Location: Los Altos | Fee: $160
Modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Internal Family Systems
Areas of Special Interest: Anxiety, phobias, academic stress, social challenges, low self esteem, identity issues, acculturation, behavioral challenges, defiance, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD / ADHD), special needs with a range from mild learning disabilities to severe developmental challenges, autism-spectrum disorders, trisomy 21
Shruti is a warm, intuitive, and multilingual therapist with experience in working with clients diverse in age, color, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Her core belief is that with the right intervention tools, everyone has the ability to face, and overcome their challenges. Having worked with clients between 6-65 years of age, she finds that her gentle and kind nature helps clients of all age groups fit well with her style of work. In addition to that, she is constantly adapting, and tailoring her style of therapy to support her client’s individual needs and goals.
Shruti offers a Humanistic approach to therapy, with a background in Cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT), mindfulness-based intervention techniques within individual & couples counseling sessions, and emotionally focused therapy for couples. She is skilled at helping her clients recognize and reassess negative thought patterns and provides tools to help replace them with positive thoughts. She incorporates meditation and mindfulness based techniques into her practice to help aid in her clients treatment. She is highly aware of the cross-cultural nuances that exist in various communities, and stands by the need for cultural-competence within therapy. She belongs to an Indian south-asian minority community and is fluent in additional languages such as Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Punjabi, Urdu.
Be it a transition, or a sudden change in your life that is making you seek therapy, please know that by seeking help, you are already displaying great courage and have taken a big step towards healing. On this note, she wants to thank the reader for spending some time learning about her background, and she hopes to work with them soon.
University of St. Thomas , Minnesota, USA (2015- 2017), Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Middlesex University, London,UK (2012-2015), Bachelor of Science with Honors in Counseling Psychology