Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Sowania Germain is a Mental Health Counselor licensed and registered by the department of New York State Office of the Professions.
She is a graduate of Lesley University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology and from Adelphi University’s Derner Institute where she received a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling.
Her Master's clinical rotation took place in several areas where she was in charge of providing care to individuals with chronic mental illnesses including bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety, PTSD and substance abuse. Additionally, Sowania’s specializes in working with women coping with postpartum depression & anxiety and individuals faced with adjustment challenges, anxiety, depression, family conflict, parenting challenges, marital stressors, substance abuse , trauma and cultural adjustment.
Sowania believes that the therapeutic process is a process of self-discovery and growth, which requires work for all participants. She believes in providing a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment and will work along side you to sort through the issues you are facing. Throughout this collaborative process, she commits to being honest, direct and compassionate. During your sessions, she will utilize a variety of integrative techniques, including cognitive behavioral therapy, psychoanalytic interventions and strengths-based model.
Sowania is also a proud member in good standing with the New York Mental Health Counselors Association.
Currently, she is enrolled in course work for EMDR and DBT certifications.