Aja Evans, Therapist in New York, New York — Zencare
Aja  Evans
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Aja Evans

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
New York Accepting Online
Midtown South Accepting In-person
Updated October 4, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Financial Therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
  • Work stress
  • Life transitions

Professional statement

Aja Evans is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who specializes in financial therapy. Many of Aja’s clients come in to focus on how they can improve navigating their relationship to money, work stress, financial anxiety, and self-esteem.

In session, Aja utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy. She puts emphasis on building a healthy therapeutic relationship allowing for trust as you explore how your life experiences impact how you respond, connect, and step into the power of our authentic self. Examining your inner thoughts, narratives, and behaviors allows for a better understanding of the barriers potentially preventing you from striving forward. Aja hopes to assist you in learning to identify barriers and maladaptive habits that impact your relationship with your money while implementing coping strategies they can utilize to change their perspective and strive towards their goals.

Aja's style is warm, engaging, and non-judgmental. When clients first start therapy with her, she provides a comfortable environment that promotes honesty and the allowance of understanding each client's personal narrative.

Aja received her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University. She has worked at a variety of behavioral health settings, spending several years working at clinics and with Coordinated Behavioral Care, where she lead teams in assisting members to reintegrate into the community after time spent in the hospital . Outside of private practice, Aja enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family & friends.


Message to clients

Money is emotional! Your therapy journey is a deeply personal process, especially when it comes to finances. The taboo of discussing money and its impact on your emotional wellbeing can be fraught with hesitation and resistance to go deeper. I strive to help my clients move past what is no longer serving them and towards a place of healing, strength, and a positive money mindset. You do not have to work alone in your efforts to feel your best. Through our therapeutic alliance, I hope to work with you to find the root of what may be holding you back.


Specialties

Financial Therapy - Coping with stressors, anxiety, worry, or difficulty managing the financial aspects of your life. Work through how you see, feel, and manage your money mindset in order to feel better about your overall wellbeing.

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10-7
  • Tue 9-7
  • Wed 10-4
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Midtown South practice
303 5th Ave, New York, New York 10016
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10-7
  • Tue 9-7
  • Wed 10-4
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice , 2015 - Present
Coordinated Behavioral Care, Director , 2017 - 2020

Lesley University , Master's in Counseling Psychology, 2010
Iona College, Bachelor's in Psychology, 2008


Licensure

New York: 006089


Languages

English


Publications

  • Aja
    Therapy with Aja Evans

    We interviewed Aja Evans and asked about their work with clients and guiding philosophies on therapy.