Harini Sukumaran, BAMS, MA, MFT

Psychotherapist for Children & Women
Ayurvedic Practitioner & 
Reiki Healer/ Grand Master


Founder/Director

Psychotherapist for Children & Women
Ayurvedic Practitioner & 
Reiki Healer/ Grand Master

harini@mindtreeholisticcounseling.com
(503) 766-4895

 

Harini Sukumaran is the Founder and Clinical Director of MindTree Holistic Counseling & Wellness Center. As a Holistic practitioner, she has been in Mental Health, Energy Healing Medicine, Yoga and Alternative Medicine (Ayurvedic Physician certified from India) field for over 10 years. Harini believes in a holistic approach to healing and saw the need for a clinic that focuses exclusively on Mind and Body healing around the Portland and Hillsboro metro area; she founded MindTree.

She is passionate about helping children of all ages ( 3+ yrs) with anxiety issues, Depression, trauma and educating parents on parenting strategies customized to their age and needs. She helps children to become less stressed by giving them and their parents tools, support and encouragement. As a body centered Holistic Psychotherapist, she integrates Psychology, Mindfulness,Yoga, Play Therapy and Art when treating children. Her specialization also includes helping women suffering from , Anxiety, trauma, PTSD, depression, and Pregnancy/Postpartum mood disorders. With Women, she implements different psycho therapeutic treatment modalities including but not limited to Mindfulness based stress reduction, Positive Psychology, Attachment therapy, Mother Infant Therapy, Art therapy, Cognitive behavior therapy.Harini’s passion for holistic treatment of Mind and Body motivated her to create MindTree, a Holistic Counseling & Wellness Center to help womenchildren and families in Portland, OR.

Background:

Harini’s unique qualification in Counseling, Ayurveda and Energy healing medicine helps her to treat clients holistically, addressing the physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Harini has over 10+ years of experience treating women and children in both inpatient and outpatient settings; her specialization includes, treatment of children with behavioral/emotional struggles, women suffering from trauma, depression, anxiety and Pregnancy/Postpartum mood disorders.

Approach:

Harini strongly believes in a collaborative, holistic, strength based approach to therapy. She draws out an individual’s unique inner strength and foster optimum physical, emotional and mental health. She listens and responds to each person in a non -judgmental, compassionate way, so that each person feels safe, develops trust and be heard. Harini also helps individuals and families develop new skills, strengthen relationships, and explore fresh solutions based on their values and belief system.

With children, Harini routinely uses child centered play therapy, where a child’s play is used as a natural medium for expression of feelings, learn social skills, and learn effective problem solving skills to cope with their difficulties. With Women & Families, Harini implements different psychotherapeutic treatment modalities including but not limited to Attachment therapy, Mother Infant Therapy, Art therapy, Mindfulness based stress reduction, Cognitive behavior therapy and Family Systems therapy.

Education/Training:

  • Graduated from George Fox University with a Masters in Marriage, couples and family Counseling psychology
  • Bachelors in Ayurvedic medicine from Dr. MGR Medical University, India.
  • Certified Imagination Yoga instructor for children
  • Prepare and Enrich facilitator for couples with parenting struggles.

Credentials & Certificates

Counseling/Mental Health:

  • Master of Arts (MA) in Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling Psychology, George Fox University, Oregon
  • Masters of science (M.Sc) in Clinical Counseling Psychology from University of Madras, India
  • Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training ( Pregnancy and Postpartum mood disorders) from Mom 2020 Postpartum support International
  • Incredible years parenting Educator for Babies, Toddlers and Pre- teens
  • Prepare and Enrich Facilitator – A couple enrichment program helping couples with parenting struggles

Wellness:

  • Bachelors of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Dr.MGR Medical University, India – Certified Physician
  • Certified Imagination yoga teacher in Calmness, Kindness and Concentration curriculum for children 3 -12yrs
  • Grand Master/Trainer/Healer in New-Life Reiki and Chakra healing, International Institute of Reiki

Memberships

  • Professional Member in American Marriage and Family Therapy Association
  • Professional Member in American Play therapy association
  • Professional Member in Postpartum International organization and Mom 2020 specializing with Perinatal and Postpartum Mental Health Disorders

Harini lives in Portland with her husband and two children. Aside from counseling and wellness practice, she enjoy gardening, cooking, traveling to new places, spending time with her family, and dancing with her daughters.

Additional Location at Hillsboro:

3000 NE Stucki Avenue
Suite 230
Hillsboro, OR 97124

 

Harini Sukumaran, BAMS, MA, MFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Intern #4290
Clinical Supervisors: Tracy LeBlanc, LICSW, CMHS, RPT-S & Susan Butler, LPC & LMFT

To schedule an appointment, contact Harini at:
Email: harini@mindtreeholisticcounseling.com
Call: (503)766-4895

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