B.A. – Ryerson University, Psychology
M.Sc. – Middlesex University London, Applied Psychology
Doctoral Internship - Georgia State University Counseling Center
Theoretical Orientation: Samreen utilizes interpersonal process, cognitive and motivational interviewing approaches while considering diversity factors of clients in therapy.
Areas of Clinical Interest: Her clinical interests include counseling emerging adults to older adults, working with minority and marginalized populations, dialectical behavior therapy and emotional resiliency work, mindfulness and motivational interviewing interventions, intersectionality with identity work and working with clients from South-Asian and Muslim backgrounds.
Samreen Khondker is a fifth-year clinical psychology doctoral student at the University of Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Ind. She has more than two years of experience working in college counseling centers. Samreen enjoys working with college students and utilizes interpersonal process and cognitive approaches.
Samreen is originally from Canada, and grew up in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She enjoys creative arts, playing the guitar, dancing and going for walks. She is currently enjoying her time being a new aunt and newly married as well. She is looking forward to being perceived as the anti-villain (therapist) in her South-Asian and Muslim clients’ households.
Favorite Quote: “Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” – Rumi (yep, a Rumi enthusiast).