Vidhi completed her MSc in Public Health (Mental Health Pathway) at the Kings College London. Vidhi’s MSc thesis was a process service evaluation to assess effectiveness and acceptability of behavioural change intervention informed by yoga therapy in persons with arthritis at Central Middlesex Hospital. In addition to collecting data on facilitators and barriers to a complex behavioural change intervention for self-management, she used a range of patient reported outcome measures to collect and analyse data on quality of life, anxiety, depression and pain. She received various awards during her work at the Central Middlesex Hospital, including Excellence in Research from London Northwest Hospital trust and the Inspiration award by the Holistic Therapy Magazine.
Vidhi has worked as a mind-body clinician and researcher since 2012. She has worked across physical and mental health conditions including arthritis, Crohn’s disease, addiction, eating disorders and anxiety and depression and has first and co-authored peer reviewed publications. Additionally, she delivered short course module to medical students at Imperial College London. Additionally, she worked with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine supporting data analysis and synthesis for a systematic review on behaviour change techniques in non-communicable diseases in low-and middle-income countries. Vidhi has experience in grant proposals, data collection and conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis.