Sonia Zajmi, MS, Ed.S, LMHC

Ms. Zajmi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with minor in Sociology from Indiana University and a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages from the University of Tirana, Albania. She earned her Master’s and Educational Specialist degrees from Indiana University. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC).

She has experience working with a broad range of clients and presenting concerns, diverse population, ages, and diagnoses in multiple settings including university training center, school, and community mental health centers. Prior to counseling experience, she used to be a high school teacher in Albania. She has always been passionate about psychology and understanding human experiences through developmental lens. Her overall goal is to provide a holistic, multicultural space for clients to support and challenge maladaptive behaviors and develop effective coping skills.

Ms. Zajmi’s clinical framework is founded in integrative, humanistic, mindfulness-based cognitive approaches, trauma and emotional focused therapies, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), interpersonal processes, and attachment approaches. Her specialty areas include trauma, childhood abuse, neglect, abandonment, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, academic issues, life transitions, addictions, personality disorders, mindfulness and self-compassion.

Ms. Zajmi is a Certified EMDR therapist, and is currently training in Somatic Experiencing.

When she isn’t working, she enjoys reading, journaling, spending time with family, playing outside with her dog, Bora, watching British movies, and traveling abroad.