e M b r a c e
  • New Delhi, India

  • Mon-Sat: 10.00 AM - 06:00 PM


Dr Supriya Malik

Founder & Psychologist

Supriya received her Ph.D. in Psychology from University of Birmingham, U.K. For the last 14 years she has worked with a range of developmental and mental health disorders in Delhi and the UK, setting up early intervention programmes as well as leading diagnostic services.

Supriya is passionate about working with children, adolescents and young adults, improving quality of therapeutic services and building capacity. She has trained in various evidence-based programmes and is an expert in carrying out diagnostic and multidisciplinary assessments.

Supriya is a board member of the Indo-Canadian Autism Network (I-CAN). eMbrace is also recognised as a center of excellence for autism through I-CAN. Supriya has been awarded the Business World 40 under 40 award for her contribution to Healthcare in India.

Dr Sara Tookey

Ph.D., DClinPsy, MA, BA; Professional registrations/licenses C.Psychol. (BPS), Clinical Director

Expertise: Specialisms in physical health and illness (including cancer, palliative/terminal illness, and end-of-life issues), neurodivergence, gender, sexuality and relationship diversity, existential crises, anxiety and depression, bereavement, grief and loss, and integration following profound experiences with non-ordinary states of consciousness (including psychedelic integration). Dr. Tookey also works as a psychotherapist supporting participants on psychedelic clinical research trials, investigating psychedelics for treatment of various mental health conditions and advises on psychedelic clinical research.

Therapy Modality (Approach): Integrative therapist, working flexibly across multiple therapeutic approaches (including CBT, CFT, EMDR, Existential Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic, ACT, Systemic, Somatic Approaches) to design a therapeutic package that suits the unique needs of her clients.

Experience: 17 years of experience in mental health, working for the National Health Service, UK, as well as charities and private sectors in the UK, USA, and India.

Languages: English.

Fun fact: I'm a twin and dancing is one of my greatest joys in life.

Go to Quote: "The wound is the place where the Light enters you." – Rumi

Dr. Mahima Sahi

Programme Director

Expertise: Clinical Psychology

Therapy Modality (Approach): Her approach to therapy is client-centered, focusing on the holistic well-being of the client by considering their mental, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual aspects. She primarily utilizes Narrative and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, supplemented by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Behavioral Therapy (BT), to ensure a tailored and effective treatment plan.

Experience: Over 7 years of experience

Languages: English, Hindi, and Punjabi.

Fun fact: I see humor in every situation, finding the light even in the darkest moments.

Go to Quote: "When you're the anvil, bear; when you're the hammer, strike!"

Mental Health Services

Palkee Baruah

Head Clinical Psychologist

Expertise: Anxiety disorders, Depression, Relationship concerns, Adult ADHD, Adult Autism, Self and identity issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Adolescent mental health, Self-esteem issues, Emotional regulation, Fears and phobias, Personality disorders, Grief, General life concerns and stressors.

Therapy Modality (Approach): She believes in the power of collaboration between the therapist and the client. Her therapeutic approach is grounded in empathy, active listening, and the creation of a safe, non-judgmental space where clients can explore their thoughts and feelings openly. She utilizes evidence-based treatments such as cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) and Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) along with mindfulness techniques to tailor interventions to each individual's unique needs and goals. She is also informed by intersectionality, feminism, trauma, caste, and queer affirmative lenses.

Experience: 6+ years

Languages: English, Assamese and Hindi

Fun fact: If I could only eat one type of food for the rest of my life, it would be aloo pitika and I love travelling!

Go to Quote: Therapy: Because even superheroes need a sidekick for their mental battles.

Vibha Rungta

Clinical Psychologist

Vibha is a licensed Clinical Psychologist specialising in both therapy and clinical assessments. She completed her M.Phil in Clinical Psychology (RCI recognized) from Amity University in 2017.

Vibha is skilled at conducting cognitive and psychological assessments including diagnostic assessments for ADHD, Learning Disorders and mental health disorders.

She has extensive experience working with teenagers, young adults and adults in both assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic set ups. During the course of her educational and career journey, she has presented several research papers and partaken in various workshops.

She has served as a Psychologist at various centres around North India. Her specialisms include LGBTQIA+ issues, Borderline Personality Disorder, OCD, Anxiety Disorder, ADHD and Behavioural Disorders. She is equipped with different therapy modalities and trained in online therapy. Her commitment towards the LGBTQIA+ community earned her the “Queer-Friendly Psychologist” award from the Awadh Queer Pride Committee in 2019.

Experience: 5 years
Languages: Hindi and English.

Janvi Parekh

Clinical Psychologist

Expertise: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship concerns, Couples therapy and counselling, Neurodevelopmental Conditions, Psychological Assessments, Career Guidance

Therapy Modality (Approach): Trauma-informed; Queer-affirmative, Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).

Experience: 4+ years

Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati

Fun fact: In the era of personalized playlists, I find myself drawn to the unpredictability of radio.

Go to Quote: "I helped a person climb a mountain and found that I too had reached the top."~ Anonymous

Hiral Sangoi

Clinical Psychologist

Expertise: Working with adolescents and adults to address concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues, substance dependence, neurodevelopmental conditions, behavioral disorders, parental counseling, caregiver burden, among others. Proficient in conducting a variety of clinical assessments including intelligence tests, autism and ADHD assessments, neuropsychological batteries, projective tests and personality tests.

Therapy Modality (Approach): Employing an eclectic approach tailored to the unique concerns of each client's needs, with a primary focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Person-centred approaches.

Experience: 4 years

Languages: English, Hindi, Kutchi, Marathi and Gujarati

Fun fact: A clinical psychologist with a cup of cold coffee and a thriller book in hand, always ready to decode the mysteries of the mind- both in fiction and reality.

Go to Quote: "Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain." - Vivian Greene

Aashna Narang

Expressive Arts Therapist and Psychotherapist

Expertise: Childhood Trauma, Inner child healing, Attachment issues, Relationship issues, Self-esteem and identity, Grief and loss

Therapy Modality (Approach): Expressive arts therapy.

Experience: 5 years

Languages: Hindi & English

Fun fact: I can make you laugh in under 5 seconds

Go to Quote: “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in” -Leonard Cohen

Shreya Singhal

Child and Adolescent Psychologist

Expertise: Emotional and behavioural concerns in children and young adults, parenting work

Therapy Modality (Approach): Trauma-focused approach; CBT

Experience: 8 years

Languages: Hindi and English

Fun fact: Her special talent is to guess climaxes of thriller series and beat others at their game of Uno.

Go to Quote: "Each child is a story yet to be told"

Anupriya Kapoor

Clinical Psychologist

Anupriya is an RCI licensed Clinical Psychologist with 12+ years of experience in assessing and treating individuals with various emotional, mental and behavioural disorders. She has been successful at accurate diagnoses and working closely with high-risk patients. Has extensive experience providing crisis intervention, psychological evaluations and psychotherapy services to children, adolescents and adults. Expertise in suicide prevention, self-harm, sexual assault and other trauma-related disorders. Over the past few years, she has also been involved extensively in creating school policies on bullying, child protection, and sex education curriculum across many schools in Delhi/NCR.

An experienced instructor, with certifications in child protection and safeguarding from the Council of International Schools (CIS), who has conducted over 50 training sessions in diverse schools (CBSE/IB) across multiple states. The training programs encompass a wide range of topics, including CCE, life skills, classroom management, parenting, sex education, child health and protection, recognition of signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, as well as familiarity with child protection policies and the POCSO Act (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012).

Experience: 12+ years
Languages: English & Hindi

Dr. Madhur Rathee

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Madhur has treated and helped more than 5000 patients through his psychiatric experience over the last 5 years. He has touched and impacted lives locally and globally. Dr. Madhur is known for his empathetic and patient- centred approach, actively listening to patients' concerns and tailoring treatment plans to their unique needs. He is also experienced in utilizing a wide range of therapeutic modalities, including psychotherapy, medication management, and other evidence-based treatments, to help individuals overcome their mental health challenges.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Madhur is actively involved in research and education within the field of psychiatry, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in areas of Mood disorders and substance use disorders. Dr. Madhur is also a sought-after speaker at conferences and a dedicated mentor to aspiring psychiatrists.

His clinical interests are neurosis, stress, depression, psychosis, and sexual health. In free time, he plays Chess, reads, writes poetry. He is also an active advocate of mental health and well-being through social media & and public speaking platforms.

Experience: 5 years
Language: English and Hindi

Dr Sneha Sharma

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Sneha Sharma, Consultant psychiatrist and deaddiction specialist, holds an MBBS and MD from Lady Hardinge Medical College, showcasing her exceptional academic prowess and dedication to the field. With a decade of experience, she has served as a senior resident in LHMC and its associate hospitals, honing her expertise in patient care and clinical practice. She is a staunch advocate of evidence-based medicine and follows a holistic biopsychosocial approach to diagnosis and treatment. Beyond her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Sneha Sharma is deeply committed to raising awareness about mental health issues and advancing academic research in the field. She has authored several research articles in both national and international journals. She is an active member of the psychiatrists’ association and is involved in workshops, training and conferences. Her proactive involvement in these endeavours underscores her passion for improving mental health outcomes and shaping the future of psychiatric care.

Experience: 10 years
Language: English and Hindi

Clinical Supervisor

Dr Simona Chereji

Simona is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who has clinically worked for more than 15 years in public and private settings, both in the UK and overseas. She has extensive training and working experience in various therapeutic models, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Rational-Emotive and Behavioural Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing).

She regularly updates herself with the latest outcomes in clinical research relating to different psychological disorders and the effectiveness of intervention models.

She has experience in working with a wide variety of mental health disorders on a spectrum of complexity. Her specialist interest is in trauma-related disorders and dissociative disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and social anxiety. In addition to her clinical experience, she also has experience in offering supervision and training to healthcare professionals.

Child Development Centre

Kunzes Namgyal

Child Psychologist

Expertise: behavioural concerns, emotional concerns, early intervention, school readiness.

Therapy modality: She is an empathetic psychologist who likes to provide a safe and judgement free space for the client. She believes in creating more awareness and sensitivity around mental health to reduce stigma. She uses CBT and the principles of ABA in my practice.

Experience: 3 years

Languages: English and Hindi

Fun fact: I love trying new cuisines from around the world and I enjoy listening to Korean music.

Go to Quote: "Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck."- Dalai Lama

Urvashi Sharma

Child Psychologist

Early intervention, managing behavioral and emotional concerns, and parent training.

Therapy modality: Play-based and child-led therapy.

Experience: 3 years

Languages: English and Hindi

Fun fact: I love to dance and travel

Go to Quote: Every child is a different kind of flower, and all together they make this world a beautiful garden.

Tanmay Kapahi

Child Psychologist

Tanmay is a Developmental Psychologist, with a Masters in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has worked with children as well as adolescents with various neurodevelopmental concerns, over a span of 4 years.

She holds an Advanced Diploma in Neurodevelopmental Play Therapy, under the guidance of Dr. Sue Jennings (UK). Her primary area of work is Early Intervention for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and working with parents and families closely during the therapeutic process is an integral part of her approach. Apart from therapy, Tanmay is also trained in conducting psycho-educational, cognitive, and developmental assessments, and creating comprehensive psychological reports.

Experience: 4 years
Languages: Hindi, English

Arohi Bhatia

Child Psychologist

Expertise: Early childhood development and disorders. Parent counseling, training and psychoeducation.

Therapy Modality (Approach): Client-centric, coaching model. Collaboration and Empathy are key pillars of the approach. Evidence-based practices like Pathways.

Experience: 4 years of experience,

Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, and French.

Fun fact: I'm extremely adventurous! From sky-diving, snorkelling, to bungee jumping I've done it all :)

Go to Quote: "Every child is unique, and every journey is worth supporting."

Aayushi Kapoor

Senior Occupational Therapist

Expertise: Multitude of diagnoses and has a primary interest in those related to motor and neurodevelopmental dysfunction such as Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, and acquired inquiry. Sensory integration, developmental therapy, Neuro-sensory-motor and rhythmic movement reflex integration, Handwriting without tears and Phonics.

Therapy Modality (Approach): Developmental approach, Floortime Approach, Sensory motor, Auditory programs, Compensatory and Remedial Approaches, Therapeutic Programmes.

Experience: 6+ years

Languages: English and Hindi.

Fun fact: : Loves collecting memories and cherishes them louder.

Go to Quote: “Make today full of possibilities”

Pooja Singh

Occupational Therapist (OT)

Expertise: Sensory Integration. Her expertise lies in empowering children and families to excel in essential daily activities or ADLs, with a specialized emphasis on honing skills crucial for their overall development, including sensory processing, fine motor skills, and motor planning.

Therapy Modality (Approach): Sensory Integration, Child-led Play.
She is deeply committed to creating interventions that are not only effective but also enjoyable for her young clients, emphasizing the importance of meaningful, fun play activities as the cornerstone of learning and development.

Experience: 2 years

Languages: English and Hindi.

Fun fact: : Finds solace in spirituality and enjoys comforting meals with loving company.

Go to Quote: “If they can't learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.”

Ruhi Mahajan

Office Manager

Ruhi is the backbone of our organisation. She has been working for the last 15 years in various administrative roles across a variety of sectors and organisations.

Sanjeevni Thanga Raj

Occupational Therapist (OT)

Expertise: Sanjeevni Thanga Raj oversees the Front Office and manages all operational needs for eMbrace. Before joining eMbrace, he served as an Office Manager at Vitkovice India Power Pvt. Ltd., accumulating 16 years of experience in administrative roles across multiple multinational corporations. Sanjeevni holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Hons.) from Delhi University.

Experience: 16 years

Languages: English, Hindi and Tamil

Fun fact: : Love playing cricket and Cooking

Michalle Goel

Head Intern

Michalle’s responsibilities primarily involve content creation, app development, and resource development. Currently she is pursuing her BA (Hons) in Applied Psychology at Delhi University. She is deeply committed to leveraging technology and creative resources to promote mental health awareness and accessibility. Her role allows her to contribute to meaningful initiatives within eMbrace, aligning with our mission to make mental health support more accessible for everyone. It's a privilege for us to have work with us.