LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR
Ranya is a Professional Counselor specializing in eating disorders, body image, anxiety, and depression. Ranya also has extensive experience working with issues related to trauma, self-esteem, relationships, and cultural identity. Ranya holds a Master’s degree in Psychology and an additional Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Pace University. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). She is committed to a Trauma-Informed approach, ensuring that each client’s unique personality and needs guide the development of a customized and eclectic treatment plan.
Ranya’s core philosophy is that therapy is not reserved for those who cannot help themselves; rather, it is a powerful tool for those who actively seek self-improvement. She firmly believes that every client is the ultimate authority on their own life, and so focuses on building genuine and collaborative relationships, where she taps into a client’s innate creativity, insights, and resilience to cultivate healthy coping mechanisms and facilitate personal growth and healing. Within this safe and supportive space she encourages clients to embrace discomfort on the path toward genuine empowerment; helping them shift from reacting to life to actively responding to it.
Under her guidance, therapy leads to heightened self-awareness, self-compassion, self-acceptance, and, ultimately, more fulfilling relationships and life choices. If you’re ready to embark on a transformative journey towards personal growth and empowerment, Ranya is here to guide and support you every step of the way.