Trained as a clinical psychologist, Mahima is passionate about creating spaces where individuals and teams can identify their emotional experiences and use their awareness to foster inclusion, belonging and organizational change. She advises companies on workplace well-being, trauma informed practices, product design, and inclusion and belonging initiatives. After a long tenure in community mental health she shifted her focus to helping organizations prioritize their employees mental wellness. Mahima maintains a private practice in San Francisco and teaches at several graduate level training programs. She volunteers at mental health organizations that serve the needs of refugees and asylum seekers. Mahima serves on the board of the Women’s Audio Mission (WAM). She was born in Chennai, India and immigrated to the United States as an adult. She lives in San Francisco and fantasizes about becoming a chef sometime during her lifetime.