Gayatri is currently a volunteer at a family shelter where she provides counselling for residents with a range of concerns such as trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, relationship and parenting issues. Previously, Gayatri worked in the perinatal mental health area where she provided counselling to mothers to help them overcome their various individual challenges.
She also volunteers on a women’s helpline where she has received Trauma training and Sexual Assault First Responder training.
Gayatri has experience working with issues including but not limited to:
- Stress management
- Parenting challenges
- Antenatal and postnatal issues
- Self esteem
- Relationship issues
- Life transitions
Gayatri uses a person-centred approach and tailors therapies to suit her clients’ individual needs. She has a special interest in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She is in regular supervision and is working towards further training in order to enhance her skills.
Gayatri has lived and worked in India, the U.K. and Singapore, and understands the personal, social and cultural challenges of adjusting to new environments
- Provisional Clinical Member of Singapore Association of Counsellors (SAC)
Master of Counselling (Monash University)
Master of Science, Interactive Multimedia (Middlesex University, UK)
Bachelor of Science (Panjab University, India)
Attended training in Trauma response
Attended training in Sexual Assault First response