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Malika Verma

BA, MA, MPhil (Clinical Psychology)

Tavistock Qualification in Adult Psychotherapy (TQAP)

Member, Victorian Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists (VAPP)


Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist & Clinical Psychologist

AHPRA Registration: PSY0002394722

Trained in the British psychoanalytic tradition at the world renowned Tavistock and Portman in London, Malika brings with her a unique ability to understand and work with the intricacies of the unconscious mind. 


After her professional training in Clinical Psychology in 2001 at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in India, Malika worked in the NHS for over a decade. During this period she completed the 4 year Interdisciplinary training in adult psychotherapy (M1) at the Tavistock. She then co-founded Tara Clinic in Kerala, India where she continued her clinical work and teaching, leading the successful seminar series, ‘Psychoanalysis in the Consulting Room’.

Currently in private practice in Melbourne, she continues to provide supervision and training in addition to clinical work. 


Malika provides consultations to individuals, couples and families. Her specialty is longer term psychoanalytic psychotherapy, usually carried out over multiple sessions each week. 

To get in touch, please use the form here. This is not for emergencies, replies may take up to five working days.


Psychotherapy primarily allows for exploration and working through of difficulties in life and relationships. 

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