About Us


Asha Padisetti – Director

MSocSc (Human Services, Counselling), MACA (Level 2), MBIS, BCom, GDipArts, Cert. IV in Workplace Training & Assessment.

Asha currently works in private practice as  psychotherapist, counsellor and an educator working with children, adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression and other personal issues. With a background in counselling, telephone helpline supervisor, eCommerce and project management, Asha has developed a systematic approach to helping her clients get relief from stress, anxiety and worry. She uses various techniques including Mindfulness based interventions, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to help her clients experience and cultivate the power of everyday mindfulness as well as helping them to improve their well-being. She has also been practising meditation for over 20 years and teaches mindfulness meditation as part of her private practice and continues to study mindfulness meditation.

Asha also works closely with the Indian and other culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Her interest lies in building advocacy and awareness, by providing education and helping women and children affected by domestic violence. Asha teaches at a top tier university and is currently researching on domestic violence models of care for CALD communities.

Asha loves spending time with her family and her adorable dogs.

Lien Ta

Lien Ta, speech pathologist, is the director of Vita Speech Pathology and leads a team of six experienced and dedicated speech pathologists. Mindful Counselling Australia is grateful to Lien for the services she provides to the social skills programs and the collaborative work she does with us.

Anna Musgrave

Mindful Counselling Australia is thankful to Anna, who looks after the social media administration.