Bharati is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). She works with teenagers, adult individuals, couples, and families. She is driven to work with people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship distress. Bharati specializes in working with people who have experienced trauma, grief, and loss due to the death of a loved one and various other losses such as immigration, change of life phase, empty nest, loss of relationship with parents and siblings. Being an immigrant herself she understands the struggles, stress, and losses that an immigrant has to deal with in the process of assimilation.
Bharati comes from the perspective that we all strive to grow, feel happy, and get better. She believes, every human being is unique and so their experiences. She does NOT believe in one size fits all hence uses different modalities to cater to her clients’ needs. Bharati practices an attachment-focused and trauma-informed approach with a psychodynamic perspective. She also uses CBT and mindfulness. She is trained in EMDR and uses this tool to work with people who have experienced trauma. She is also trained in and uses Emotionally Focused Therapy called EFT to work with her couples.
Bharati's practice is located in San Diego. She is licensed in California hence provides therapy via telehealth video sessions, to clients from all over California.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Bharati Patwardhan is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 8 years
Private practice, 2019 - Present
Outpatient clinic, 2014 - 2019
Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy, Certified, 2021
Elizabeth Hospice, Training & volunteered as a grief counselor, 2017
EMDR, Certified, 2016
Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples, Certified, 2015
Bethel University, MFT, 2014
California: # 113378