Dr. Shreya Vaishnav is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor and has been working in the mental health field for several years. She has experience working in various clinical settings, including college counseling centers and hospitals. She also has years of clinical experience working with diverse populations, including immigrants, refugees, and international students.
Shreya identifies as a first-generation Indian immigrant and migrated from Mumbai, India about 11 years ago. As an immigrant and a woman of color, she is familiar with struggles related to moving to a new country, experiencing cross-cultural and identity related concerns, navigating experiences of discrimination in interpersonal relationships and in the workplace. She has worked with children, teenagers, young adults, and adults experiencing a wide variety of concerns including relationship issues, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and many more. Shreya has a warm, empathic, and a non-judgmental approach to working with her clients.
Dr. Vaishnav is also a full time Visiting Assistant Professor at the master’s in counseling program at Palo Alto University where she trains students to develop into culturally responsive and inclusive counselors in the profession.
Specializing in Cultural Issues, Anxiety Treatment, Depression and Individual Therapy
Whether you are new to the Bay Area or have been living here as an immigrant for years, cultural differences can often cause stress, anxiety, and difficulty in connecting with the community. I specialize in cross cultural concerns and help clients navigate work, life, and relationship spaces to lead a healthy and fulfilling life in the Bay Area
Depression is one of the most common mental health concerns in the world. If you find yourself unmotivated, tired, sleeping less or sleeping too much, feeling worthless - you are not alone. These symptoms and many more can be managed with therapy
Relationships can be tricky and messy. Whether with a significant other, a parent, a friend, a sibling, or a colleague; I am here to help you build your confidence and support you in developing healthy relationships with those around you
Are you worrying too much? Feeling lost in thoughts? Are you feeling indecisive or on edge most of the time? Anxiety can be exhausting. The good news is that it can be managed with resources and strategies providing by a professional.
Trauma due to experiencing loss, death, pain, or any other experience, can seep into other parts of your life. If you find yourself overwhelmed with past or current trauma, you are not alone and therapy can definitely help!