Asya is a mindfulness based therapist specializing in guiding individuals and families through the ups and downs of parenting, the challenges of relationships, and life’s transitions. Asya's approach to psychotherapy is based on kindness, compassion, and deep level of trust in the client's process.
Asya's training includes a BA from University of California, Berkeley where she majored in Psychology. She earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at SF State University. Asya's clinical skill development took place while completing a full-time 2-year internship at Community Institute for Psychotherapy and working at Pyramid Alternatives for 4 years. Her experience includes working in a variety of settings, including community outpatient clinic, day treatment facility for children and families, and school-based services. In addition she has completed Level one of Professional Hakomi Skill training.
Asya opened her practice in 2012 (license: LMFT #51838). Her engaging personality, gentle nature, and authentic presence create a safe environment where a trusting relationship is built through honesty and lack of judgement. Her passion are the people she works with: walking alongside them, serving them, and empowering them to make healthy decisions for themselves.
When not with her clients, Asya enjoys hiking, doing yoga, reading, and spending time with her beloved husband and their sweet little daughter. Asya is a also a Director of Professional Development at Therapist Development Center where she creates continuing education courses and helps people pass licensing exams.