know, and hourly fee is (₹) 1,000 - 2,000.



They have the following qualifications: MA (Clinical Psychology).

Additional qualifications: Narrative Practices Mental Health Training Program at Ummeed CDC Somatic Trauma Training by the Somatic Wilderness Therapy Institute Certificate in Applied Buddhist Psychology and Ethics.


Why they became a therapist.

"I have always found human beings fascinatingly complex, intriguing and resilient. As a kid I loved reading ‘real life’ stories about other human beings from far away lands. Growing up, I witnessed how my mental health impacted my overall well being, and resonated strongly with the fact that our mental, physical, social and emotional health are inter-connected. I experienced how having an empathetic witness during challenging times could make …"

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What they'd like a client's first session to be like.

"After our first session, I hope clients will go away feeling safe and SEEN for how they are showing up in life despite what the problem tries to convince them of. I love hearing about how they managed to get themselves to therapy, despite the odds. I usually spend the first session discovering my clients’ resources and I hope this makes visible many different ways of responding in their lives. The primary goal of the first session is really …"

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How they make their practice a safe and affirmative space for queer and trans* folx.

"As an ally, I take the responsibility of educating myself by learning from the lived experiences of the queer and trans folx in my life/in the online space, and reading and watching as much material as I can on the subject. Being vocal about issues affecting the community. I also plan to attend a queer affirmative therapy training program to ensure my practice is a safe and affirmative space for queer and trans folx."

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Areas of concern they address in counselling.

"I enjoy working with adolescents, young adults and adults. I also run a support group for people with physical disabilities, and offer 1-on-1 therapy for people from the disability community on a pay-as-you-can basis. I am trauma-informed in my approach, and work with people struggling with - anxiety, depression, grief and loss, past traumas, emotional difficulties, psychosomatic health conditions and navigating relationships."

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A Quote Tanya Resonates With.

"And the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~ Anaïs Nin"

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