She/Her/HersLicensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Zakeeyah Khan is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NY who specializes in seeing individuals with anxiety, childhood trauma, and/or substance or alcohol abuse, including prescription medications. In addition, many of her clients are navigating major life transitions, like entering the working world, transitioning careers, or becoming a new parent.
Zakeeyah draws from a variety of treatment modalities including Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Gestalt Therapy, and mindfulness practices. She has found that CBT and mindfulness practices are especially effective in treating clients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
When working with clients with a history of trauma, including physical and sexual abuse, Zakeeyah takes an individualized treatment approach that takes into account the client’s needs and goals. She usually incorporates elements of Gestalt Therapy, breath work, mindfulness techniques, and chair work. Zakeeyah helps individuals develop a safety plan and learn new tools that they can use to cope in their daily life. She provides a safe space for her clients to approach trauma work, and allows them to proceed at their pace.
Zakeeyah is passionate about the work she does and wants to help her clients rewrite their story and leave sessions feeling empowered to take control of their life.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
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
Mindfulness - Practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present
Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Private Practice, 2018 - Present
Kafko Psychological Services, 2017 - 2019
Educational Alliance Center for Recovery and Wellness, 2014 - 2018
Employment Program for Recovered Alcoholics (EPRA), 2013 - 2014
New York University, MA, 2014
Adelphi University, BA, 2011