Dr Kaberi Rajendra


Staff profile

Dr Kaberi Rajendra



Teaching areas

Health and Wellbeing (Level 4)


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Dr Kaberi Rajendra is a Registered Social Worker. She received her social work training in India. She migrated to New Zealand with her family in 1996. Her career of twenty five years as a clinician in mental health kindled a research interest in culture and mental health. She completed her PhD study from Auckland University of Technology in 2019.

Why I love MIT

I am enthusiastic about mentoring people to succeed and develop an interest in mental health support work. MIT supports and encourages me to turn my passion into reality.

Research interests

  • Qualitative research in the field of mental health and culture.

Memberships and affiliations

  • Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB).