Ruschelle Khanna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in Lyme disease, grief and existential/spiritual crisis. With over twenty years of clinical experience, she is passionate about helping clients from all backgrounds work towards mental and physical wellness.
Ruschelle's sessions are interactive, creative, and goal-oriented. She utilizes a combination of skill-based and experiential therapies, including mentalization based cognitive behavioral therapy, internal family systems (IFS), hypnotherapy, Emotional Freedom Techniques (tapping), and creative therapies to help clients manage overwhelming emotions and reconnect to the truth. She also has a passion for working with families and couples to restore healthy, loving relationships.
Ruschelle's commitment to providing Lyme-literate therapy offers unique insight into the challenge of navigating a complex medical system and illness, as well as the toll it can take on relationships, daily functioning, and sense of self. She is dedicated to helping clients regain balance and connection, and reinvest in the life they want to lead.
Compassionate and insightful, Ruschelle strives to create an individualized treatment plan for each client. Ruschelle currently offers remote video sessions. She graduated from Columbia University with a Master's in Social Work holds many advanced certifications. Ruschelle's lifelong study of world religions including New Age philosophy has led her to return to a Christian focused worldview. She is currently enrolled in a training for Biblical Counseling.
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 through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Lyme disease - Dealing with a diagnosis of Lyme disease, adjusting to a new normal, impact on family, advocacy with medical team, creating a safe space to process feelings
Religious abuse/trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, physical, or religious abuse
Existential crisis - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses
Ruschelle Khanna is not in-network with any insurances.
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Mind Your Lyme Group Coaching for Lyme, Founder
Ruschelle Khanna & Associates, Founder
Fibromyalgia Summit, Founder
Institute for Family Health
Columbia University, MSW
New York University, SIFI Certification