Justine has been based on the Indian side of Kashmir for most of her adult life. She is both author and psychologist, writing and treating in Kashmir, the UK, and both teaching and treating on the East Coast in the United States. She has written seven books about India, three of which are about Kashmir.
In Kashmir she runs a mental health and conflict trauma therapy program that works with those damaged by the region's long history of conflict and violence. The program uses an integrated treatment model that pushes back at the stigma around mental health.