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Dr Radhika Santhanam – Martin

Clinical Psychologist, Vic

Dr Radhika Santhanam-Martin is a clinical psychologist who works in the field of trauma. She has more than two decades of experience in clinical practice in institutions in India, Canada and Australia.

In Australia, Radhika has worked in tertiary hospitals, universities and health services as a clinical consultant and senior lecturer. Currently, Radhika works in Melbourne in collaboration with organisations that work with refugees, asylum seekers, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups and indigenous families.

Radhika’s major interest areas are – ways of working with cultures, attachment theory and therapeutic work, narrative methods of practice and finally, enhancing reflective capacity of practitioners through peer group supervision.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.