Anjuli is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in trauma recovery, resilience-building and cultivating joy. Since 2003 her practice has been working primarily with Immigrant, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Muslim & LGBTQI populations. In addition to over 30000 hours of individual and group work, she is the creator of three programs: five-day, 12-week and 10-month-long Cultivating Resilience, including a five-day residential retreat in Hawaii on Embodying Joy. She is the author of Joyous Resilience: A path to individual healing & collective thriving in an inequitable world.
Anjuli has been widely recognized for her unique achievements in the mental health field. In 2007 she received the Emerging Leader Award from the E-women network, a nationwide business community, where she shared her award-winning essay in front of a live audience of 2500 and to thousands more online. Anjuli has also been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, as a finalist of the O Magazine/White House Leadership Project. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology & Anthropology and Master’s degree in Integral Counseling Psychology, and has received extensive training & mentorship from some of the leading figures in trauma recovery, hypnotherapy, & energy psychology, including renowned author, teacher & founder of Somatics, Richard Strozzi-Heckler, the founder of Generative Somatics, Staci Haines, and the founder of ThetaHealing, Vianna Stibal.
As a Pakistani-American clinician, Anjuli combines her clinical expertise with firsthand, in-depth knowledge of what it means to engage in personal transformation, while straddling multiple identities, all amidst a global epidemic of stress and disease. Her commitment & passion is to embody Joy & awaken others to leveraging their resilience towards a better life for themselves & a world where everyone thrives. She maintains an active practice both in the San Francisco Bay Area & internationally.