Dr. Mareena Wesley
Dr Mareena Susan Wesley is a psychologist in supervised practice who specializes in working with children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing wide range of psychological issues including depression, anxiety, stress, mood swings, behavioural, learning or developmental issues and those finding it difficult to adjust to big changes or challenging events in their lives.
Mareena with her empathetic and compassionate nature always tries to provide a warm therapeutic space where her clients feel welcomed, safe and understood. She adopts an integrative approach to therapy drawing upon client-centred, cognitive- behavioural and emotion-focused approaches as best suited for her clients’ betterment.
She received her Ph.D. and M.Phil.in Clinical Psychology from The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences. She was the University topper for her Bachelor’s, Masters and M. Phil degrees in Psychology. She also was the recipient of research fellowship grant (2010-2015) from the University Grants Commission.
She is trained extensively in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Mindfulness and Strength-Based, Solution-Focused Therapy. She has seen wide variety of clients from all age groups and multi-cultural background which equipped her to become dynamic and agile. She has organized and presented in numerous workshops, webinars, and conferences for corporates, students, and academicians. Mareena also has numerous research publications in peer-reviewed journals. In the past, she has worked as Director of the Client Engagement Team at Silver Oak Health, as Clinical Psychologist at the National Institute of Mental health and Neuro Sciences and as an Assistant Professor at CHRIST University.