Ektha Aggarwal is an experienced licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and Founder of Shakti Therapy and Healing Services based in Los Angeles, CA. As a psychotherapist with about 10 years of experience, Ektha is particularly concerned with the impact of trauma on the mind-body connection, and the reconciliation of personal boundaries with cultural demands, supporting better emotional, physical, spiritual, and relationship health.
Shakti Therapy offers a holistic and psychotherapeutic approach to managing mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, life transitions, and relationship challenges. Ektha specializes in working with three communities:
1. People who are looking to connect with their higher self and identify their purpose in life.
2. People of color to break the stigma around mental health.
3. People interested in holistic psychotherapy modalities such as crystal healing, energy work, ketamine assisted psychotherapy, and spirituality.
Ektha has published her work with ScienceDirect, Good Indian Girl blog, and Women’s Web. She also speaks at seminars and participates in panels across the nation as a mental health specialist. Ektha additionally sits on the board for the Institute of Neuro-Innovation.
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
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Years of Experience: 9 years
Abbeyfield Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist , 2017 - 2020
Department of Health Services - LA County, Clinical Program Manager, 2017 - 2020
LA Care Health Plan, Clinical Social Worker, 2015 - 2017
CSU Long Beach, MSW, 2012
UC Irvine, Psychology and Social Behavior, 2008
California: Advanced Crystal Healer