Shikha Lavaniya

Shikha Lavaniya

(20)
  • ₹1200 per hour

About Me

Shikha is a compassionate counselling psychologist who believes in creating a safe and non-judgmental space for everyone who wishes to explore their thoughts, feelings and behaviours, in short, themselves. For effective therapy, she aims to create a trusting, collaborative environment characterized by mutual respect and understanding. She is a strong proponent of the maxim that we all are a work in progress and true happiness lies in enjoying the journey rather than waiting for the destination.

She has completed her Master's in Counselling Psychology, holds certification in communication and soft skills from Madras University, and is a certified mental health expert. She is naturally an appreciative listener and an excellent conversationalist. She considers herself very fortunate to have interacted with people from all walks of life and has an innate understanding of how each person is unique, inspiring, and relatable.

She envisions empowering individuals to live more meaningful and fulfilling lives. Her counselling is a balanced fusion of various interventions for achieving a person-cantered approach tailored to suit the needs of her clients. As a counselling psychologist, she aims to ameliorate mental health maladies and become a reliable support system.

 Art and fitness are two of her passions. She enjoys reading, watching movies, and eating good food. Spending time with her family gives her solace.

Education

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Specializations

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Childhood issues
  • LGBTQIA+
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    An amazing therapist with amazing skills

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    Incredibly open-minded, understanding, and empathetic person made me feel that I could talk about anything. She helped me to see things as they actually are, and not as I thought they were. Forever grateful!!

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    Shikha ma'am gives very good therapy. She helped me overcome my anxiety concerns with ease.

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    She have been very patient throughout the session..perfect in her style of conducting it..making me comfortable at every point....and I can say the purpose which I had in my mind for taking out the session was fulfilled in one hour. I would not have a second thought next time if I had to reach her again in my life. I had got purposefully some great insights which I have noted down after the session was over.those insights will help me to work on my issue.. thankyou so much shikha mam. Truly grateful and thankful...can't express my gratitude enough .. I wish you do wonderful in life.

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    I have been working with Shikha over 5 months now. I feel truly cared for, by her. She makes sure to check in with me frequently, gives me tons of homework and is always available to hear me and help me out. She has helped me develop confidence in my own abilities to manage my anxiety. I have worked with many psychologists in the past, but working with Shikha has been the best fit so far.

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    Shikha Lavaniya, I am here to express my gratitude for the immense help that you have provided me with my mental health journey. Your therapy sessions have been instrumental in helping me get out of the mental health issues that I was facing. I cannot thank you enough for your patient listening and understanding of my problems. Your guidance and insights have helped me immensely to overcome my anxieties and fears. I am now in a much better place mentally, and I attribute a large part of my progress to your efforts. Your feedback and encouragement have been instrumental in my journey towards better mental health, and I am grateful for the positive impact that you have had on my life. Once again, I would like to thank you for your unwavering support and guidance my therapy session. Your dedication and commitment to helping people like me are truly commendable. Regards!!

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    Ms. Lavaniya, I wanted to reach out and extend my heartfelt thanks for the incredible support you provided me during the session. Your genuine care and expertise have truly made a positive impact on my well-being. From the very beginning, you created a safe and nurturing space where I felt heard and understood. I am deeply grateful for your commitment and genuine care. Thank you once again for your guidance and support.

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    I had a counselling session with Shikha Lavaniya ma'am. She is magical. This was one of the best hour of my life. I have had many counselling sessions earlier, but none clicked or hit me like this. The way ma'am explained everything, talked with me and understood everything so nicely. She is a very peaceful listener. I felt like i am talking to my family member. She didn't give me any unrealistic expectations or heavy tasks. She helped me throughout the session to open up. She helped me in self affirming. Looking forward for more such sessions with her. Thank you ma'am.

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    Shikha,This is in response to the session that we had in September. You were definitely helpful. Specifically for the way you made me feel comfortable. We are technically strangers and I have a little difficulty talking to new people, but I connected easily with you. You maintained that throughout the session. And thank you for explaining the working of our mind on three levels which helped me understand the possible reasons for my situation. I am glad I approached you, and I'm sure I'll find help the same way in you when (rather hopefully, if) I feel the need in future. Thank you so much!

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    I wanted to express my heartfelt gratitude for the recent therapy session with Dr. Shikha Lavaniya. Her guidance and insights have been incredibly helpful for me. I appreciate her empathetic approach and the safe space she created that allowed me to open up and work through my thoughts and emotions. I can already feel that few of my questions have been answered, and I owe a lot of that to your support. I have never felt so heard and understood in my life.

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    I recently had few sessions with Shikha Sharma Lavaniya Ma'am. I was very afraid before my first session and was very nervous as I never did anything like this before but I am glad that I gave it a try. She was very helpful in terms of listening and was very compassionate towards me. She helped me and provided me with information and techniques for dealing with my anxiety. It is still difficult but I am coping much better than before and I thank Shikha Ma'am and MindTribe for the same.

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    So I took the free session which was taken by Shikha. And it was my first therapy session in life. She really helped me identify the feeling which i didn't have any name before. Also how I can get through it. She had been supportive and patient while listening. I would definitely think of her in future if I think of begining therapies.

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    I've had sessions with Shikha for the past 5 months, and, for starters, I want to say, that it felt PRACTICAL. I observed the extent of advice delivered, in a manner that I get to interpret it and carry it out through my perception. She has given me chances to express myself through my writings, and has always acknowledged my concerns and queries throughout my sessions. I have learnt more about myself in the past few months, after being guided with the space to explore myself, which, to my belief is something that makes a counselor successful. Her combination of subtely and humour, along with inspiring and relatable stories are what made me continue pursuing my sessions with her. It takes time and perseverance to be vulnerable and discover oneself truly, and Shikha helped me spend my time, energy and effort on myself.

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    Shikha ,the session with you was amazing . I really needed someone to hear me out . Thanks for enlightening me with the knowledge of what Anxiety really is , and at the same time helping me understand how I can deal with It. Thanks for patiently listening to me and it was great how you explained the scientific reason behind a panic attacks. Hoping to deal with situation in a better way.

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    Session with Shikha lavaniya is such a therapy. I'm gald she met me. It feels really light after talking to her there is no fear of getting judged. She is real a jem. God bless her ❤️

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    I took my 1st free session with Shikha Lavaniya Ma’am she is very polite and have a very positive vibes i just want thank minde tribe and shikha Lavaniya ma’am to reaching out to me I’ll be looking forward to have more proper sessions with her.🙏🏻

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    Ma'am I had a great time talking to you. Although I was one talking on and on. It felt like I was talking to one of my friends or my cousin. And thank you for helping me to understand the wider side of personality. And your advice even made me connect a lot of my dots to see the bigger picture. Ma'am I'm really grateful for the session we had and really thankful for your kindness 🌻

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    Mam it was really nice talking to you you have listened to me carefully and have given the right advice which I needed right now....I will always be thankful to you and surely take another session if needed....it was awesome ...

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    I wasn't sure what to expect from therapy, but you made it easy for me to openly discuss my thoughts. You helped me let my guard down, which is not usual for me, and the way you helped me confront my most challenging emotions brought me a tremendous sense of relief. Thank you for being so patient with me!!

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    Talking with Shikha mam was like the best thing ever happened in my life she show me the path to live a better life 😊 everybody need a therapist like her hope in future I have a chance to talk with her again with my new mindset what she guide me through these sessions