Sahar Khoshakhlagh, PsyD, LMFT

Dr. Sahar, also known as Dr. K, established her NYC practice in 2010, drawing upon over 15 years of experience in healthcare management. She possesses academic qualifications in Psychology and Applied Psychology and holds a Doctorate in Couples and Family Therapy.

Dr. K guides her clients through their complex emotions, such as anger, often stemming from frustration or perceived injustice, and stress from overwhelming demands and anxiety marked by continuous worry.Her expertise extends to addressing depressive states marked by deep sadness and loss, and navigating trust issues arising from betrayal or vulnerability. Additionally, she skillfully handles intimacy concerns, fostering communication and healthier connections within close relationships.

Her therapy combines evidence-based techniques tailored for each client, using Attachment Theory for relationship insights, Relationship Enhancement strategies for stronger interpersonal connections, Mindfulness for present awareness, and Narrative Therapy to help her clients reevaluate their life stories while crafting new narratives.

Dr. K has received recognition for her work in Trauma-Informed Care, earning an Honorary Citation and a Certificate of Recognition from the NYPD's Crisis Intervention Program. Her dedication to transforming trauma perceptions is well-acknowledged, with State Senator Kevin Parker commending her for empowering individuals in their communities.

In addition to individual counseling, Dr. K specializes in working with couples and families. Applying a systemic lens, she views relationships as interconnected systems, where each individual's well-being contributes to the overall health of the group. Together, you will explore the dynamics of your relationships, gaining a deeper understanding of how each person's story intertwines with the others.

Dr. K's methodology is both eclectic and evidence-based, blending various therapeutic techniques to create a unique path for each individual, couple, and family. This personalized approach ensures that the therapy is as unique as you are, addressing your specific needs and goals.