Business Psychologist / Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Thulasi is a Business Psychologist and Executive Coach specialising in helping leaders and managers foster psychological safety to create workplaces that are connected, caring and inclusive. With employee wellbeing and racial equity playing a key role in organisational culture today, Thulasi’s work is about developing people-focused leaders committed to changing the workplace for good.
As a Psychologist, Thulasi brings her natural curiosity, compassion, and warmth to her coaching approach, which is grounded in scientific research and empirical data. She is a licensed test user of the Saville Wave psychometric assessments and trained in assessment methods (multi-rater feedback, questionnaire design, behavioural observation, and interviews), which underpin her coaching methodology. Utilising psychologically informed approaches that draw upon systemic, cognitive-behavioural, social, and strengths-based psychology approaches, her clients value her flexibility and fidelity to evidence. Thulasi is an expert at working with psychological discomfort and resistance. She partners with her clients to help them feel safe yet challenged to create new insights and behavioural change.
With a background in the health sector, Thulasi brings her specialist training and deep psychological expertise working with culturally diverse individuals, couples, and groups as a Senior Psychotherapist. For over eight years, she has successfully lead culture change and managed large clinical teams in complex and highly regulated environments. Her clinical specialism is working with PTSD and Trauma in an organisational context.
She was part of the 100-person multidisciplinary team for the Grenfell Tower NHS Service working with first responders and heads up the clinical team for an NHS Workforce Wellbeing & Resilience Service set up as a direct result of the pandemic. Her experiences of leading diverse teams in large complex organisations led to her unique MSc field research into psychological safety and cultural diversity in teams. Her mission is to empower individuals and organisations with the psychological know-how to cultivate inclusive, resilient, and psychologically safe workplaces.
Thulasi holds an MSc (Distinction) in Occupational and Organisational Psychology and BSc in Psychology in addition to her professional clinical training. She is a member of and abides by the code of conduct for the British Psychological Society, The Division of Occupational Psychology, The Division of Coaching Psychology, The Association of Business Psychology, and accredited professional with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies.
Thulasi holds several therapeutic credentials: she is an accredited Psychotherapist with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies and a certified EMDR practitioner, holding membership of the EMDR Association UK. Earlier in her career, she trained in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and in group and couple therapy with the Anna Freud Centre and Tavistock Relationships