Areas of Focus

While my practice is focused on the areas listed below, I have experience in treating a variety of mental health, relationship, and identity issues. If you're wondering whether we would be the right fit for each other, please don't hesitate to contact me for a consultation.

What I Focus On

  • Adolescent girls’ issues and life transitions

  • Anxiety treatment strategies

  • BIPOC identities and racial stress

  • Disability and chronic illness-related issues and identity

  • Feminist and women’s issues

  • Healing relationships with food and body; healing from diet culture and weight stigma 

  • Healing from trauma, shame, and post-traumatic stress

  • Gay, lesbian, pansexual, bisexual, queer, and asexual identities in youth and adults

  • Gender-expansive, transgender, and nonbinary identities in youth and adults

  • Mindfulness skills and mindful self-compassion practice

  • Processing microaggressions

  • Self-care and resilience for individuals with marginalized identities

  • Supporting parents of LGBTQIA+ youth

What I Don't Offer

  • Couples counseling

  • Court-mandated therapy

  • Crisis response/ 24-hour services

  • Custody evaluations

  • Intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, or residential mental health services

  • Psychiatric medication prescriptions

 

©2019 by Parisa Emam. Headshot photo by Lynn Savercool Photography. Other images sourced from Wix and Unsplash.