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Kavita Ajmere(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Psychologist, PhD
New JerseyCaliforniaIllinoisPennsylvania
Anxiety-Depression-Mindfulness-College student mental health- Couples counseling- Relationship issues-

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Professional statement

Licensed psychologist and coach Dr. Ajmere is widely recognized as an expert on adolescent health. As the former Director of Counseling Services at Harvard Westlake and Oakwood School in Los Angeles, she works with students from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Dr. Ajmere is especially interested in Teens and Adults who struggle with anxiety and depression. As a certified yoga instructor, she deeply appreciates understanding the mind-body connection.

Under the mentorship of Dr. Mark A. Reinecke, Ph.D., ABPP, ACT, Professor and Chief of the Division of Psychology at Northwestern University, Dr. Ajmere completed a year-long course on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), focusing on its application with children, adolescents, and families. Additionally, she finished a CBT program for treating anxiety disorders under the guidance of Dr. Patrick McGrath, Director of Alexian Brothers Center for Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders.

Dr. Ajmere is also trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and received her certification taught by the experts: Drs. Marsha Linehan, Alec Miller, and Jill Rathus.

Dr. Ajmere is currently undergoing training at The Integrative Sex Therapy Institute (ISTI), known for its comprehensive programs in sex therapy, couples counseling, and integrative therapy. This training equips professionals like Dr. Ajmere with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively address sexual and relational health issues. By training at ISTI, Dr. Ajmere demonstrates a commitment to staying informed and equipped with the latest tools and strategies in the field of sex and couple therapy, ensuring clients receive high-quality, evidence-based care.


Message to clients

As humans, we are complex, interesting, and deep. I believe in the powerful connection between our inner world and our mental health. My style is eclectic and inclusive. I present the best tools and techniques in the fields of psychology and personal growth that are most relevant and produce results. These include coaching and counseling models, cognitive approaches, body centered practices, spiritual psychology and, positive psychology.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 21 years

Private Practice
Oakwood School, Director of Counseling and Wellness
Washington University, Counseling Center, Staff Psychologist
Curtis School, Director of Student Support Services and Psychologist
Harvard Westlake School, Upper School Psychologist
Francis W. Parker School, Upper School Psychologist
DePaul University, Counseling Center, Psychologist

Alexian Brothers/ Northwestern University, Post Doc Cognitive Behavioral Therapy— a program that focuses on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with Children, Adolescents, & Families., 2016
Indiana State University, Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, 2003

Licensure

Illinois: 071.007003 - California: 26691 - Texas: 13460 - New Jersey: 13460 - Florida: 13460 - Wisconsin: 13460 - Pennsylvania: 13460

Languages

English

Specialties

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

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present

College 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

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

Virtual openings in California, Illinois, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, New Jersey, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Texas, Missouri, Georgia, District of Columbia.


Insurance

Kavita Ajmere is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$325 (50min)
  • Sliding scale:$250 - $325
  • Initial session:$325 (50min)
  • Couples sessions:$375 (60min)

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
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Therapy Groups

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Loreliai and Rory: A Mother Daughter Workshop

This virtual group offers mothers and daughters (ages 11-16) the opportunity to explore relationship dynamics while learning tools and taking steps to strengthen, repair, and/or heal their relationship.