Awhona (Nina) Sanyal, BS 

Nina is a second-year graduate student at Northern Arizona University completing her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in women and gender studies from Arizona State University. She has experience working with depression, anxiety, identity issues, family conflict, self-esteem, developmental disabilities, and more.


Nina’s approach is rooted in compassion, empathy, and acceptance. She believes in using a holistic viewpoint to better understand her clients and their intersectional identities. Using a person-centered and strengths-based lens, she is passionate about guiding clients to live life on their own terms and challenge themselves to a lifetime of growth. She does this by utilizing evidence-based practices and allowing the client to take the lead as the expert on their own life.