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Vishal Vaswani, LMHC

Vishal Vaswani, LMHC


Licensed in NY #009694
Insurances Accepted: UMR for Mount Sinai, Aetna
I work from a human-centered base which consists of empathy and curiosity.

My Therapy Style

I work from a human-centered base which consists of empathy and curiosity. I have 4+ years in substance use treatment as well as 4+ years working with justice involved individuals in an alternative to incarceration program. I utilize trauma-informed and strengths-based approaches which consist of harm reduction and motivational interviewing techniques. I am passionate about social justice and understand that as individuals, people live in a context of systems, small and large. I work with people to understand themselves and others in these contexts. I also have a special interest in those who are creatives and artists as well as college students in their multifaceted life transitions.

Education & Training

MA - Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Lesley University

Get to Know Me

Why did you become a mental health professional?

Curiosity of human experience and appreciation of human resiliency despite odds. Interest in the physiology of behavior.

What are your interests outside of work?

Outside of work I enjoy playing music: guitar, drums, or bass. Or listening to music by going to see one of my favorite bands. I also like: being in nature, food, reading books or graphic novels, playing video games, and spending time with friends and family.

How do you recharge?

Going for a walk or writing music.