Harini Sukumaran, BAMS, MA, LMFT
Clinical Director/ Founder
Licensed Individual (Women), Child & Family Counselor & Play Therapist
Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner
Reiki Healer/ Grand Master
Harini Sukumaran is the founder and clinical Director of MindTree, a holistic counseling & wellness Center. As a holistic practitioner, she has been in licensed in mental Health, Reiki energy healing, yoga and alternative Medicine (Certified Ayurvedic practitioner) 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 metro area; she founded MindTree.
She is passionate about helping children of all ages ( 3+ yrs) with anxiety/ fears, 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 Mind – body centered holistic psychotherapist, she integrates psychology, mindfulness, yoga, play therapy and art therapy when treating children. 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. Her specialization also includes helping women suffering from , anxiety, trauma, PTSD, depression, postpartum depression and anxiety. 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 adults, children and families in Portland, OR.
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 Postpartum anxiety & depression.
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.
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.