Mahalakshmi  is  a Psychologist, Behavior Psycho Therapist and  Holistic wellness professional with over 20 years experience. She is a   Masters in Social  Work  with Medical and Psychiatry from Madras School of Social Work and Masters in Psychology from Madras University. She integrates Psychological  techniques  with various  traditional Complementary  healing systems, Wellness and Psycho  therapies that she mastered very early in life  and bringing about lasting changes in the lives of individuals. She is a firm believer and practitioner of wellness by self transformation and positive psychology approach.  With her vast experience working in various NGO, Govt Departments and Institutions, she started  Sahayam Intervention Centre at  Dwarka in 2014 which is Regd LLP,  where-in she integrates  Conventional psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Complimentary healing systems. She has extensively contributed towards betterment of students  with Disabilities viz: Autism, Cerebral palsy, ADHD,ADD etc.  She has developed   tailor made courses and workshops for adolescents   and   adults  and same has been advocated for schools, colleges and corporate. She is also accomplished in conducting various workshops on women empowerment, sensitization on POSCO act, Sensitisation on Sexual harassment at work place,  Motivation, Emotional Enrichment, Managing Relationship for better life  etc.  She has presented papers in various national and international seminars  and  some  salient ones are :

  • “Intervention for Invisibly Disabled “at International Conference of Cognitive Behaviour Psychology, Singapore.
  • “Understanding the Psychology of Urban Domestic Violence in India” at International conference on Professionalism in Victim Assistance Programs: Role of Psychologists, Social Workers, NGOs, Judiciary and Government, O P Jindal Global University ,Sonipat, Haryana
  • “Counseling: A Misunderstood Profession” at National Conference on Mental Health and Wellbeing at IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, Delhi
  • “Counseling Trends in India” at International Conference of Indian Association of Applied Psychologists, Cochin.
  • “Role of Parents and Teachers in Coping Patterns of Children and Adolescents”  at National Conference on Stress and Well Being of Adolescents , Sri Venketeshwara University
  • “Effectiveness of Pranic Healing in Treatment of Asthma” at World Health Congress.
  • “Study on Marital adjustment between Working and Nonworking Women” at Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists.

Mahalakshmi  has authored a book, I am My Own Sunshine based on mental health   - ISBN 978-93-82792-18-5.

Office Address : 31 DDA SFS Flats Sector 5 Dwarka N Delhi -110075

Contact Details : 9971130176 ; 011-49078568


  • 22 years

  • MSW( medical& psychiatry); MSc Psychology