Dr Riddhi Prajapati
Dr Riddhi Prajapati is a qualified clinical psychologist with over 10 years’ experience working across the NHS in community and inpatient settings, as well as the third sector and private sector. Others have described her as warm, thoughtful and supportive, always adapting her approach to best meet the needs of her clients. Alongside her clinical work, Riddhi is a published author and visiting lecturer to DClinPsy training courses. She also offers supervision, mentoring to aspiring and trainee psychologists from racially minoritised backgrounds, consultation and training to staff working in community services.
Riddhi is a second-generation British Indian woman from a working class background. Her personal and professional experiences have shaped her passion for working with individuals in a way that values their lived experiences, social and cultural contexts, and embraces their layered identities through a non-pathological and trauma-informed lens. She can offer support in the English language, alongside Gujarati and Hindi.
Riddhi integrates knowledge from a range of evidence-based models including Compassion-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Narrative Therapy. Her work is also informed by community psychology, the Power Threat Meaning Framework and Internal Family Systems. Through her sessions, Riddhi aims to offer a compassionate and respectful therapeutic space that enables individuals to build upon their own strengths and move towards a life of meaning and harmony.