Neeraja Sanmuhanathan is a clinician, researcher and human rights advocate. She is currently working as a counsellor at STARTTS. In her role at STARTTS, Neeraja provides counselling, support, assessment and clinical interventions to individuals from diverse cultures and age groups. She is also involved in providing training to external agencies on how to work effectively and culturally appropriately with refugee torture and trauma survivors. Neeraja completed her major in Psychology and a Masters in Rehabilitation Counselling at the University of Sydney. She is currently completing her PhD research looking at Post Traumatic Stress and intergenerational trauma within the Sri Lankan Tamil migrant population in Sydney. Neeraja is also an advocate for women’s rights and is currently on the board for the Australian National Committee for Refugee Women (ANCORW) and is a member of the NSW Refugee Women’s Health Network. She has participated at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting as an Australian youth delegate as well as at the UNHCR NGO consultations last year. Neeraja has worked with asylum seekers and refugees for the past 6 years and feels privileged to be a small part of their journey to recovery.