Romona has practiced psychotherapy since 2005. She is licensed in the state of New York as a Mental Health Counselor; she obtained her Masters of Education degree with an emphasis in Psychological Counseling at Teachers College Columbia University. Romona is also a certified yoga teacher and currently teaches at Reflections Yoga in midtown Manhattan. She has practiced yoga and meditation for over 15 years, and she embodies the philosophies of mindfulness and compassion in her personal and professional life.
Having grown up in a suburb outside of Denver, Colorado, Romona was one of a handful of Indian kids amongst a largely hegemonic crowd. She faced the turmoil of what it is to be different, which was one among the many stressors in her particular story. From a young age, she tapped into resources such as yoga, meditation, dance movement, and artistic expression that, though she didn’t realize it at the time, ultimately served as life-changing healers. Well acquainted with emotional struggle, Romona has a profound empathic understanding of how life’s stresses can impact you. As some one with a long history of personal practice and academic pursuit, she has a powerful understanding of how to heal, and moreover, evolve, out of those debilitating impacts which life imposes.
Over her years of experience, Romona worked as a therapist at a non-profit organization in the South Bronx called Sanctuary for Families. She worked as a therapy consultant at a non-profit organization in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, called Kolkata Sanved. And she has provided psychotherapy services at Mental Health Clinics in the Bronx as well as in the East Village of Manhattan. The diversity of her experience significantly strengthens her capacity to connect to individuals from all walks of life.
She has dealt extensively with issues of depression, anxiety, grief, anger, and relationship conflicts. She has special expertise working with trauma.
Schedule your first consultation right away. One session with Romona and you are certain to delve into a journey of self discovery and freedom that is unlike anything you have experienced before.