Natasha  Kumar
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Natasha Kumar

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
California, Ohio, Texas Accepting Online
Updated January 31, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Eating disorders & disordered eating
  • Trauma
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues

Professional statement

Natasha Kumar is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in Davis, CA and providing Telehealth services in California, Texas and Ohio. She works with adolescents and adults dealing with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and trauma.

Natasha is trained in various treatment modalities such as Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an evidence- based therapy that helps clients heal from traumatic memories. She likes to utilize these different types of treatment approaches that are specific to her clients’ needs and goals. Natasha also guides her clients into setting healthy boundaries, increasing their self care, self worth and self compassion.

Natasha approaches every session with warmth and compassion. She is open, authentic and direct. She aligns with her clients though a non-judgmental lens, inviting space for her clients to process and heal in a safe and comfortable manner. Natasha considers her therapeutic approach as collaborative and client centered to best meet her clients’ needs, values and goals.


Message to clients

At various times in our lives, we may feel stuck and lost on our path of life. At times, this could look like using coping skills that are not helpful or prevent the growth we truly want to make. I invite you to come as you are in our sessions and allow me to walk through this journey alongside you to unveil the feelings and guilt of being stuck and in return, develop healthy coping skills and thrive. My wish is to provide a safe, warm, and inclusive space to help you grow, process, and heal. Opening up and being vulnerable can be scary, but it can also be relieving, and I am passionate about supporting you through this process.

I will always follow and support your pace in your journey to heal and pursue your goals.


Specialties

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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

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+)
  • Families
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Natasha Kumar 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: $200 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $150 - $200

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am- 5:30 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Wed 9:00am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 10:00am - 1:00 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Ohio)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am- 5:30pm
  • Tue 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Wed 9:00am- 6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am -6:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am- 1:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Texas)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am -5:30pm
  • Tue 9:00am- 7:30pm
  • Wed 9:00am -6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am- 6:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am- 1:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 4 years

Embodied Wisdom Counseling, Therapist, 2021 - Present

Palo Alto University, Master of Arts in Counseling, 2019
UC Davis, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Minor in Human Development, 2017


Licensure

California: 130606

Ohio: F.2200293

Texas: 204851


Languages

English


Therapy Groups

Natasha  Kumar
Stronger Together: Eating Disorder Group for College Students

A weekly process-oriented support group for college students struggling with eating disorders and body image concerns.