Registered Clinical Psychologist (HKPS)
Registered Counselor (HKPCA)
Doctorate Candidate (Calsouth), USA
M.A Clinical Psychology ( DU), India
MSoSc Behaviour Health ( HKU), Hongkong
M.A School Counselling (PSU), USA
B.A Psychology ( DU), India
Certified Motivational Interview Trainer, MINT
Certification in compulsions and substance use disorder, Stanford Medical School
Advanced EMDR Practitioner, Hongkong
Advanced Schema Therapist, ISST
Ms. Verma has over 21 years of experience in Psychology practice after graduate school. She supports children, teenagers, adults, and families with all kinds of psychological issues. She is fluent in English and Hindi.
Ms Verma’s practice spirit is strength-based and rooted in multicultural sensitivity. She has studied, worked, and lived in India, the USA, and Shanghai and currently lives in Hong Kong. While helping her clients, she is aware to consider how cultural-specific phenomena influence one’s worldview. With her extensive specialization in psychology, she is proud to integrate various therapeutic approaches to help her clients with all issues including Addictions and Substance Abuse, Depression, Self-harm, Suicide ideation, Grief, Anxiety and Trauma, ADHD, and Personality and mood Disorders. Ms. Verma’s initial training has been in client-centered therapy and CBT and she has later derived advanced tools from Body-Mind-spirit (I-BMS), advanced EMDR, and Schema Therapy (ST). Additionally, her passion lies in motivational interviewing to work with all clients with compassion and collaboration spirit of Motivational Interviewing (MI).
She is passionate about community mental health and has working experience in various settings including NGOs, Schools, Multi-disciplinary teams, and Private practice in India, the USA and Hong Kong. She is a certified grief counselor and also effectively works with the elderly population. Ms Verma’s specialized education and experience as a School Counsellor supports her expertise in working with young children and teens embedded in the family system approach along with interpersonal therapy. She is passionate about delivering psychoeducation to parents and teachers for all school-related issues including Autism, ADHD, self-harm, self-esteem, family communication, peer conflicts, and academic pressure.
Ritu Verma is certified in tele-mental health and digital ethics and offers effective online sessions.
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