Bhavna is a US-trained Clinical Counsellor, registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. She works with the LGBTQIA+ community, teenagers, adults, and couples to help them achieve a sense of well-being so they can have more energy for creativity, fulfilling relationships, play, and work.
Bhavna has provided individual, couples, and group therapy in trauma-saturated environments, community mental health clinics, high schools, and residential substance use treatment centers. She helps people work through depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, addictions, identity issues, shame, and relationship issues. She integrates a humanistic, relational and client-centered approach with CBT and DBT interventions, narrative therapy and mindfulness techniques, to suit the unique needs of each individual client.
In addition to her clinical experiences, Bhavna has worked in Mumbai, New York, London, San Francisco, and Hong Kong, in professions ranging from television journalism, to investment banking and market research.