Director of Mental Health Ministries
Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America
Sangeetha S. Thomas is the Director of Mental Health Ministries for the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America and is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice. As Director, she collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of professionals in mental health, ministry, and theology to create resources that support the mental health needs of Orthodox Christians across the United States. In addition to managing a national Needs Assessment and Directory of Mental Health Professionals, she has coordinated the development and launch of a crisis response training program entitled Peace of Mind which equips clergy and lay ministry leaders in Mental Health First Aid™ and Orthodox Bridging. As a psychotherapist, Sangeetha works with adults of diverse backgrounds who are healing from trauma, exploring multicultural identity and intergenerational trauma as children of immigrants, and/or learning to integrate their faith identity.