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Purvesh Shelat(He/Him/His)

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
New Jersey
Adolescent mental health- Anxiety - Depression- Life transitions- Loss, grief, and bereavement- Stress management-
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Professional statement

Purvesh is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with more than 8 years of experience in the mental health field. He has earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Rutgers University and has completed his Master Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has experience working in hospital settings, group homes, and in the community.

Purvesh has experience working with individuals 16 and older. He utilizes evidence-based treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing (MI). These techniques have proven to be effective in treating various mental health issues.

Purvesh has worked with clients struggling with Anxiety, Depression, Personality Disorder, Substance abuse, Mood Disorders and a variety of other mental health challenges.

Purvesh enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, playing video games and exercising during his leisure time. Purvesh uses a variety of disciplines and a range of proven methods to determine the best combination of therapeutic tools to help his client.

As an Eclectic therapist, I feel there is no “one size fits all”

Message to clients

Life can be overwhelming and difficult to navigate at times. Seeking help can be challenging during those times, however, I will provide you with a safe, comfortable space to identify your strengths and resilience to overcome these challenges. We will work towards developing healthy, more effective coping strategies to promote change.

I mainly utilize CBT, DBT, strength based and motivational interviewing techniques in my practice. I have experience working with ages 16 and older in private practice residential, PHP/IOP and inpatient settings.

Together we can make a difference in your life, and I look forward to the privilege of working with you.


New Jersey: 37PC00704100


English, Gujarati, Hindi


Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

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

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Loss, grief, and bereavement - 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

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


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

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Evernorth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$195 (55min)