Ms. Palasha Parikh is a psychologist with an inclination in clinical and public mental health research. She earned her bachelor’s degree in arts with psychology majors from Mumbai University. She has done her master’s degree in psychology from Boston University, Boston, USA at the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences.
She has worked as a Teaching Fellow at Boston University’s Metropolitan college. She assisted the professors with dissemination of experimental psychology course at the Academic Immersion summer program. She has experience working as a youth and family therapist and was the lead IHT clinician. She has in the past, worked as a volunteer with suicide prevention helpline-Samaritans Mumbai and has been an integral part of campaigns and projects related to mental health. She has been trained in Integrated clinical hypnotherapy.
With her continued interest in clinical and therapeutic work with children and adolescents as the key area, Palasha works as a Research Psychologist with Manotsav Foundation. She believes early intervention and support can be a preventive measure in itself. Her vision is to improve mental health of people by collaborating across the globe and contributing with research, evidence-based treatments and promote holistic healing.