ASHWINI KULKARNI

Ashwini Kulkarni

Registered Psychologist

 

Ashwini (she/her) is a registered psychologist who has experience working with people of diverse ages, genders, and abilities. She is originally from India and speaks fluent English, Hindi, and Marathi.

 

Ashwini has a warm and non-judgemental approach in therapy and is passionate about creating a safe space that encourages genuine self-exploration and expression. She believes in client-centred and strength-based approaches, and uses multiple modalities to achieve therapy goals. It is important for Ashwini to provide a culturally sensitive treatment, and situating the client in the world which shapes their interactions with themselves and others.

 

Ashwini has clinical experience in treating mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, grief, stress, trauma, low self-esteem, and communication difficulties. She has particular interest in working with clients who face identity dilemmas especially with culture, interpersonal and relationship difficulties, and clients seeking guidance in the sexual health and intimacy spaces. Ashwini is a LGBTQIA+ inclusive and sex positive practitioner. 

 

Clinical interests:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Trauma – childhood, sexual, long-term/complex, recent
  • Personality disorders
  • Communication issues
  • Intimacy issues

 

Ashwini will be available for clients Mondays for day appointments