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Vanitha Chandrasegaram

Drama Therapist

Vanitha Chandrasegaram has 19 years of work experience as a psychotherapist. She received her Masters of Science in Psychology, from Pittsburg State University, USA and a second master’s degree in Dramatherapy from the University of Hertfordshire, UK. Vanitha is a certified yoga instructor, receiving her yoga teacher’s training from Siddhi Yoga Rishikesh, India. Her international experience includes working for the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom, various non-governmental organizations (NGO), and Universities throughout Malaysia. She has led a home for over 70 underprivileged children from ages 4 to 16 as well as worked with women and children who have been abused. 

She has presented at conferences and facilitated workshops, providing training for mental health practitioners and educators in Malaysia, Australia, India, Iceland, USA,  Lebanon and Singapore. As a published writer, Vanitha’s research in areas of cultural diversity, grief, anxiety, trauma, and working with adolescence has appeared in professional journals and psychology books.

She is an active member of the Centre for Creative Arts Therapy Association, Malaysia, and North American Drama Therapy Association. 

Vanitha Chandrasegaram
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