About Ritu

I am an Indian-American child of immigrants. As a woman of color and a survivor of trauma, I have navigated toxic forces and environments in both my personal and professional life. 

My work is informed by a combination of: my lived experience, having the opportunity to invest in my own education and healing, and a deep commitment to social justice. I walk with the authority of my experiences and knowledge base as well as an understanding that I have MUCH left to learn from those around me.

I view collective political action as a way to facilitate both individual AND collective healing. I reject that therapists have to compartmentalize their identities in order to serve other human beings. That is what capitalism, patriarchy, colonialism, racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, classism, and all other oppressive and toxic social forces ask us to do. 

They ask us to sacrifice our freedom of expression and our authenticity. If this message resonates with you, please consider following my work. If you are able to, please consider investing in my work.

I would love for you to join our Collective of Healing, Creativity, and Political Action.