Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Kashmir received her master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at Arizona State University in 2018 and earned her independent license in the state of Arizona as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Kashmir’s primary passion is supporting couples and families in the healing process in both trauma and relational struggles. She has found a unique specialty in supporting couples in overcoming the effects of trauma and understanding how each partner’s childhood adversity has impacted the relationship. Kashmir understands the importance of aiding couples and families through relational issues, as well as helping individuals who struggle to balance their emotions after experiencing an adversity. Kashmir is currently undergoing Level 1 of the Gottman Institute training. The Gottman Institute provides specialized training to assist in couples therapy.
Over the past four years, Kashmir has developed a passion for working with children in various environments. When working with children, Kashmir utilizes a play therapy approach to facilitate children in processing through hardships and to help them understand their emotions. This child-centered approach supports healing at each child’s own pace while supporting parents in understanding their child’s needs. Kashmir is training in Level 1 Sand Tray Play Therapy and is scheduled to attend Level 2 in February 2023.
Kashmir integrates mindfulness and somatic-regulation techniques to assist individuals in managing symptoms of anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She excels in making great effort to assist couples, families, and individuals in reaching their goals by providing the tools to improve relationships with oneself and others. Kashmir strives to create a positive and safe experience to increase overall well-being and a healthy mental state.