Dr Anvita Madan-Bahel specializes in multicultural psychology. A majority of her work is around diversity training, cross-cultural issues, and immigrant mental health. She is also a psychosexual therapist and works towards reducing sexual violence & shame and stigma attached to sex and sexuality.
She is most passionate about designing culturally based programs that address minority-based issues. She designed one such program for her dissertation, using Bollywood film clips to discuss comprehensive sexuality education with South Asian girls in New York. The dissertation was published as a book: Sexual Health and Bollywood Films: A Culturally Based Program for South Asian Teenage Girls. NY: Cambria Press.
She currently lives in London and works as a therapist, trainer and lecturer.