Roma Bhatt, M.A., LPC, NBCC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is Nationally Certified as a Counselor by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Austin College and went on receive her Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Argosy University. Prior to joining Legacy in 2011, Roma worked as a psychotherapist at MHMRA and prior to that she worked as a psychotherapist at Child and Family Guidance Center.
Roma particularly enjoys working with children, adolescents, and young adults in both individual and group settings dealing with a wide variety of issues, including adjustment disorder, ADHD, behavioral problems and anger, parenting training, depression, and relational issues.
While her counseling approach is eclectic and treatment is tailored to each individual, her theoretical orientation is grounded in cognitive behavioral, client-centered, and solution- focused techniques. She has completed numerous trainings ranging from Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Play Therapy.
Roma is bilingual in English and Gujarati, and linguistically competent in Spanish and Hindi as well. Her goal in therapy is to help her clients gain insight, learn effective coping mechanisms to deal with their distress, and acquire the tools necessary to maximize to their full potential.
Her hope is that her clients can take the lessons learned in therapy and utilize the techniques on their own, leading them to a happier, healthier lifestyle.