I am licensed in New York, New Jersey, and Arizona with 20+ years of professional work experience in national and international settings. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, trauma, relationship challenges & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Immigration Issues, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
NY LMHC 005448-01
AZ LPC LPC-22422
NJ LPC 37PC00538400
Dr. Sugi is really smart and utilizes a lot of strategies to get through problems you are experiencing. She is quick and direct to get to her point but is never stuck in her own answer. She can change course pretty quickly and is a great listener.
Written on Nov 30, 2023 after therapy with Sugandika for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
Amazing! I meant to give all 10’s. I am having fun, I took her advice. Love here
Written on Oct 21, 2023 after therapy with Sugandika for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I like this therapist!!
Written on Oct 12, 2023 after therapy with Sugandika for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
DR Subawickrama is Very patient and listens to you see asks question and then give you techniques to use in day to day life. She is understanding and gives suggestion as per seniro and also gives option that can help you. She checks on you via messaging and responds right away in a timly manner. i have learned many things and putting into practice. She is on time for her session
Written on Jul 21, 2023 after therapy with Sugandika for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, anger management, and coping with life changes
Dr. Subawickrama is extremely patient and understanding. I look forward to her messages checking in on me and making me feel supported.
Written on Jul 15, 2023 after therapy with Sugandika for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Dr Sugi is the best plain and simple.
Written on Jul 12, 2023 after therapy with Sugandika for 3 weeks on issues concerning addictions, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching