SOAS University of London

Student Advice and Wellbeing

Ms Shima Bhunjun


Shima Bhunjun
Student Advice and Wellbeing

Deputy Head of SAaW & Clinical Lead for Mental Health and Counselling

Ms Shima Bhunjun
Email address:
0207 074 5015
Paul Webley Wing (Senate House)
Office No:
Academic Support Hours:
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays


Shima is a chartered Counselling Psychologist and has enjoyed working in student mental health since 2014. She has worked in various settings over the years, with much of her initial experience being within NHS psychology services.

Shima has a strong interest in the mind-body ( and spirit ) connection and has over recent years been exploring the impact of yoga on mental health and wellbeing, which is also becoming a prominent aspect of her clinical work alongside the evidence based psychological approaches that she is trained in.

Shima has a deep appreciation for the feline species and also enjoys oat milk cappuccinos and posh chocolate