Ms. Bakul Dua is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist. She has over eleven years of experience in clinical, research, and advocacy settings across Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore. She completed her training at NIMHANS, where she was awarded the M.V Govindaswamy Gold Medal, and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences where she was awarded the Institute Gold Medal. Her therapeutic approach draws on attachment, family systems, and psychodynamic thought. Her practice is informed by a strong social justice framework, anchored in an understanding that structural oppression intersects with social identities to play a major role in psychological distress. Her areas of interest include work with eating disorders, body image, substance abuse, perinatal mental health, mood, and personality disorders. She has previously worked in the area of inclusive development and psychosocial rehabilitation for persons with chronic mental illnesses and developed ''ReachOut'' - a peer advocacy project for school mental health in Mumbai. She is a trained mentalization-based therapy (MBT) practitioner and is also involved in research on psychotherapy, training, and supervision in the Indian context
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