She holds an M.A in Drama and Movement Therapy from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London and an MA in Psychosocial Clinical Studies from Ambedkar University, Delhi. She is a certified Mental Health Council Professional and has also completed a Foundation Course in Creative Arts Therapy from SMART Bangalore, which is recognised by the International Dance Council, Paris.
Having over 6 years of experience as a trauma counsellor, Anshuma worked with adult mental health clients with a range of presenting difficulties in specialised hospitals, hospices and nursing homes in Delhi, Bangalore and London. She has an eclectic approach to drama and movement therapy in which she uses drama techniques, movement exercises, dream work, myths, fairytales as well as visual art to work with the nexus of the body and the psyche. Anshuma is also a professional dancer trained in jazz, contemporary, bharatnatyam and kathak. She loves to read and write poetry.