I am licensed in Massachusetts, graduated from Boston University School of Social Work, with 20+ years of professional work experience. I am EMDR certified trauma specialist. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma, sexual abuse, physical abuse, bullying coping with grief and loss, depression, ADD / ADHD. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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: Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Body Image, Cancer, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Guilt and Shame, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MA LICSW 121995
Ranu is incredibly patient & kind & creates a very warm comfortable environment for me to open up about anything Im needing to discuss. I’m so grateful I found her on this platform.
Written on Sep 29, 2023 after therapy with Ranu for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, and parenting issues
Ranu is well versed in many different areas of life as a therapist. She can relate to most of my experiences. I loved how affirmed and heard I am with her.
Written on Sep 18, 2023 after therapy with Ranu for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Ranu is warm and friendly as well as always ready to offer help. I appreciate her attitude.
Written on Sep 13, 2023 after therapy with Ranu for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, and adhd
Ranu is open and comforting, and so easy to talk to!
Written on Aug 16, 2023 after therapy with Ranu for 2 weeks on issues concerning trauma and abuse
She has taught me to be MINDFUL, to view life in a way where I know my own worth and won't let compliments or insults affect how I truly feel about myself.
Written on Aug 09, 2023 after therapy with Ranu for 1 month on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
It’s still early on but she seems very nice and easy to talk to
Written on Jul 22, 2023 after therapy with Ranu for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, and self esteem