She/Her/HersAssociate Marriage and Family Therapist, AMFT Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Shyla Batliwalla, AMFT, is a psychotherapist, teacher, and wellness leader. She has been working at the intersection of education, mindfulness, and mental health for a decade. Her therapeutic interests include women, BIPOC and marginalized communities, adolescents and teens, fertility and perinatal support, and couples.
Shyla holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Francisco, a teaching credential from Notre Dame de Namur University, and a B.A. in International Studies and Spanish from UC Irvine. She has been teaching and leading mindfulness to children and adults for the past ten years. Shyla is a mother and first-generation immigrant who has spent extensive time living and working abroad. She has a warm, empathic, and trauma-informed approach to clients and believes in the healing power of a strong therapeutic relationship.
Shyla believes that all healthy relationships come down to two things: empathy and boundaries. She also believes that a greater sense of self-awareness allows us to have a deeper understanding of who we are and better see how we connect to our community and world.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Shyla Batliwalla is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 1 year
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Anise Health, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, 2023 - Present
Teach Well, Educational Wellness Consultant, 2020 - Present
University of San Francisco, Masters of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2022
Teaching Credential, Notre Dame de Namur University, 2009
University of California, Irvine, B.A. International Studies, Spanish, 2005
Supervisor: Lauren Gogarty (LMFT 96590)