List of South Asian Mental Health Professionals in MN (this is a partial list and the list will be updated as we identify additional professionals):

  • Dr. Enakshi Choudhuri, Ph.D, LPCC, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor     

        Phone: 612-293-0848


  •  Nikhil Kaistha, MS.ED, MA,  LPCC Mental Health Therapist,  Lynn Lake Psychotherapy and 


       333 N.Washington Ave, 5th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55401


       Phone: 612-399-9996 


  • Pallabi Moulik-Gupta is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Plymouth, Plymouth Psych group (Attention Deficit Disorders (ADHD), Counseling, Grief and Bereavement, LGBT Issues, Marriage and Family)


  • Reema Bhattacharya MS, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

      MN Counseling and Couples Center, LLC


      Phone: 763-400-7475


  • Psych Recovery Inc

     Mental health clinic in Saint Paul, Minnesota
     2550 University Ave W suite 229-n, St Paul, MN 55114
     Phone: (651) 645-3115 
     Outpatient Clinic · TMS Therapy · Psychological Testing · DBT · Group Therapy · Intensive 

      Outpatient Program.


  • Shehla Alavi, MD, Psychiatrist ( provides psychiatric evaluations and medical management services for adults experiencing depression, anxiety and other mental disorders)  HealthPartners,  Inver Grove Heights Clinic


  • Sonal Markanda, PhD LP, Licensed Psychologist, Sonder Behavioral Health and Wellness

       P: 952/999.6097, E:, W:

  • Dr. Vibha Kurdikar, Psychiatrist @ Park Nicollet


  • Monica Raina, Classical Homeopathic Practitioner, CCH, Minnesota Center for Homeopathy

      P:952-393-9192, W:

  • Dr. Afshan Anjum, Child Psychiatrist, Univ of MN Clinics, Department of Psychiatry, 

      P: 612.273.8700

  • Zehra Ansari, Ansari Psychological Services, Maplewood, MN 

      P: 651.704.0691 (w), 651.226.5283(c), E:


  • Iminder Saran MD, Adult outpatient psychiatrist, Allina health - unity clinic Fridley, patients ages 18-65 years of age. Dr. Saran treats a wide spectrum of mental illness including depression, anxiety, bipolar ds, schizophrenia, and ADHD.  Contact - Allina website:

  • Sonali Gore Email:, and Dr. Farooqua Jafri,, both work for Hennepin County Mental Health Center which is a community mental health clinic under the public health umbrella for Hennepin County. We serve clients who are on state insurance MA, Medicaid, and Medicare and also serve individuals who do not have any insurance or are underinsured (inability to pay due to high deductible and low income).  Please call the central scheduling line at 612 596 9438. 

List of Organizations focused on mental health needs in the South Asian community within United States:



  3. Mai Family Services: They provide confidential helpline and support in multiple Indian languages and culturally appropriate counseling for different mental health issues, substance abuse, domestic violence, marriage counseling, abuse and referrals to shelters, attorneys, community health resources and therapists. 

  4. They are a storytelling platform which enables South Asians to normalize and discuss issues regarding mental health. You will also find different mental health resources and places where one can seek help.



  7. : An Asian American Therapist’s Guide to Asian American Mental Health

  8. : A comprehensive depression and suicide resource guide

9. Parenting Strengths:     aALnRnmU3QFYQL0NLATMLMOLTK3fqPiheKe5MJhKe2D?continueMode=true 

10. The Taboo of Mental Illness in the South Asian American Community

11. Back to School 2020: Mental health during a Pandemic

12. I'm So Stressed Out! Fact Sheet: This fact sheet provides information on the differences and similarities between stress and anxiety, why it's important to manage stress and anxiety, and tips for coping.

13. Please click below for "Addiction Resource for Parents" and "How to Build a Sober Support Network Guide"


14. Supporting an addicted family member or friend can be overwhelming, but there are many resources that can help you understand and deal with a loved one’s addiction.

15. Practical ways to manage stress and tension. Visit

16. aguide to help those in recovery find the best support group for their needs.

17. resources for Children's Mental health



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