She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Naina Chhotalal is Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in the field for over 20 years. Naina is a practicing private psychotherapist and has worked alongside at a private hospital. Naina has experience collaborating care as she is a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide individual’s comprehensive care. Naina specializes with clients to overcome anxiety and stress, intrusive negative thoughts, low self-esteem, relationship struggles, grief and loss, major life transitions, and more that comes from navigating life.
Naina's approach is unique in that she utilizes evidence-based therapy and holistic therapy. Talk Therapy is great but with the addition of holistic therapy it provides the comprehensive support you need to achieve your goals. Naina has advanced training in CBT, Mindfulness CBT, Positive Psychology and Resilience, Trauma, Emotional Regulation, and Substance Abuse. Holistic therapy is a type of therapy that addresses the whole person, integrating spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional forms of well-being. Naina has training and knowledge of holistic therapy such as breathwork, mindfulness, and energy healing practices. The goal is to help the individual gain a deeper understanding of themselves on all levels. Together we will discover what works for you. Naina can incorporate homework, worksheets, and journaling if you feel those tools are beneficial in your journey.
Naina earned a Master’s degree in Social Work. She provides clients with tools they can use to improve their lives and to manage their emotional reactions. Her goal is to get clients to a place in their lives where they feel like they’re thriving and regularly engaging with happiness. Naina is a seasoned telehealth provider, and offers remote sessions to help make therapy a core component of your healing journey.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Holistic Health and coaching - The integration of spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional forms of wellbeing. The goal is to help individuals develop a deeper understanding of themselves on all these levels.
Mind-body connection - Practicing mindfulness to draw together how the body feels physically and how the mind feels mentally; healing both physically and mentally
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 25 years
Private Hospital , Social Worker, 1999 - Present
Stonybrook University, Masters of Social Work, 1998
New York: 081202