Ravi is a software engineering leader who's led platform and application development teams at retail tech startups and is passionate to bring that experience to the health technology space. He's a proud alum of University of California, Berkeley, and worked in Silicon Valley for a number of years before moving to Toronto.
He was inspired to build Maryh after seeing his friends and family struggle from mental health problems for many years. Having gone through his own challenges with anxiety and addiction, he saw first hand how distressful it was for people to find their ideal therapist. He is now determined to help other people, so no one struggles in their journey to improved mental health. He strongly believes that by technology has underserved the courageous and passionate practitioners in this space, and has vowed to build better tools that help clients discover the right therapists and that helps therapists be proud of how they show up.
Shannon is Registered Social Worker & Psychotherapist, and an advisor with Maryh. She is based out of Hamilton, Ontario, but offers online therapy to accommodate clients who might not be able to travel there.
She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work, a Post-Graduate certificate in Addictions and Mental Health, and a Bachelor's of Applied Science in Adult Development, Families, & Well-Being. Aside from her formal education experiences, she has attended many workshops, trainings, and has obtained certificates in areas such as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Emotion-Focused Therapy, among others.
Shannon has spent many years in the mental health field. Before opening her own private practice in 2017, she spent many years volunteering and working in community agencies, teaching at Durham College, and provided individual and group counselling in an hospital-based outpatient mental health setting.
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