Anushka Vandani Phal

Emerging Leader

Anushka is dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive space for people from diverse backgrounds to seek accessible and culturally informed mental health care. 

As a practising psychologist, Anushka recognised the need for a culturally responsive practice and established Umeed Psychology to address this crucial gap in the mental health field.

Anushka’s commitment to inclusive care ensures that clients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds feel safe, included, understood, heard, and represented. Anushka is also an Ambassador for the Australia New Zealand Mental Health Association, where she contributes to making a global impact in the field of mental health.