Gitika Talwar

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Gitika Talwar, Ph.D. is a community-clinical psychologist & advocate for bipartisan immigration reform.

Prior to migrating to the US to attend graduate school at Univerity of Maryland Baltimore County, Gitika was a therapist & mental health advocate with Bapu Trust, and a Counselor with Aanchal Trust: Support group for lesbian, bisexual and transgender women.

Throughout graduate school and beyond, Gitika has remained committed to strengths-based therapy and research. She has been a Psychologist with the Cowlitz Tribe where she served the urban Native American community in Seattle. She has also served the student community at University of Washington. Her current clinical and research interests include decolonized, liberation-focussed mental health practices, and mental health of immigrants navigating the legal immigration system in the US.