Keshani Perera

Emergency Contacts


Online Crisis Chat

Crisis Text Line

  • Text HOME to 741741


  • 703-527-4077

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • 988
  • 800-273-8255

Mason Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Crisis Line

  • 703-380-1434

The Steve Fund (for students of color)

  • Text STEVE to 741741

Trans Lifeline (for the trans community)

  • 877-565-8860

The Trevor Project's TrevorLifeline (for LGBTQ+ students)

  • 866-488-7386

Veterans Crisis Line (for Veterans)

  • 800-273-8255, Press 1

Mason Police

  • 703-993-2810

Psychology Intern

Keshani Perera is a Psychology Intern at George Mason University Counseling and Psychological Services. She is also a final year doctoral candidate at the Psy.D program at William Paterson University of New Jersey, where she also earned her Masters in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. Her clinical interests are in torture, trauma, abuse, and racial/ethnic issues, while her research focuses on immigration, acculturation, racial discrimination, and racial/ethnic identity. She has completed clinical rotations at the Seton Hall University Counseling and Psychological Services, the National Institute for the Psychotherapies, NY, and at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, before joining Mason CAPS as an intern. She identifies as an integrative therapist and is deeply rooted in relational psychodynamics and multicultural psychology.