Ambika Singh Practising child and adolescent psychotherapist at Family Tree: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team, New Delhi, India.
is a trained psychoanalytic psychotherapist currently working at Family Tree: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team in New Delhi, India. She has previously worked with mental health centres in universities, both private and public, to provide mental health services and support to young adults. After her BA in Psychology (Honours Programme) from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University, she completed her MA in Psychology (Psychosocial Clinical Studies) and MPhil in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from Ambedkar University, Delhi. For almost a decade, Ambika has been working towards developing an understanding of suicidality, especially amidst Indian youth. Framed within the context of the alarming rise of suicide rates in India, her work as a psychotherapist and researcher reflects on the interpersonal nature of the feelings of suicidality.