Dr. Sunita Rai (PsyD, CMT-P)
Clinical Psychologist, Faculty
The Professional School of Psychology
University of South Australia
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Sunita has been practicing mindfulness since 2009. She is a trained Mindfulness facilitator and coach. She uses her unique ability to incorporate psychology and mindfulness into an integrated practice when conducting workshops and in her psychotherapy services. She co-develops curriculums at the Centre for Mindfulness using approaches from mindfulness, psychology and wellbeing perspectives. She conducts workshops in mindfulness for the general public, in schools for students and teachers and also in organisations for staff development. She also coaches individuals in mindfulness to help individuals lead fulfilling lives. In her doctorate research on wellbeing, she had utilised mindfulness as a part of a unique wellbeing model which she developed. She relies on research evidence and her own experience in teaching mindfulness rather than following fad. She is familiar with various Mindfulness applications such as Generic Mindfulness Practices, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness for Stress Management (MBSR), Mindfulness at Workplace, Mindfulness for Psychotherapists and Counsellors, Mindful Parenting, Mindful Couple Relationships, Mindful Coaching, Mindful Teaching, and Mindfulness and Wellbeing.
Sunita has over 22 years of experience in local and regional marketing; corporate training and staff development; psychotherapy and counselling; education; mindfulness; and wellbeing amongst others. She is a skilled facilitator, coach, psychotherapists and lecturer. She has a Doctor of Psychology, Master of Social Science (Counselling), Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Business in Business Administration with Merit (Marketing Major) amongst her many qualifications. She can converse in English, Mandarin and Hindi.