Ms. Harshitha Suresh is a highly conscientious and empathetic individual who is very dedicated when it comes to the field of mental health. She focuses on establishing a climate of trust that helps clients to open up. Her interest in the field of mental health can be attributed to her personal life experiences. She is compassionate and understanding when working with clients in any situation. She believes that when the counsellor is actively listening, the clients feel that they are understood, thus enabling the session to move in the right direction.
She holds a postgraduate degree in Counselling Psychology from Madras School of Social Work. Her areas of interest include anxiety, depression, relationship issues and stress. She believes in using an eclectic approach in counselling with her primary focus being CBT, REBT and SFBT. Through her master’s program, she has obtained experience in using psychometric tests for her clients. She is always looking for opportunities to learn and enhance her skills that will have a positive impact in her counselling sessions.
In addition to this, she exhibits unconditional positive regard and warmth to her clients. She believes that being self-aware is the first step towards achieving growth and she hopes to inculcate this to her clients. According to her, the client and counsellor work together as a team in order to help the client overcome their problems and lead a happy life. Her hobbies include reading books, watching movies and TV shows. Her main aim is to de-stigmatize mental health and make therapy affordable for everyone.