Shanghai International Mental Health Association (SIMHA)

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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


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SIMHA Board Meeting

The realm of mental health along with the needs of people are always changing. The SIMHA Board of Directors (pictured) meets regularly to discuss these changes and make decisions on how to best serve the needs of the Shanghai community.