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Dishika Iyer

Graduate Intern

Hello there! My name is Dishika Iyer. Thank you for taking the time to get to know me a little better. I use an eclectic mode of treatment, using a wide range of intervention tools. I strongly believe that there is no one size fits all in counseling. My sessions with you would be tailored to your needs where I would provide you with a safe and multiculturally sensitive space, and a judgement-free zone to let your authentic self show. My goal in our therapeutic relationship would be to help you grow through your journey and into your best self every day. I would meet you where you are and go through this journey using person-centered integrated approaches.

Adulting can be so hard and scary. And being an immigrant only makes it harder. Having to adapt to a new culture while feeling estranged, isolated, and not knowing anyone can make one feel anxious and unsure of themselves. I understand that there are priorities that take up space in our lives, leaving little to no time and energy for being there for ourselves. I am passionate about working with immigrants and adults while arming them with tools to help them navigate life and its adversities in an empowering way. I would love to work with clients in a wide range of challenges to help identify automatic thoughts, patterns, and irrational behaviors, and help replace them with healthier ways of rationalizing and coping.

Specializations: Addiction, ADHD-Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adjustment to College, Adult, Adults, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Agoraphobia, Anger Management, Anxiety, Art, Attachment Issues, Autism Spectrum, Behavioral Issues, Binge Eating Disorders, Blended Family Issues, Body Dysmorphia, Body Image, Breakups, Bullying, Cancer, Caregiver Issues or Stress, Chronic Illness or Disability, Chronic Impulsivity, Chronic Pain or Illness, College Aged Student Concerns, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Compulsive Spending and Shopping, Concerns Around Sexual Orientation, Coping Mechanisms, Coping Skills, Couples Therapy, Creative Blocks, Crisis Management, Depression, Disabled, Divorce and Divorce Adjustment, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Emotional Abuse, Emotional Disturbance, Emotional Eating, Family Conflict, Fear, Forgiveness, Grief, Guilt, Helplessness and Victimhood, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Identity Issues, Irritability, Isolation, Jealousy, Job Loss, LGBTQ, Life Stress, Loss or Grief, Marriage Counseling, Midlife Crisis, Mindful Eating, Mindfulness Based Therapy, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions and Compulsions, Panic, Perfectionism, Phobias, Physical Abuse, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy, Problem Solving Skills, PTSD-Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Skills Groups, Sleep or Insomnia, Social Skills, Stress, Stress Management, Suicidal Ideation, Transgender Issues, Trauma, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Issues, Work Stress

Treatment Modes: Art Therapy, CBT-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Eclectic Therapy, Existential Therapy, Grief Counseling, Holistic, Humanistic Therapy, Individual Therapy, Integrative Therapy, Marital Therapy, MBCT-Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Meditation, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Motivational Therapy, Person Centered, Play Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Strength Based Perspective, TFCBT-Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy

Fee Scale: $0 - $30

Availability: By Appointment


Payment Types: Cash, Check, Credit-AMEX/MC/Visa, Debit Card, HSA

Accepted Insurance Plans: None, Sliding Scale

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