Puja Shroff Thoria, LPC, NCC

Dearborn
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Education

  • School:
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Degree:
    Master of Science in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology
  • Additional Certificates:
    National Certified Counselor Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

I have extensive training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to help individuals identify and modify irrational thoughts and thinking patterns to improve their overall mental health and enhance personal growth. Through personal and professional experiences, I have learned that much of our daily anguish is fabricated by our minds and influenced by our perceptions. As Buddha perfectly puts it, “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” Through techniques of mindfulness and increased self-awareness, we gain control of our minds and ultimately achieve contentment.
As a counselor, I believe we play a crucial part in our clients’ lives in terms of providing therapeutic support and exemplifying healthy mental health habits. I strongly emphasize self-care in my sessions, because we can only help others if we can help ourselves. Counseling becomes a platform where you gain a new purpose in life, increase self-acceptance, learn to manage stress better, improve interpersonal relationships, and more. Much of our life is shaped by the quality of our thoughts and attitude towards life. Thus, you cannot expect positive outcomes with a negative mind.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna/Cofinity
  • BCBS
  • BCN
  • Beacon Health Options (BHO/VO)
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • TriWest (VA/Veteran's Affairs)
  • UBH
  • Ulliance EAP
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Pregnancy / Prenatal / Postpartum / Perinatal
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Stress

Communities

  • Vegan Allied

Specialties

  • Life Coaching
  • Anxiety
  • Stress

Session Types

  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • Adults

Types of Therapy

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Strength-Based

Faith-Based Therapy

  • Buddhist
  • Hindu
  • Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations

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