Saumya Dave

Writer & Psychiatrist


Saumya Dave is a writer, psychiatrist, and mental health advocate. Her debut novel, Well-Behaved Indian Women, was released July 14th from Berkley/Penguin Random House and was named a most anticipated book by Elle, Marie Claire, Bustle, Ms. Magazine, and more. Her essays, articles, and poetry have been featured in The New York Times, ABC News, Refinery 29, and others. She is a practicing therapist, co-founder of the mental health nonprofit thisisforHER, and an Adjunct Professor at Mount Sinai. She lives in New York City with her husband and son.

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Stopping the Stigma of Mental Health in the South Asian Community

  • 6 August, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 8:30pm