Hi, I'm Mallika.
I am inspired and humbled by the human experience. For over 20 years, I have been seeking to understand and be with this experience more fully. This has taken many forms, including spiritual practices, theater training and performance, practicing as a therapist in the Bay Area and my own therapeutic healing.
I have spent many years living and working in the creative process, playing, writing, feeling and expressing through a number of artistic modalities. This has been a rich and deeply nourishing space for me. The relationship between art and healing is undeniable to me.
Just before becoming a mother, I earned my Masters in Clinical Psychology and began working as a therapist. I developed a unique passion for working with clients in and around their experience of motherhood. I continued my educational journey to study and teach from the RIE framework of raising children, holding parent/child classes and Conscious Mothering groups.
I have also pursued my interest in ceremonial rituals, rites of passage, ancestral healing and earth-based medicine through study with various mentors. This is a very active learning process for me, as I am currently studying the Bhagavad Gita, as well as doing deep healing work with ancestral wounds.
I am able to a sabbatical for my current study and healing processes, and am not working with client's at this time. If you'd like to stay informed about when I will be opening up new offerings or returning to teaching, please subscribe to my email list.
I am still working to produce The Wild and Wise Podcast.
CREDENTIALS AND AFFILIATIONS
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in CA #97541
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Drama
Member of Bay Area Infant Toddler Network
Member of Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE®)