Race/Ethnic Identity: Indo-Caribbean American
Attachment-based, Culturally Sensitive, Emotionally Focused, Minority based Feminism (Black Feminism & U.S. Third World Feminism) , Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Multicultural, Strengths-based
Aalih is passionate about navigating racial/ethnic identity, religious /spiritual identity, and working with marginalized populations (Muslim Americans, women, immigrants, and children of immigrants). She focuses on a holistic, strengths-based perspective to consider the individual as a diverse, multi-dimensional being within their environment. She specializes in working living with anxiety, chronic illness, depression, grief, infertility, perinatal or postpartum mood and anxiety disorder, self-esteem, and stress.
Credentials: Licensed Social Worker
Aalih received her Bachelor’s degree in social work from East Stroudsburg University before earning her Master’s degree in social work from Marywood University. Prior to working in outpatient therapy, Aalih worked as an Oncology Social Worker. She has experience working with a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, grief, and anger by implementing self-compassion, self-care, journaling, and mindfulness. She is currently working towards her doctoral degree in social work.