Shanghai International Mental Health Association (SIMHA)

What is SIMHA?

SIMHA is a multidisciplinary professional association of therapists who provide mental health services to the international communities in Shanghai.

Founded in 2008, SIMHA’s goals are to improve the quality, quantity, and accessibility of mental health services available to the international communities in Shanghai.

How to Choose a Therapist

Research has shown that the most important factor in a successful counseling experience is the relationship between the client and the counselor. There are many great counselors who have unique skill sets that benefit different populations. Each client and each counselor have a different personality and style of communication.

Want to be a therapist at SIMHA?

There are a list of significant benefits offered to SIMHA Members.

SIMHA Therapists Quick Facts


SIMHA Therapists


Languages Spoken


Countries Represented


Services / Specialties Offered


SIMHA Training Day

SIMHA believes in the professional development of its membership and yearly it hosts a one day event that all counselors can partake in to expand and develop their skill set and knowledge.
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Dr. Christoph Herda Presents

New S-IMHA clinical member Christoph Herda, psychiatrist at United Family Hospitals and Clinics, was invited by New York University counselors to give a talk on mental health problems in university students. 
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