My Approach to Helping
Jasmine Sundri is a Mental Health Counselor who has a passion for working with clients in regards to their intersectionalities of health and identity, whether it be raceethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, culture, andor immigration status. She also has a passion for the arts and believes in taking a creative approach to her therapeutic work. Jasmine is familiar with Hindi and Spanish.
Jasmine believes the therapeutic process is a unique, powerful, active, collaborative, and professional relationship that has the potential for individuals to feel a sense of safety, no judgment, validation, empowerment, self-awareness, and self-acceptance that can better foster change, awareness, and growth.
She believes in providing clients a safe, sex-positive, non-heteronormative, affirming space where clients can feel empowered and accepted by utilizing an eclectic blend of Feminist, Multicultural, Existential, Rogerian, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness, and CBT. She is also very passionate about social justice and has experience working with immigrant and LBGTQ populations.
Jasmine’s prior therapeutic work involved providing individual and group therapy for cancer patients and caregivers utilizing health based interventions, mindfulness, and griefbereavement therapy as well as Existential, Psychodynamic, and CBT-based interventions. She also has prior work experience with crisis intervention utilizing short-term therapy and technology. Jasmine has experience working with elderly adults with chronic pain and illness along with working with clients to empower them in their relationships and help them better manage and explore their depression, anxiety, substance use, and trauma.
Jasmine received an Ed.M. in Mental Health Counseling and M.A. in Psychological Counseling from Teacher’s College, Columbia University.