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South Asian Mental Health

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It is time for us as South Asians to transcend the deeply embedded cultural stigma of getting help for our mental health. Our goal is to provide therapy for South Asian clients who have the goal of working with a therapist of their own cultural background in order to feel truly understood within their unique backgrounds and experiences. The research supports ethno-cultural therapy to support the needs of our diverse communities.

Our South Asian therapists can help South Asian clients by providing culturally relevant and understanding support. We can offer a safe space for you to explore your unique cultural experiences, values, and challenges. Our therapist can also draw upon their own cultural background to better understand and connect with you, fostering a sense of trust and affinity. Additionally, our therapists can incorporate culturally relevant techniques in your preferred language  to address your needs and concerns.

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Issues Supported But Not Limited To...

  • Living in Joint Families

  • First and Second Generation Families

  • Intergenerational Trauma

  • "I'm not good enough" Beliefs

  • Academic Stress and Pressure

  • International Student issues

  • Racism

  • Relationships and conflict

Our Therapists...

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Nirupa Thana
MSW, RSW (she/her/hers)

Virtual & In Person Sessions

 

  • Individuals (adults, teens 11+)

  • Family therapy

  • Couples therapy

  • International & post secondary students

  • Sessions in English or Tamil 

  • Specializing in working with trauma, attachment, abuse and mental health issues

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Deepika Rastogi
MA (she/her/hers)

Virtual Sessions

 

  • Individuals (adults and teens 12+)

  • Family therapy

  • International & post secondary students

  • Sessions in English and Hindi

  • Specializing in issues such as depression, trauma, anxiety, family conflict, eating disorders, low self-esteem, relationship issues, and emotional dysregulation.

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Rashmi Kumar

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), NGH Certified Hypnotherapist, Mongan Method Certified Hypnobirthing Childbirth Educator

Virtual Sessions

 

  • Individuals (adults, teens 11+)

  • International & post secondary students

  • Sessions in English

  • Specializing in issues such as trauma, attachment, anxiety, depression, maternal mental health, low self worth and empowerment of women

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Rohama Kabeer
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Virtual & In Person Sessions

 

  • Individuals (adults and teens 13+)

  • International & post secondary students

  • Sessions in English and Urdu

  • Specialization with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, International Students, Anxiety, Depression and Relationship Issues

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Mitra Bissessar
MSW, RSW

Virtual Sessions

  • Individuals (adults, teens 11+)

  • Family therapy

  • International & post secondary students

  • Sessions in English

  • Specializing in working with teens, parenting, family therapy, severe mental health issues, trauma, attachment, anxiety and depression

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Tulsi Radia
Registered Psychotherapist

Virtual Sessions

 

  • Individuals (adults 18+)

  • International & post secondary students

  • Seniors

  • Sessions in English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu

  • Specializing in working with such as Stress Management, Depression, Anxiety, International Students, Self Esteem and Time Management

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Sonali Sagare
RP, M.Ed (she/her/hers)

Virtual Sessions

 

  • Individuals (adults, teens 11+)

  • Family therapy

  • Couples therapy

  • International & post secondary students

  • Sessions in English, Hindi and Marathi

  • Specializing in working with issues such as abuse, violence, parenting, grief, anxiety, attachment, depression, anger, neurodivergence and trauma

A note from Angie Agrawal Holstein, MSW, RSW, Founder...

Therapy is not about fixing you because you are not broken!

As the owner of Shanti Psychotherapy, my goal is to provide you with a safe and supportive environment where you can explore, heal and enhance your wellbeing. I have put together an incredible team of compassionate, experienced and dedicated therapists who are here to help you navigate life's challenges, develop coping strategies, and work towards your personal growth and well-being. We have added specializations to offer in EMDR Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Trauma and South Asian Mental Health. 

We are committed to offering you the highest quality of care and support on your journey towards healing and self-discovery. 

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