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Awhona (Nina) Sanyal, MA, LAC 

Nina is a Licensed Associate Counselor who completed her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northern Arizona University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in women and gender studies from Arizona State University. Nina has been trained in various treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). 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.