Dr. Puja Kakkar

Counselor, PhD, PsyD, LMHC

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(425) 578-5986

Dr. Puja Kakkar

Counselor, PhD, PsyD, LMHC


Location

Offers online therapy

Dr Puja Kakkar
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 578-5986

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Announcement icon At this time, I am offering video sessions on a secure online platform.
Are you a teen who feels like no one understands you? Are you a parent who is struggling? Are you an adult having trouble in coping with anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, trauma, life transitions and relationship issues? Life can be hard, and we often find ourselves stuck. I'm here to help you to cope with the life's struggles without feeling alone. I have 19 years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. I can assist you in finding solutions to your problems and guide you to the path of happiness and success.
I work with young children and teens struggling with behavioral, social and emotional issues. l help teens improve their self-esteem, reduce stress, gain confidence and enjoy healthier relationships with their friends and family. I provide in depth parental support and guidance to help parents improve their relationship with their children.
I provide therapy in four languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. My therapeutic style is warm, engaging, empathic and collaborative, and is rooted in evidence-based approaches like Cognitive behavioral Therapy,Family Systems and Acceptance and Commitment therapy. I will work with you to explore your inner strengths and happiness.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $180 - $260
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
I do not accept insurance but I offer monthly superbills for therapy services that can be submitted to your insurance for reimbursement.
Email me or call (425) 578-5986 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20 Years
  • License: Washington / LH61103144
  • School: Antioch University Seattle
  • Year Graduated: 2017

Location

Dr Puja Kakkar
Sammamish, WA 98074
(425) 578-5986
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Parenting
  • Life Transitions
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian
  • Gay

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Communities
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Single Mother

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Biofeedback
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Relational
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 12 Apr 2021
Dr. Puja Kakkar, PhD, PsyD, LMHC, Counselor in Sammamish

Dr. Puja Kakkar

Counselor, PhD, PsyD, LMHC