About Vagdevi Meunier PsyD
Vagdevi Meunier, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in Austin, Texas. She has a private clinical and consulting practice in Austin, where she specializes in couples and family therapy, couples workshops, training and supervision, and organizational consultation. A native of India, Vagdevi has extensive experience with multicultural psychology, especially eastern influences on psychological practice, and cross-cultural research on relationships. Vagdevi’s passion for working with couples comes from personal as well as professional success in applying scientific research on relationships to help couples repair, rejuvenate, and redirect relationships in distress towards greater satisfaction and commitment.
Vagdevi has over 25 years of experience as a therapist, consultant, and educator and was formerly a full-time core faculty member at St. Edwards University, where she taught primarily marriage and family therapy courses. Vagdevi has been a certified Gottman Couples Therapist and a certified Gottman Workshop Leader since 2006. She offers the “Art and Science of Love” weekend workshop for couples twice a year in Austin and has joined other workshop leaders to offer this workshop for couples in other cities. As an approved professional trainer for the Gottman Institute, Vagdevi has presented to professional and lay audiences in the US, Canada, and India including the American Psychological Association, Texas Psychological Association, Smart Marriages, Alberta Psychologists Association, and the Karnataka Association for Clinical Psychologists. Vagdevi has conducted Level I and Level II trainings in the Gottman method every year and has recently begun to offer the third level of training leading to certification. Vagdevi has incorporates mindfulness, neurobiology, and positive psychology into her presentations on relationships, and has published a book chapter on Positive Couple Relationships from evidence based research around the world.
As a presenter and teacher, Vagdevi brings a wealth of personal, clinical and academic information to her trainings. She is a dynamic, personable, and energetic presenter who blends stories with clinical information in a way that helps audiences grasp complex ideas with ease. Audiences also appreciate her ability to integrate eastern and western philosophies and to inspire audiences with her passion to bring compassion, empathy, and a holistic understanding in her approach to wellness.