I earned my M.A. in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from Eastern Illinois University. I am bilingual (English/ Hindi) and bicultural, having moved to the United States from India in 2004 and went through my journey of acculturation. My current areas of interest are Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Meditation, Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization (EMDR) for for effectively healing from trauma and Suicide Prevention. I also enjoy outreach related to decreasing stigma around mental health, increasing help seeking and assisting individuals in increasing resilience and life skills.