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Venita Rawal(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC
New Jersey
Anxiety - Depression-Infertility counseling- Life transitions- Stress management- Trauma-
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Professional statement

Dr. Venita Rawal, a Licensed Professional Counselor, offers virtual counseling services in New Jersey, specializing in supporting adults from diverse backgrounds. With a culturally informed approach, Venita assists clients grappling with anxiety, depression, work-life balance challenges, relationship issues, life transitions, and cultural hurdles. Particularly dedicated to serving the Asian American community, she addresses cultural and intergenerational conflicts as well as infertility concerns.

Employing a holistic methodology, Venita collaborates with clients to discern patterns, gain insights, and explore alternative perspectives. She tailors treatment plans to meet individual needs, drawing from therapeutic modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, and client-centered therapy.

Venita fosters a safe, accepting, and validating environment where clients are encouraged to examine and re-frame beliefs hindering their desired life path. She equips them with coping strategies for stress and anxiety, fostering personal growth and behavioral change. Venita aspires to empower each client to lead a fulfilling life.

Having earned her doctorate from Montclair State University, Venita has accrued experience in various therapeutic settings, including schools, community agencies, and crisis centers. Her professional journey underscores a deep respect for the influence of culture on individuals' perspectives and behaviors.

Beyond her practice, Venita finds joy in travel, reading, and cherished moments with loved ones.


Message to clients

I view therapy as a journey of self-exploration, where we delve into the patterns of your life, your interactions, your self-perceptions, and your deepest concerns. Through open expression, thoughtful exploration, and gentle examination, my aim is to guide you towards a more authentic understanding of yourself.

In our sessions, I strive to create a safe and nurturing environment, free from judgment, where you can explore your experiences and perspectives. My approach is characterized by empathy and compassion, aimed at helping you gain new insights and perspectives, leading to personal growth and inner peace.

Whether you come with specific goals or seek support; a place to vent and share your frustrations and experiences, I am here to assist you. Together, we'll identify the root causes of your stress, fears, or sadness, and collaboratively set realistic and meaningful goals. For some clients, our work may be focused on achieving short-term objectives, while for others, it may involve ongoing support and personal development.

Many of my clients seek both a listening ear and constructive feedback, desiring to broaden their understanding and find new solutions. While I adapt to your needs and preferences, I also take an active role in our sessions, offering guidance and insights that clients often find valuable in making changes to the way they experience life.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 21 years

Vibrant Road Counseling, Counselor

Montclair State University, PhD, 2020

Licensure

New Jersey: 37PC00345700

Languages

English, Hindi

Specialties

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

Infertility counseling - Understanding infertility interventions and solutions; support during decision-making processes; coping with fertility problems and pregnancy loss

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

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

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




Clientele

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

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Spring Health
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$175 (60min)
  • Sliding scale:$90 - $175

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The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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