Saira Malhotra (she/they)

Accepting Clients

Our goal is not to eliminate certain feelings, but to improve our ability to feel.

Therapist in Denver, CO

About My Clients

In today’s world, we are digesting almost 7 times more information a day than we were in the 80’s. Our fast paced world leaves us little choice, and our nervous systems are limited in their capacity to adapt. Newer research suggests symptoms of mental illness are the body’s way of forcing us to slow down — whether it’s through paralyzing intrusive thoughts, panic attacks, procrastination, or depressive isolation. Together, we can address the needs underlying these symptoms.

My Background and Approach

About a decade ago, I discovered my love for the field of mental health care. I have since practiced in a variety of settings to provide outpatient therapy and crisis management to individuals across ages and demographics. Along the way, I earned my B.A. in Psychology from Boston University and my Master’s in Social Work from the University of Denver. In my training, I learned that 80% of treatment outcomes are rooted in the relationship between a therapist and their client. The remaining 20% relies on research based techniques. I parallel these proportions in my treatment approach. Sessions are both guided and conversational, while being tailored to clients’ individual needs.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

Therapy involves building self-compassion through collaborative understanding and validation. We then use this compassion to identify and interrupt patterns contributing to our own suffering. My approach is client-centered, meaning you direct the course of your own work. In my experience as both a patient and a provider, I notice the gaps between textbooks and reality. My techniques are always evolving based on updated research to ensure you are receiving the highest quality of care. You are ultimately the expert on your own experience, and I am here to help you make sense of it.

I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Judaism
  • Sikhism
  • Interfaith

At A Glance

  • Experience: 8 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $110 - 165/session


7206346573 Email Saira
2238 S. Broadway
Suite 2R
Denver, CO 80210

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