Concentration: Individual therapy related to life transitions, relationships, intergenerational issues, depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, and substance use.
Biography: Neeva Sandhu, LCPC, CADC works with clients to address concerns related to identity, life transitions, self-esteem, relationships, anxiety, depression, addiction, and trauma through a culturally humble, anti-oppressive lens. Neeva focuses on providing clients individualized care with warmth, acceptance, and humor.
Neeva utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), self-compassion, mindfulness and strengths-based approaches with her clients. She focuses on helping them understand their thoughts and feelings by understanding them within the context of their identity, social environments, and family patterns.
Neeva received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois/Urbana where she majored in Molecular & Cellular Biology. She earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling-Psychology from Illinois State University and completed her thesis on Ethnic Identity, Acculturation Strategies, and Psychological Adjustment in Asian Indians. She is also certified in addictions.
Neeva has experience providing and supervising both individual and group therapy across multiple treatment settings including hospital-based, residential and outpatient programs. Throughout Neeva’s professional experience and education, she has built a strong foundation to help clients explore their identities, values, and beliefs in order to empower their sense of self and improve their quality of life.