Ash is a Registered Social Worker who believes in the advocacy and empowerment of her clients. She enjoys working with people from all walks of life. She has worked with all sorts of different ethnicities, migrants, and refugee clients. Ash is originally from India and has lived in New Zealand for the last 13 years with her family. She has completed her Bachelor of Social Work and her postgraduate certificate in professional supervision from New Zealand. Prior to coming to New Zealand, she also completed a Master of Psychology degree in India. Ash is currently completing a masters degree in counselling.
Ash can speak three languages; Hindi, Urdu, and English and can understand Punjabi as well. She has completed a certificate course in working with Grief and Loss to improve her capabilities in terms of helping and understanding her clients.
Ash has worked in Mental health, Family Violence, Community Work, and Care and Protection areas of social work. In the process of social work, she tries to create a space where her clients can feel valued and respected. Ash believes in a collective community approach to form mana-enhancing relationships with people.
She lives with her husband, two children, and one dog. Ash enjoys cooking, gardening, and reading books. She is also passionate about animal protection and caring for dogs.
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