About Me

Pavna K. Sodhi, Ed.D. is a registered psychotherapist, author, researcher, and educator with over 20 years of psychotherapy and research experience.


Pavna's research merges mental health issues with research topics such as identity formation, biculturalism, and mental health.

Her unique perspective and research on immigrant issues, ethnic identity formation, sexual minorities, and multicultural mental health concerns has been featured in both national and international scholarly journals and books.


Pavna's work continues to be published in scholarly journals, anthologies, and books.

Professional Certifications and Memberships

  • Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC)

  • Registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

  • Member of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)



  • Ed.D., Adult Education, Counselling Psychology, and Community Development (OISE, University of Toronto)

  • M.Ed., Educational Counselling (University of Ottawa)

  • B.Ed., Primary/Junior Division (University of Ottawa)

  • B.A., Psychology and French (Dalhousie University)


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Would you like to find your optimal balance?

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Pavna K. Sodhi, Ed.D.

Registered Psychotherapist

504-2039 Robertson Road

Ottawa, Ontario  K2H 8R2



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