Your Well-being Matters

Psychologist Counselor Support

At Somaiya Vidyavihar University, our students’ holistic well-being is paramount. To ensure you have the support you need, we’re pleased to introduce our University Psychologist Counselor, available to both our student body and the SVU community at large.

Seeking help when needed is a strength. We encourage our students, faculty and staff to utilize these services for their well-being and overall success. If you or someone you know may benefit from these services, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Key Services Offered

  • Personal Counseling

    Tailored sessions addressing a range of concerns from academic pressures, social anxieties, emotion regulation, interpersonal relationships, trauma, medical conditions, to career counseling.

  • Workshops

    Periodic workshops addressing prevalent student concerns. Look out for announcements on specific topics and schedules.

  • Staff Support

    Our counseling services are not limited to students. Both teaching and non-teaching staff can avail of personal sessions and workshop benefits upon request.

Kshitija Sawant

University Psychologist Counselor

M.A in Mental Health Counseling,
The City College of New York, USA

M.A in Clinical Psychology, University of Mumbai

B.A in Psychology, Jai Hind College, Mumbai

Kshitija Sawant brings over a decade of international experience in Mental Health, having served in India and the USA. With expertise in assisting teenagers and adults across varied cultures, she specializes in career guidance, stress management, depression, anxiety, and obesity.

Kshitija is a certified practitioner of EMDR for trauma and grief, as well as REBT. Her commendable work includes counseling for cancer survivors and the visually impaired. She is also an esteemed member of the EMDR Association of India

Apart from her practice, Kshitija is recognized as a Dale Carnegie certified trainer and has led training programs across schools and corporates in India. Notably, she’s been featured in ‘The Economic Times’ and ‘Dainik Bhaskar’ for her pioneering efforts in career counseling and youth mental health.


Aryabhat Building, Ground Floor, Medical Room, Somaiya Vidyavihar Campus.

  • Counselor Schedule
  • Monday: 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 02:00 pm to 05:30 pm
  • Thursday: 02:00 pm to 05:30 pm
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