Gauri Row Kavi’s chequered career spans through four decades and across a wide canvas. Her professional work experience started in the creative field conceptualising advertisements, moving on to working in media, followed by fifteen enriching years in the corporate world, as a Training / Learning & Development specialist, before finally coming home, to the expanse of holistic healing, offering Life Therapy, through two different, yet complementary roles – as a therapist and a coach.
With an insatiable zest for life, she strongly believes that each individual, needs to tap, explore and capitalise on strengths & the abundant potential lying within, to live life to the fullest.
An avid learner, she has over the years, enhanced her understanding manifold in the area of L&D, as well as Holistic Therapy, garnering well known international accreditations and certifications under her belt.
She thus brings to the table her vast experience of both worlds, merging the learning seamlessly, to create a synergy of various therapeutic modalities, for mental, emotional and physical well being.
A Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Associate Fellow & Supervisor, in ‘Rational Emotive & Cognitive Behaviour Therapy’, with the prestigious Albert Ellis Institute, (N.Y), Gauri, is also a certified Master Practitinor of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Gestalt and Transactional Anaylsis (TA), and provides an eclectic approach to therapy, depending on the personality and temperament of the client. As a Behaviour Analyst and Career Counsellor, she is licensed to use several well known personality, ability, leadership & organisation development tools like MBTI, FIRO-B, 16 PF, EQ, TriMetrix (Certified Professional Behaviour Analyst, Certified Professional Values Analyst and Certified in Axiology) and many more.
Gauri is also an ICF accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Integrated Clinical Hypnotherapist, as well as a Past Life Regression Therapist, trained and certified by world renowned Dr. Brian Weiss, author of ‘Many Lives Many Masters’, ‘Same Soul Many Bodies’ and others.
Gauri's career summary
Being a Training/ L&D professional she has successfully conducted numerous behavioural and soft skills trainings across industries, like hospitality, financial institutions, BPOs, telecom and IT, in India and abroad. As a psychologist, her comprehension of human behaviour, is further deepened by training professionals, from different walks of life and cultures, making her individual and group sessions extremely insightful and powerful.
Through her roles as Psychotherapist & Life Coach, she provides holistic healing & therapy.
She offers Life Therapy through her signature, group workshop, 'Self Align'. However, her Counselling / Therapy & Coaching sessions are conducted both, individually, as well as in groups, to treat and heal a host of crucial, personal & professional issues, upsetting clients.
Based in Mumbai, Gauri is also a Reiki Master and trained in other areas of Alternative Healing. As a Voice Over artiste, she lends her voice in four languages, for Corp AVs, TVCs, E Learning content, IVRs and such. Her passion for writing continues, penning couplets / verses as a hobby, in English and Hindi-Urdu (Shairi).
Gauri is very closely associated with the Shaheed Major Rajesh Nair Foundation, in facilitating crisis interventions, like Suicide Prevention Strategies and Actions, as a licensed Crisis Intervention Volunteer, and in furthering mental health initiatives while heading the training function of the foundation.