Zakeeyah Khan is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Long Island City, NY who specializes in seeing individuals with anxiety, childhood trauma, and/or substance or alcohol abuse, including prescription medications. In addition, many of her clients are navigating major life transitions, like entering the working world, getting married, or becoming a new parent.
Zakeeyah draws from a variety of treatment modalities including Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Gestalt Therapy, and mindfulness practices. She has found that CBT and mindfulness practices are especially effective in treating clients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
When working with clients with a history of trauma, including physical and sexual abuse, Zakeeyah takes an individualized treatment approach that takes into account the client’s needs and goals. She usually incorporates elements of Gestalt Therapy, breath work, mindfulness techniques, and chair work. Zakeeyah helps individuals develop a safety plan and learn new tools that they can use to cope in their daily life. She provides a safe space for her clients to approach trauma work, and allows them to proceed at their pace.
Zakeeyah is passionate about the work she does and wants to help her clients rewrite their story and leave sessions feeling empowered to take control of their life. Her office is conveniently located off of the E, M, G, and 7 subway lines.