About me

To provide therapy, Ruchi uses the principles of mindfulness and positive psychology after an analysis of the client’s strengths and weaknesses and centers her coaching on using their strengths to help them improve upon their areas of weakness. She takes a solution-focused therapeutic approach with the goal of scaffolding clients to use the practiced skills to live an empowered healthy life and be independent, though she remains available to support should they need it. She also uses a character strength analyses and DBT skills to manage anxiety and stress. After initial consultation, both client and therapist decide whether there is a good fit for working together to achieve client goals. She is well versed in areas of social, emotional, and mental health obtaining her first Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Teacher’s College, Columbia University and also completing a post-grad certificate in clinical practice at New York University. She also obtained a post-master’s advanced certificate in mental health counseling and holds her provisional license. She was the coordinator of the first Mindfulness Camp in Romania, the summer of 2014, where she supervised the camp and served as a private coach for campers. She has also implemented a mental health counseling program at a non-profit organization in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the summer of 2019. In addition, she served on the Montgomery County Public Schools’ Superintendent Socio-Emotional Committee during her year of service in the Americorps. Finally, she is a certified behavioral change specialist by the American Council of Exercise and a certified trauma specialist by Evergreen certifications.

Qualifications & Practice Details

License Number: P114298

License State/Territory: NY

Date License Granted: February 18, 2022

Years in Practice: 3

Additional Credentials:

Certified health coach

Member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners

Insurance Plans: United States

Prescribe Medication: No

Practical Details

Types of Clients
Young People
Older Adults
Session Types

Anxiety and Depression

Social skills

Learning disabilities