Amita  Khare

Amita Khare

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
California Accepting Online
Gold River Accepting In-person
Updated September 5, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Child mental health
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Women's issues

Professional statement

Amita Khare is a marriage and family therapist based in Sacramento. Amita offers both in-person and telehealth sessions for people living in California. Amita is particularly passionate about serving women, young adults, children, and families. Many of Amita’s clients come in to resolve trauma, reduce anxiety and depression, get unstuck and move forward with confidence. Amita has helped children and families who are battling increased anxiety, depression, and behavior issues due to the pandemic.

Amita is trained in Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavioral therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Amita draws from mindfulness, solution-focused therapy, and art therapy to cater to her client’s needs. These approaches work on identifying unhelpful thinking patterns and reframing them to help clients achieve their goals. By learning mindfulness techniques clients find peace and balance in their life. Clients are able to leave their past behind and focus on creating the life they love. Amita provides practical tools that clients can use every day to help them change their behavior.

Amita's style is trauma-informed, non-judgmental, and strength-based. Amita believes in developing a strong therapeutic relationship and providing a safe, healing environment for growth and success.

Amita received her MS from California State University, Sacramento. She has extensive experience in the mental health field; working with local community clinics, serving individuals and families from diverse socio-economical and cultural backgrounds. Outside of private practice, she is an active board member of the local chapter for marriage and family therapists. Amita has received the 'Outstanding Leader' award from the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists in 2020. Amita is passionate about women's empowerment and has hosted multiple events and groups for women. Amita also enjoys gardening, hiking, and reading in her spare time.


Message to clients

Maybe this is your first time seeking therapy or maybe you have tried it before and it didn’t work. You are hoping to find the cure for your crippling anxiety; worsened by the pandemic. You would like to wake up in the morning without the feeling of dread, hopelessness, and despair. You would like to break free from the clutches of past trauma and live.

It could be that you are seeking help for your child who has been struggling with social isolation, or the anxiety of going back to school in-person tipping the balance of the family.

Whatever the reason, thank you for showing up for yourself. It is a courageous act.

I believe in my client’s strengths and abilities to take steps towards their goals, with a little help. I believe that all of us are able to achieve our dreams and live the life we want to live. I am your coach or a guide in your journey towards happiness. I will provide you with practical tools that you can use every day to feel confident and happier. I believe in a collaborative approach. Together we can achieve your goals and dreams. It is time to invest in yourself. Give me a call to schedule a 20-minute free phone consultation. Do visit my website; The Zenith Counseling for more information. Thank you for visiting!


Specialties

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Amita Khare is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $120 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $160 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $150 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Multiple times a week
Therapist's note

I offer a 20-minute free phone consultation.

I offer a sliding scale for clients experiencing financial hardship.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9 am - 6 pm
  • Tue 9 am - 7 pm
  • Wed 9 am - 6 pm
  • Thu 9 am - 6 pm
  • Fri 9 am - 5 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Gold River practice
2377 Gold Meadow Way, Suite # 100, Gold River, California 95670
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 5 pm - 8 pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 9 am - 6 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 6 years

Uplift Family Services , MFT Associate , 2016 - 2018
Terra Nova Counseling , MFT Associate , 2015 - 2016

California State University, Sacramento, MS in Counseling , 2015


Licensure

California: 110856


Languages

English

Hindi

Marathi