Pavitra Desai

Psych (Candidate Register)

  • Highest Academic Graduate Degree: MA
  • Gender: Female
  • NSBEP Reg. # C10943

Pavitra Desai holds a Masters degree in Psychology from the University of Mumbai and a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology (equivalent to a clinical internship and degree) from St. Xaviers Institute, Mumbai. She is an experienced Psychologist (Candidate Register) with a demonstrated history of working in the mental health care industry in various environments such as hospitals, schools, clinics, and training centres.

Ms. Desai is skilled in adolescent, young adult, family therapy and psychological assessment. Her clinical interests include depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, body image, relationship issues, transitions and adjustment concerns and trauma counselling. She is also adept in counselling clients with ADHD, disruptive behaviours, family relational problems, and those experiencing everyday stressors, as well as those in crisis situations, including violence, domestic abuse, sudden physical illness, and loss.

Ms. Desai follows a systemic, person-centred approach that is mindful of cultural, ethnic, and economic concerns. She believes that each individual must be treated with dignity and respect and places immense value on individuality and growth. She provides psychotherapy services to clients using a variety of therapeutic modalities including Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy which she selects and integrates based on her patients’ unique presenting difficulties and readiness for change.

Practitioner Particulars

Private Practice

Dr. Hubley Carruthers and Associates

First Floor
1331 Brenton Street
Halifax NS  B3J 2K5
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Pavitra Desai’s Availability

Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5:30 pm.

Supplemental Notes

Will direct bill to Blue Cross.