» 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!

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: Monday to Saturday (12:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
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: 6 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: 3.5 Years

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: 4.5 Years

Areas of Interest: Psychometric assessments and psychotherapy with individuals having: Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse disorders, OCD, Borderline personality disorder.
Working with: Couples counselling, Interpersonal relationship related issues, Self-esteem/Self Confidence issues, Anger problems,Setting boundaries, Coping from Narcissistic Abuse.
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 - 5 pm)
Samadrita Saha


Education: M.Sc. in Counselling Psychology

Experience: 3.5 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)

Masters in Counselling psychology from Christ University, Bangalore

Education: M.Sc. Counselling Psychology

Experience: 2 Years

Area of Interest: I work with clients of the age 12 years and above. I work with concerns such as low mood, anxiety, relationship concerns, marital concerns, adjustment issues, self-esteem, depression, grief, childhood trauma but not restricted to these concerns only.
To address these concerns I use and eclectic approach in my sessions which comprises of cognitive behavioural therapy, REBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution focused brief therapy (SFBT) along with tools from different other therapeutic approaches.

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

Languages Known: English & Hindi

About Me: Hi I am Tarika and I am a counselling psychologist. I believe that no individual can be limited to the labels that they or the society assigns to them. Every human is unique and so is their journey. My aim is to provide clients with the space to help them get in touch with their inner voice and potential which in turn might help them work through different challenges by channelling the strength that they carry within themselves.

Days and Timings: Tuesday- Sunday (10:30 am – 5 pm)


Education: M.Couns from Monash University, Australia;

Experience: 2 Years

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: 2 Years

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


Education: MSc in Counselling Psychology

Experience: 1 Year

Areas of Interest: : My experience extends to adolescents, young adults, and middle-aged individuals, addressing diverse challenges including (but not limited to) anxiety, episodes of profound sadness, heightened emotions, anger and stress, self-esteem struggles, relationship complexities, family discord, grief, career dilemmas, childhood trauma, and issues related to self-identity or sexuality.

Languages Known: English and Hindi.

About Me: Hi, I'm Disha and I go by she/her pronouns. My core values center around equality and inclusivity. I believe that everyone deserves a space where they can be their truest, most authentic and vulnerable self. As a therapist, I strive to create that safe space for individuals. Therapy is a collaborative process, and I am here to help you heal, grow and thrive.
When I am off the clock, I enjoy the comfort of my close-knit circle of friends and family. I am also a sucker for adventures, pretty skies and new experiences

Days: Monday to Saturday (10 am – 8 pm)