» Our Team

We have expanded to include some brilliant and talented psychologists to help serve our city better. We work with all ages and issues. Meet the team!



Education: Masters in Psychology (is working towards her masters from IGNOU) Certified in Narrative Practice, SFBT, CBT and Play therapy

Experience: 5+ Years

Area of Interest: Young adults

Languages Known: English & Hindi

About Me: Hi, I am Ritu, I am a Mental Health Counsellor and Narrative Practitioner at Mansitherapy. A few lines from Lori’s book that resonated with my approach to the work I do, I am a card-carrying member of the human race, with my own set of vulnerabilities; longings and insecurities; and my own history. I come to work as myself. I look at the therapy room as a mirrored room, where we are the mirrors, reflecting the mirrors, showing one another what we can’t see yet.
Apart from being a therapist, I am a mother to a 13 year old, I am a fitness enthusiast, I love travelling, I enjoy reading, listening to music, and watching TV.

Days and timings: Monday to Friday (11 am – 6 pm)
Ridhi Thaker


Education: Post-graduation from Calcutta University, M. Phil in Clinical Psychology from Institute of Psychiatry. Completed basic and advanced Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) - Case Conceptualization and change processes (May, 2021).

Experience: 4+ Years

Areas of Interest: : Areas of interest include diagnosis and treatment of various psychological concerns through psychotherapy, psychodiagnostic assessment (cognitive, neuropsychological, behavioural, personality, and intellectual), building self-esteem and self-confidence, Anxiety, Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Bipolar, and other psychological disorders.

Languages Known: Hindi, English, Bengali & Gujarati

About Me: I believe in a holistic approach and tailoring according to an individual’s makeup, I use a combination of therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Insight-oriented Therapy, Supportive Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy and Relaxation Therapy.
I have extensive experience in treating and managing individuals of varied age groups suffering from clinical disorders and am also skilled in supporting individuals to cope with their anger concerns, low self-esteem, and ineffective communication; enabling them to live a happier and better quality of life.
I hope to help clients develop and accomplish their personal goals and be there to steer them to move in that direction.

Days and timings: International Fees: USD 30 per session
Maya Sen


Education: Masters of Social Work in Mental Health (Tata Institute of Social Sciences), Masters of Narrative Therapy and Community Work (University of Melbourne)

Experience: 4 Years

Areas of Interest:
  • Exploring connections between gender and mental health especially in the context of gender based discrimination and gender based violence.
  • Navigating the effects of social expectations.
  • Navigating challenges in institutions and workplaces.
  • Responding to Violence and Trauma

Languages Known: English & Bengali

About Me: I’m Maya Sen a narrative therapist at Mansi Therapy. I have completed my Masters in Social Work in Mental Health from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences as well as my Masters in Narrative Therapy and Community Work from the University of Melbourne in collaboration with the Dulwich Centre in Adelaide.
As a narrative therapist, I approach problems with an understanding that tries to separate the problem from the person and look into contextual factors that sustain problems in our lives. I also believe that people have many skills and knowledge of managing problems in their own lives. Through collaborative conversations, I hope to reacquaint people with their abilities.
Along with this, I am associated with the Dulwich Centre as international faculty and a tutor for their Masters program as well as other training programs. I am also engaged in mental health and teaching projects in the social development sector specifically in the areas of child protection and gender-based violence. Apart from being engaged in mental health work, I enjoy listening to music, watching shows, and spending time with loved ones.

Days and timings: Friday- 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday- 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday- 10 am to 4 pm (online)
Husena Dhariwala


Education: M.Sc, M.Phil in Clinical Psychology from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka. (RCI-registered)

Experience: 1 Year

Areas of Interest: All age groups, anxiety, mood spectrum and personality issues, psychological testing.

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Bengali & Gujarati

About Me: I believe in the narrative “Everyone has a unique Life Story” and is extended to each and everyone I come across. In my therapy practice, I try to follow an Eclectic Approach to treatment while drawing work from evidence-based therapies. I further believe a strong therapeutic relationship and focus on the strengths and abilities of the individual can guide therapy to beautiful outcomes.
Apart from being a therapist,
I love watching series, reading mystery novels and hope to travel the world someday!

Days and timings: Monday to Friday (10 am - 6 pm)
Shreya Manot


Education: Post-graduation from the University of Calcutta and M. Phil in Clinical Psychology from Amity University Kolkata. Completed basic and advanced Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) - Case Conceptualization and change processes (May, 2021). Online Training on Solution focused brief therapy by ASFAR (July, 2021).

Experience: 3 Years

Areas of Interest:Working with: Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse disorders, OCD, Borderline personality disorder, childhood disorders and other psychiatric disorders .
Couples counselling, interpersonal relationship related issues, family counselling.
Working with: Self-esteem/Self Confidence issues, Anger problems.
I focus on customizing the psychological interventions individual across all age a groups and use an Eclectic Approach in planning the psychotherapy sessions, using a combination of:
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Supportive Therapy
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Insight Oriented Therapy Techniques

Languages Known: English, Hindi & Bengali

About Me: I have worked in several mental health centres across Kolkata and specialize in diagnosing mental health conditions, psychological assessments and psychotherapy, across all age groups.
I believe in how being aware of the present moment is so essential for a wholesome living. My approach to psychotherapy focuses on facilitating the individual to develop their own set of coping skills and to be able to deal with the difficulties they are facing at present while at the same time utilize these skills in the future.
I also like to research in the mental health field and have a few research publications in my name, apart from which I enjoy swimming, exploring new places and listening to music.

Days and timings: Monday to Saturday (10 am - 6 pm)
Samadrita Saha


Education: Post-graduation and Ph.D from the University of Calcutta

Experience: 12 Years

Languages Known: English, Bengali & Hindi

About Me: I’m Dr. Samadrita Saha, a Psychologist based in Kolkata (India), done my Post graduation and PhD from university of Calcutta, along with international work experience in Hong Kong.
My area of interest are healing through cognitive restructuring (technically named Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, for different mental health issues like, Anxiety, Depression, Anger and Aggression, Crisis & Stress Management, Trauma and Abuse, Relationship Difficulties.
Children mental health is another area of my interest, where I do provide Concentration and Memory building exercises, Social skills training and Parent Management Trainings. Exploration is my basic nature and feel life is all about trial and error practice!

Samadrita Saha


Education: M.Sc. in Counselling Psychology

Experience: 2 years

Area of Interest:My approach is best suited to help young and middle-aged adults deal with issues such as anger and stress management, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression and dysfunctional inter-relationships. Through every session I strive to bring meaning and fulfilment to the lives of my clients and help them achieve their highest potential.

Languages Known: English & Hindi

About Me: Hi, I’m Shivani Sakhrani, I am a counselling psychologist at Mansitherapy. Having studied the subject for over five years and gaining experience in the field, I have developed an eclectic approach to therapy. After completing my M.Sc. in Counselling Psychology from Christ University, I have worked with 300+ clients, and have helped spread awareness about mental health among 5000+ students.

Days and timings: Monday to Saturday (10 am to 6 pm)


Education: M.Sc. Counselling Psychology

Experience: 1 Year

Area of Interest: Working with children, teenagers and adults to deal with concerns like Stress, Anxiety, Low Self-esteem, Depression, Relationship Issues, Problems at Workplace, confusion about Career Choices to name a few.

Types of Therapy: I use an Eclectic Approach (Incorporating concepts from CBT, REBT, Gestalt)

Languages Known: English & Hindi

About Me: Hi, my name is Tarika and I am a counseling psychologist at Mansitherapy. I believe that therapy is for every individual, it is a necessity and not a luxury because it helps them discover as well as reflect on who they really are and also accept those aspects of self. I enjoy spending time by myself listening to music or watching movies or organizing things.

Days and Timings: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays (11:30 am – 5:30 pm)


Education: M.Couns from Monash University, Australia;

Experience: 1 Year

Area of Interest: Adolescents and young adults dealing with career/personal identity/family/relationship issues, palliative care.

Languages Known: English, Hindi & Bengali

Types of therapy: I use an eclectic approach by tailoring a variety of available therapies to the needs of the client.

About Me:Hi, I’m Akshita, a trainee counsellor at MansiTherapy. I’m deeply passionate about gaining new knowledge on anything through any medium. I strongly believe mental health cannot be separated from the social context a person lives in, and I like working with clients to identify these and live a life being authentic to themselves and healing holistically.
I am certified in Psychological First Aid from John’s Hopkins University, and Suicide Prevention from Wesleyan University, and my current role at MansiTherapy includes crisis intervention.

Days and Timings: Monday to Thursday (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)
Saturday & Sunday (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)
Ridhi Thaker


Education: Masters in Psychology from Banaras Hindu University (specialization in Clinical Psychology)

Experience: 1 year

Areas of Interest: : Working with Anxiety, Depression, Low Self-Esteem, Childhood Trauma, Grief, Relationship and Career Issues.

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Bengali.

About Me: Hi! I'm Akanksha, a Counselling Psychologist working as a trainee counsellor at Mansitherapy. My approach is to create a safe space free from judgements and to establish an empathetic environment that nurtures the courage in one to be imperfect. I believe that therapy can enable an individual to thrive and not just survive. When not working, I like spending time in nature, listening to music, watching documentaries or cafe hopping.

Days: Monday to Saturday