Sahaj Kaur Kohli

Sahaj Kohli is the founder of Brown Girl Therapy (@browngirltherapy), the first and largest mental health and wellness community organization for children of immigrants. In this work, Sahaj creates resources that promote bicultural identity exploration and the destigmatization of therapy in immigrant communities. Sahaj is also a second-year master’s student at The George Washington University where she studies clinical mental health counseling and works as a counseling intern. As a writer and speaker, Sahaj hopes to educate on decolonized and inclusive mental health care for underserved populations. With a 6+ year career in journalism under her belt, her passion lies at the intersection of narrative storytelling and mental health advocacy. She’s interested in the mechanics of community building, and she reflects a lot on how we can develop intersectional and inclusive care, workplaces, and relationships.

Sahaj’s words and work has been featured in Today, HuffPost, Katie Couric’s newsletter, Mental Health America, The Werk, SELF Magazine, BUST Magazine, Bustle, Glamour, PopSugar, Quartz India. Sahaj has sat on panels, and she has delivered workshops and keynotes at Amazon Inc., Google, Accenture, EA, the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, Virginia Commonwealth University and College of William and Mary.