Archana is a licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience working with adult couples and individuals to treat a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, grief/loss and associated trauma, work-related stress, and relationship issues. Her approach draws upon a variety of theoretical orientations including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, and solution-focused strategies, and she places a special emphasis on creating a strong, collaborative partnership with her patients. Archana has a special interest in addressing cross cultural/assimilation issues, and works to help patients focus on real solutions to problems, as well as how to access personal strengths as a pathway to healing and transformation. She believes that mental and physical health are integrally connected to a person’s overall sense of wellbeing.
Archana earned her graduate degree from Case Western Reserve University and is trained in CBT, DBT, and various insight-oriented frameworks. She’s provided both long- and short-term counseling services to a diverse population in a variety of clinical settings such as a military base, university counseling center, HMO, and private practice.