Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Kirti provides a holistic approach to individual therapy treating depression, anxiety, adjustment, parenting and relationship issues. Kirti provides couples and family counseling focusing on the thoughts and needs of each member within the family unit, parenting, sibling, and blended family issues. Kirti utilizes variety of treatment modalities depending on client’s needs, including CBT,relaxation techniques, mindfulness techniques, Internal Family systems, Solution Focused family therapy and insight oriented therapy.
Kirti’s personality is one of professionalism, fully engaged, playful, energetic, as well as calm and soothing when appropriate. Her therapeutic approach includes a strength based model where she helps clientele to discover and use their strengths, skills and abilities, as well as principles from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, and family systems therapy. Kirti believes in working together with clients to help them make changes in their life by creating clear goals that improve the quality of their life. This is a caring therapist who believes that real healing change is an individual process that is unique to each person and sees her role as a guide and mentor on this journey. Kirti strongly believes that clients come to counseling because they want to change something that is not working for them. This is exactly the reason why she provides strategies and skills for clients to take home in every session. In addition, Kirti uses a collaborative approach in her work by coordinating care with school, PCP and other providers as applicable.
Kirti Agarwal, LMHC received her first Masters degree in Psychology in India in 2000 and her second Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Fitchburg State University in 2005. Kirti also completed CAGS in Family Systems Therapy.