Sanjana is currently pursuing a dual graduate degree in Psychological Counseling and Mental Health Counseling at Teachers College, Columbia University. She earned her BA in Psychology with a minor in Emotional and Behavioral Challenges at Boston University in 2020.
In addition to Sanjana’s theoretical training, she has extensive and direct experience working with a range of underrepresented and marginalized populations in the mental health field. She has supported children with emotional and behavioral challenges at numerous schools in Australia, India, and the US by tailoring classes and lesson plans to meet the needs of each individual student. Additionally, Sanjana has provided psycho-social and behavioral support to undergraduate students grappling with various mental illnesses at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation in Boston. In addition, Sanjana has experience working at hospitals, private practices, and behavioral clinics in India, where she gained foundational skills to support and empower individuals facing mental health challenges.
Sanjana’s approach to therapy is guided by her work with a diverse range of clients across the globe. Thus, she has a deep understanding and commitment to recognizing and accepting each client’s unique cultural identity. She uses an eclectic and strength-based approach to guide her therapy sessions by providing a supportive, non-judgmental, and empathetic environment for clients to share freely.