Padma Ali has over 13 years of experience in providing therapy and coaching to adults, couples and adolescents. She has a particular interest in working with couples with cross-cultural issues. Her style of therapy encompasses different modalities of psychotherapy, scientific approaches and spirituality. She believes in a holistic approach to therapy encompassing body, mind and spirit. She is passionate about life and brings that to her work with her clients helping them reach their full potential. Padma integrates her education and experience in Life Coaching into her psychotherapy practice to offer unique symptomatic relief that uses inner strengths and natural resilience to promote growth and sustainability.
She has worked in a number of settings including private practice, schools, non-profit agencies, crisis centers, and hospitals. Padma is fluent in Asian Indian languages, including Hindi and Tamil. She has two Master’s Degree, one in Counseling Psychology and the other in Clinical Psychology. Along with being a licensed psychotherapist, she is also a certified life coach. She is licensed both in MA and CA and also does work over the phone and skype with clients who don’t live locally.
In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, dog and nature. She is a meditator and practices qigong and reiki. She is an avid reader. She loves being out in nature and has varied interests like Western Herbalism.