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Naureen Dharani

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
New York
Anxiety-Depression-Addiction-Substance abuse-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-Loss and grief-

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Professional statement

Naureen Dharani is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NY state (NY Lic. No. 009389) and is also a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Additionally, Naureen is a Level II Certified Clinical Trauma Professional working with clients who present with extensive trauma. Naureen is also a Certified Grief Educator and has worked with many people with varying levels of grief/loss.

In addition to trauma related issues, Naureen specializes in addiction (specifically substance abuse related), codependency, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and general mental health. She has worked tirelessly in her religious community to combat South Asian Mental Health stigmas and promote access to mental health. Naureen is well versed in asian and south asian related cultural issues and provides a safe, empathetic, and nonjudgmental space to discuss your mental health concerns.

Naureen's approach to psychotherapy is eclectic with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Innerchild Work, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. Naureen inspires clients to work on their personal development between sessions through the use of exercises and light readings. She enjoys having an integrative and collaborative process in therapy and believes that the work done in therapy continues outside of the session.

Due to COVID-19, Naureen is not currently seeing clients in person. All sessions will be conducted remote via telehealth video sessions. Phone sessions available by request. Naureen is out of network with all insurance, but provides superbills for anyone using OON benefits.

Message to clients

I believe that inside of you is your best potential waiting to be revealed to you. We are first humans before the labels society has given us and I believe as humans, we have to expose our triumphs, ask for help, and heal our souls. I am a compassionate person who understands the importance of not only feeling heard, but feeling heard without judgment. All the goals you didn’t think you could achieve, all the trauma you didn’t think you could overcome, all the pain you didn’t understand how to heal from is just a phone call away. Feed your mind, heal your soul. Don’t hesitate, let’s connect today!

Work and Education

Private Practice, Psychotherapist
Montefiore Medical Center, Counselor
Harlem East Life Plan, Substance Abuse Counselor

St. John's University, MS, Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2015
Austin College, BA, Psychology, 2013


New York: 9389




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

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

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

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


  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


    Naureen Dharani is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

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

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

    Out-of-pocket fees

    • Individual sessions:$185 (55min)
    • Initial session:$185 (55min)

    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
    • IvyPay
    Session frequency

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

    • Weekly
    • Every other week
    • Multiple times a week
    Therapist's note

    I use a HIPPA secure platform for payment called Ivy Pay. I also offer superbills for all OON clients. If price is an issue, please reach out anyway and maybe I will be able to work something out with you based on your individual needs.

    Client testimonials

    "We connected well"
    - Zencare client March 2022