The Alternative Story

The Alternative Story

Counselling services that are affordable, intersectional feminist, trauma-informed, kink-aware, queer-affirmative and caste aware.

Paras, Counselling Psychologist at The Altenative Story, Bangalore

Paras Sharma

Counselling Psychologist

Extensive Experience as a development sector expert, therapist, and trainer.

Ahla, Clinical Psychologist at The Alternative Story, Bangalore

Ahla Matra

Clinical Psychologist

Extensive experience providing therapy in online and offline formats

Naina, Counselling Psychologist at The Alternative Story, Mumbai

Naina Shahri

Counselling Psychologist

Extensive experience in providing therapy to individual and group settings.

Prarthana, Counselling Psychologist at The Alternative Story, Bangalore

Prarthana Sham

Counselling Psychologist

Experienced in working with individuals on issues of addiction, interpersonal relationships

Shamal, Counselling Psychologist at The Alternative Story, Mumbai

Shamal Jaykar

Counselling Psychologist

Extensive experience in providing therapy to survivors of Child Sexual Abuse.

Aryan, Clincal Psychologist at The Alternative Story, Mumbai

Aryan Somaiya

Clinical Psychologist

Experienced in providing therapy through technology based modes to young and middle-aged adults.

Deeksha, Counsellor at The Alternative Story

Deeksha Bala

Counselling Psychologist

Presently working on three research projects, two on LGBTQIA+ and one on indigenous psychology.

Suma, Counsellor at The Alternative Story

Suma Narayanan

Counselling Psychologist

Currently involved in research projects involving substance use and grief and bereavement.

Apeksha, Counselling Psychologist at The Alternative Story

Apeksha 

Counselling Psychologist

Experience of working with clients with Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Trauma, Abuse, Suicidal ideations, Interpersonal difficulties, Family or marital issues.

Aishwarya, Counsellor at The Alternative Story

Aishwarya

Counselling Psychologist

Passionate about creating awareness on mental health and her inclination is towards humanistic and postmodern approaches.

Apoorva, Counsellor at The Alternative Story

Apoorva

Counselling Psychologist

Especially interested in working with trauma survivors, and those with grief and loss. 

Anchitha, Counsellor at The Alternative Story

Anchitha

Counselling Psychologist

Experienced in working with interpersonal issues, women’s mental health concerns, trauma and grief, who is also a passionate learner and a feminist with a vision to work for marginalized section, women’s mental health and uproot stigma towards mental health.

Saniya, Counsellor at The Alternative Story

Saniya Sidhu

Clinical Psychologist

Working with young and middle-aged adults, LGBTQ+ population, survivors of trauma

Yasmin, Counsellor at The Alternative Story

Yasmin Paul

Counselling Psychologist

Working with adoloscents, young adults and women and families – Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and Personality difficulties, Conflict and Crisis Counseling, Suicidal ideation, Group Analytic Psychotherapy