Get to know Saliha
Saliha’s approach to therapy is to provide her clients with a warm, empathetic space to share their stories. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Southern Methodist University.
At Lifeologie, Saliha specializes in helping clients navigate tough life transitions, as well as, heal from severe depression, anxiety, trauma, and addictions. She has an extensive experience of working with couples seeking help for pre-marital, marital concerns, infidelity recovery, understanding attachment styles, modern dating, and dealing with interpersonal conflicts. Saliha considers counseling one of her great loves in life and wants to help instill hope and empower those around her. She finds the resilience, and strength people possess when going through difficult life circumstances admirable, and believes that people have within themselves the power to grow, and accomplish their life goals. Having had the opportunity to experience living in varying cultures, she also has an interest in working with clients struggling with cultural roles, identity, and enculturation issues such as; balancing adjusting to a unique culture while also being authentic to oneself. Saliha identifies as South Asian Muslim, is bilingual and speaks both Urdu and English fluently.
Originally from Pakistan, Saliha was born and raised in Saudi Arabia. After completing her secondary education she moved to the States in 2010 for college and graduate school. As a thirdculture kid she is passionate about dispelling stigma regarding seeking mental health services within the BIPOC communities. She aim’s to normalize therapy and help those in the community who often feel alone and unheard.
“The truth is: belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable, and imperfect.” Brené Brown