Hi, I’m Hvovi.

I am a psychologist, specialised in clinical psychology with 18 years experience. I work with adults, teens and children to manage a broad spectrum of conditions and live healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Hvovi Bhawagar

My Approach

My approach has been developed over 18 years of experience working with adults, children and teenagers, dealing with clinical disorders and adjustment issues. My therapy approach is to create a safe environment for you to share your deepest concerns and our relationship as client-therapist will be based on professional ethics.

There are no secrets from you about your diagnosis – I will collaborate with you on your journey rather than lead you by the hand. You will have to do the work. Through therapy, you and I will embark on a journey that moves you from frustration, depression, anxiety and hopelessness to having a clear plan for creating a happier and fulfilled life.

I will work with you to get to the root of your issues and work and act upon what matters most to you in life. I will nurture your journey with empathy, compassion and trust and avoid judgements about your lifestyle choices.

My Credentials

I have a Masters in Clinical Psychology from SNDT University (Mumbai) and I am currently pursuing my Ph.D on Traumatic stress from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. I have been practising for 18 years.

I am a Consultant with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Oberoi International School, Bipolar India, RobinAge Newspapers and Human Dynamic.

I am affiliated with the American Psychological Association (APA). I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) from the Trauma Recovery Network, USA and offer volunteer services to EMDR Association in India as a supervisor and facilitator for EMDR training.

Apart from private practice, I conduct mental health awareness, stress management, parenting and work-life balance workshops for organisations, hospitals and educational institutes. In the past, I have done work with NIIT, Tata Memorial Hospital, SKF India, EuroKids International, Dr Reddy’s, Hiranandani Foundation School, Oracle Financial Services, Quintiles, HSBC, Apollo Wellness, Lionbridge Technologies, PALL India, Fortis Hospital, Welspun Group, Saifee Hospital, DHFL among others.

I write to raise awareness about mental health on my blog and through the media. My articles and quotes have been featured in Mumbai Mirror, DNA, Hindustan Times, Time of India, MidDay, The Week, Economic Times, iDiva, Education Times, Planet Powai, RobinAge and Complete Wellbeing.