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Sundari Birdsall, MSW, MPH

Student Wellness Counselor

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Sundari Birdsall, MSW, MPH


Sundari brings compassion, curiosity, and a wealth of knowledge from professional and personal experience to the student wellness counselor role. She holds dual master’s degrees in social work and public health from the University of Connecticut, where she specialized in behavioral health integrated care. Sundari has worked in diverse clinical settings (outpatient substance use treatment, primary care, women’s health care, higher education) and has developed strong interprofessional communication skills through her work with first- and second-year medical students at UConn Health/Connecticut Area Health Education Center. A registered yoga teacher and mindfulness facilitator, Sundari specializes in mindfulness-based interventions for stress and anxiety. She has a particular interest in the equitable delivery of wellness services to all and is passionate about working with individuals with disabilities.

Education & Training

  • MSW
    University of Connecticut, Social Work
  • MPH
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Applied Public Health Sciences