She/Her/HersLicensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Nirmala Bijraj is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor conducting tele-therapy in New York and Florida. She sees clients navigating a wide variety of challenges including anxiety, identity issues, relationships, and life transitions. Additionally, she enjoys supporting clients of diverse cultural backgrounds, particularly second generation immigrants, exploring cultural, racial, and ethnic identity issues. Drawing from personal and professional experience, she is passionate about helping clients bridge family dynamics and develop their own identity while maintaining cultural and personal values.
Nirmala’s style is eclectic, taking an individualized approach to sessions depending on each client’s unique concerns. She draws from principles of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), humanistic therapy and holistic therapy to best support each individual.
Nirmala is committed to creating a warm and open environment for clients to feel heard and accepted.
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Race and cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Holistic Therapy - Holistic therapy focuses on the relationship between mind, body, and spirit, attempting to understand and address the ways issues in one aspect of a person can lead to concerns in other areas.
Nirmala Bijraj is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
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:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Nirmala is only in network with above insurances in New York State, she does not accept any insurance in Florida State currently.
Years of Experience: 8 years
Long Island University, MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2013
Queens College of the City University of New York, BA in Psychology & Sociology, 2011
New York: 006933