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Meet Monica Jacob

Monica Jacob

About Monica

On Maternity Leave

Monica Jacob (MPhil Clin Psych, MSc Clin Psych, BSc Psych) is a psychologist who values trust, empathy, respect, warmth and creativity in the therapy room and seeks to collaboratively help her
clients lead more meaningful, enriched lives.

Monica is passionate about understanding each individual’s unique journey and walking alongside them. She previously worked in a hospital as part of a multidisciplinary team and provided psychotherapy to clients with various mental health needs in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her clinical experience includes working with individuals experiencing mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders and adjustment difficulties.

Monica is dedicated to improving her expertise and knowledge by receiving regular supervision and reviewing research to provide the best possible support to her clients.

Monica has a special interest in:

• Anxiety (social anxiety, generalised anxiety etc)
• Mood disorders
• Assertiveness and social skills
• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
• Geriatric mental health
• Adjustment difficulties (e.g. cross-cultural)

She is also fluent in Malayalam and Hindi.

On weekends, Monica dabbles in faux calligraphy, painting, reading, trying to keep her plants alive and discovering new cuisines.

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