Meet Our Team

  • We are an interdisciplinary team of psychologists, design thinkers, development sector professionals and technologists
  • We believe in collective action
  • We are working towards making mental health accessible to all
  • We co-create therapeutic interventions with you to suit your context, at your convenience to alleviate your concerns

Vartika Modi 
Clinical Psychology

Vartika is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist with experience of over 7 years in the mental health field. She completed her Master of Arts in Psychosocial Clinical Studies from Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) and her Master of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from PGIMER, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Delhi. She is licensed to practice in India through her RCI number. She uses context-based approaches to mental health which factors in one’s culture, as well as their individual ecosystem to understand people better. She believes that not thoughts or feelings in themselves alone, rather one’s individual relationship to themselves is what determines the quality of their mental health. She provides a safe space to deal with difficult topics of shame, embarrassment, guilt, stress, and painful events in one’s life. In addition to the remission of symptoms, she also aims to work with her clients to be able to create a meaningful life rooted in one’s personal values.

Dr. Ashish Bansal 
Neuro Psychiatry

Dr. Ashish completed his MD Psychiatry from PGIMER, Chandigarh. As a mental health professional, his approach towards psychiatry stems from treating and containing symptoms which hampers one's daily functioning. More than following a syndromal model of treatment, he looks to provide relief from a biopsychosocial lens.

Agrima Chatterjee 
Counselling Psychology and Facilitation

A graduate from Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi, Agrima completed her Masters in Applied Counselling Psychology from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Chennai. She is also a certified Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper. Her comprehensive understanding of mental health concerns drives her to adopt a bio-psycho-social approach to therapy that highlights the role of society, culture and community as important determinants of mental health. She believes that an authentic therapeutic alliance in a safe space is a major tool of shift and growth, and offers a collaborative approach that resembles two people on a journey together to find meaning in perceived chaos. With creativity as her strong suit, Agrima enjoys using different mediums of expressive arts therapy with her clients as it aids in focusing on the process and in reflection.

Aastha Madaan 
Marketing and Counselling | Counselling Psychology

Aastha Madaan is a UNESCO- CID certified Expressive Art Therapist. She did her graduation in psychology from I.P College for Women, her masters in Psychosocial Clinical Psychology from Ambedkar University Delhi and bachelors of education from MDU. She is an ardent believer of the creative process and its power to enable self-exploration in the therapeutic realm.

Rajiv Agrawal 
Counselling Psychology and Technology

Mr. Rajiv is a jack of many trades. He has degrees in both computer and social sciences. Nonetheless, he also has over twenty certificates in several fields from cryptography, machine learning, computer neurology, and more. Adding to his resume, he is currently enrolled in the Executive Fellow Programme in Management at IIM Kashipur. Mr. Rajiv is proficient at psychology with a post-graduation in clinical psychology. His clientele ranges from business professionals, entrepreneurs to people with clinical concerns like substance abuse and OCD to name a few. He assists them in achieving more control over their lives and is known to inspire people to take the leap of faith that one needs to try something new.

Dr. S. A. Basir 
Neuro Psychiatry

Dr. Basir is a renowned psychiatrist with more than twenty-seven years of experience in handling thousands of clients, who require timely psychiatric intervention for their mental health concerns. He believes in focusing on holistic health and is deeply admired by his clients for his promising treatment which is deeply rooted in empathy and effective listening. Dr. Basir says, “Therapeutic aid is notably important and must go along hand in hand with psychiatric treatment.” He holds an MBBS degree from S. C. B. Medical College and a Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine from Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi. He is currently based in India but has also worked in the U.K and Saudi Arabia in the past. He is a sensitive and artistic professional who proudly shuns all the stereotypes associated with the term ‘psychiatrist’.

Siddhant Khurana 

Mr. Siddhant is a self-coached psychology enthusiast with a curious soul. He carries himself with contagious enthusiasm and strives to learn something new every day. An engineer by degree and an entrepreneur by profession, he heads team building and communication at the Mind Piper. He has mastered the art of effective communication and wonderfully strikes a balance between being a manager and a co-worker. Motivated by his own struggles with mental health, Siddhant spearheads the organizational vision of providing accessible mental health care to all. His intent to reach the communities at the margins, the skill of networking and his passion to have conversations over food make him an interesting blend of intensity and fun in the team.

Tamanna Edwards 
Counselling Psychology and Facilitation

Tamanna is a person-centered psychotherapist who aims to provide her clients with a safe and supportive environment to explore their concerns. She has completed her M.A in Applied Counseling Psychology from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and received further training by completing her MSc in Mental Health and Psychological Approaches from The University of Edinburgh, UK. She specialises in working with young people and adults and uses a narrative and systemic approach grounded in clients’ socio-cultural context. A mental health advocate, she aims to demystify and normalise mental health in order to make it accessible for all sections of society. Through values of empathy and respect, she is committed to facilitating the clients' journey of empowerment and growth in sessions. Her areas of expertise are - grief, bereavement, loss, relationship concerns and personal growth. She is a reflective team player who adds depth to the Mind Piper Squad.

Shubhanshi Gupta 
Counselling Psychology and Facilitation

Shubhanshi is a graduate from Indraprastha College for Women, Delhi University and has completed her Master's in Applied Psychology from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She specializes in working with young adults and integrates socio-cultural lens in her practice. Shubhanshi believes that therapists and clients are fellow travelers in the process of therapy, who work together towards self-discovery and growth. Her approach in therapy is client-centered, which is facilitated in a space of trust, respect and authenticity. She maintains unconditional positive regard with her clients and holds empathy as a strong tool in her therapeutic work.

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