Bharti Gitay

Mental Health Social Worker

Professional Background:

Bharti is a highly skilled Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with a strong educational foundation and extensive clinical experience. She holds a Masters in Social Work from the prestigious University of Queensland, which has equipped her with a deep understanding of social work principles and therapeutic techniques.

Clinical Experience:

Bharti has a diverse range of clinical experiences, making her a valuable asset to our private psychology practice. She has worked with various age groups, including children aged 0 to 12 years at Stride and Early Start Australia, and adolescents at Headspace. Bharti has also provided grief counselling in a Hospice care setting. This breadth of experience has provided her with a comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges and developmental stages faced by individuals across the lifespan.

Bharti’s expertise lies in working with clients dealing with grief, loss, and trauma. Bharti has demonstrated remarkable sensitivity and effectiveness in helping clients navigate these complex and emotionally challenging issues, facilitating their journey toward healing and resilience.

Therapeutic Approaches:

Bharti utilises a holistic approach to therapy, drawing from a variety of evidence-based therapeutic modalities. Her therapeutic toolbox includes:

  1. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  2. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  3. Motivational Interviewing
  4. Grief & Loss Counseling
  5. Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  6. Compassion-Focused Therapy
  7. Parental Work

This eclectic approach allows her to tailor interventions to the unique needs and preferences of each client, fostering a collaborative and client-centered therapeutic process.

Personal Interests:

Outside of her professional life, Bharti is a vibrant individual who loves to live life to the fullest. She values spending quality time with family and friends, cherishing moments of laughter, dance, and shared experiences. Bharti is also deeply connected to nature and enjoys spending time outdoors whenever possible.

One of Bharti's passions is storytelling. She finds inspiration in cultural and family narratives, understanding the profound impact that stories can have on an individual's identity and healing journey. Her fascination with storytelling aligns perfectly with her role as a therapist, as it allows her to create a safe and supportive space for clients to share their own narratives and explore their personal stories.


Bharti brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion to our private psychology practice. Her dedication to helping clients overcome mental health challenges and find healing is evident in her extensive clinical background and therapeutic expertise. With her holistic approach to therapy and genuine compassion, Bharti is a valuable member of our team committed to making a positive impact on the lives of those she serves.