Natasha Aruliah

Natasha Aruliah trained as a Counselling Psychologist, specializing in intercultural, and couples and family counselling. She has worked with international students, immigrants, refugees, aboriginal people and people of colour in a variety of settings in Canada and Britain. Working with clients who experience oppression and discrimination, she moved into diversity, equity, advocacy and human rights work. In these roles she has dealt with cases and complaints, as well as proactive, educational and preventative programming and training. She facilitates anti-racism, anti-oppressive practice workshops and other diversity, equity and inclusive practice workshops. Natasha currently works as an independent consultant and trainer, with clients that include the Vancouver School Board and the Provincial Government. She also facilitates courses that form part of the UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies. Her work in this field is informed not only by her professional experience, but also by her personal experience, as a mother of three bi-racial children and as an immigrant woman of colour.