Vidya I

Vidya I

 As a researcher and service provider

Biography

 Srividya completed her Master’s in Clinical Psychology at the University of Mumbai, India and went on to work as the sole psychologist in one of the world’s busiest public hospitals. She then pursued her doctoral training in psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of California, Los Angeles and her post-doctoral training at the Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychosis (PEPP) at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. As a clinician, Srividya gained assessment and treatment experience in India, in the United States, and in Canada. Her specific clinical interests are in cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based approaches, the design and delivery of mental health services and early intervention strategies (particularly for psychosis), community-oriented case management, clinical supervision and program leadership. She is also passionate about the mental health care of disadvantaged communities. As a researcher and service provider, Srividya is interested in youth mental health and early intervention, especially in the early phases of psychosis, in Canada and beyond. She is a researcher at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, where she is supported by a Junior 1 Clinical-Research Scholar award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé.

Research Interest

 As a researcher and service provider, Srividya is interested in youth mental health and early intervention, especially in the early phases of psychosis, in Canada and beyond. She is a researcher at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, where she is supported by a Junior 1 Clinical-Research Scholar award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé.