Meet Karthiga


Karthiga Mahendran is a Clinical Associate and Registered Psychotherapist who provides psychotherapy and psychological services to adolescents and adults under the supervision of Dr. Taslim Alani-Verjee and Jesse Roberts at Silm Centre for Mental Health. She is a graduate of Adler Graduate Professional School, where she completed her Masters in Psychology. She has a Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree and earned her York-Seneca Rehabilitation certificate at York University. She provides both individual therapy and supports assessments at Silm Centre for Mental Health. Karthiga believes that seeking therapy is a journey that is unique to each individual, whether they are experiencing difficulties with adjustment and/or their mental health. She ensures that her clients feel heard and understood in a way that is non-judgmental and compassionate. Karthiga provides evidence-based treatments including CBT, DBT, and ACT using a trauma-informed and Adlerian approach. In addition, she utilizes her skills as an ADHD coach providing individual and group therapy. She enjoys working with adolescents and adults. Karthiga is fluent in Tamil and English.