Raina Wadhawan, Therapist in new york, New York — Zencare
Raina  Wadhawan
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Raina Wadhawan

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
New York Accepting Online
Midtown East Accepting In-person
Updated May 6, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Life transitions
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Family issues
  • Attachment issues

Professional statement

Raina Wadhawan is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in women’s issues, intersection of gender, racial and cultural identities, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma and life transitions. Raina earned her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Sarah Lawrence College, and holds a Master of Arts in Psychological Counseling as well as Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to her private practice, Raina worked in variety of clinical settings, including outpatient mental health clinic, various private practices and early childhood settings.

Raina's approach to therapy is trauma-informed and client-centered. Raina will work to bring your body and mind into the room to find a greater sense of agency and autonomy. Guided by cultural perspective, Raina works with clients to address emotional challenges around identity, relationships, life transitions, trauma, grief and loss.

As a first-generation, South Asian women of color, Raina is able to relate to the challenges that women of minority backgrounds experience. Raina is passionate about working with women of color to identify ways they can develop coping strategies, create positive change, and enhance their inner strengths. Raina is fluent in Hindi, and Urdu and has a strong working knowledge of Punjabi.


Message to clients

If you’ve ended up here, chances are you are looking for something to change. I help clients who are ready and willing to examine what’s not working in their lives to find new ways to cope. No more unrealistic pressures (family, cultural, professional) dictating how you feel about yourself.  


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

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

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

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

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)

Insurance

Raina Wadhawan 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 (45min)

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
  • Credit Card
  • Zelle
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
Therapist's note

You will receive a monthly Superbill which you can send to your insurance for reimbursement based on OON benefits. I assist with submitting your insurance claims.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
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-8:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Midtown East practice
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education


IATP, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, 2022
Beck Institute , CBT for Anxiety, 2019
Columbia University , Masters of Education Ed.M, 2019
Columbia University , Masters of Psychological Counseling , 2019


Licensure

New York: 011745


Languages

English

Hindi