Dr. Shivani Bhakta, PsyD

Dr. Bhakta is a licensed psychologist in both the state of Texas (39522) and California (PSY32956). She has worked in both an inpatient and outpatient setting providing therapeutic services and psychological assessments to adults, young adults, and the adolescent population. She specializes in working with individuals who struggle with substance abuse, mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, and stress management, life transitions, self-esteem concerns. Dr. Bhakta majored in political science with a minor in Psychology. She completed both her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and Doctorate from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has also completed her formal APA internship at the University of Texas Health and Science Center at Houston (McGovern Medical School).

Dr. Bhakta strives to create a safe and nurturing environment for individuals no matter where they are in life and what hurdles they are struggling with. She has experience working in a variety of settings and has come to understand mental health at all levels (i.e., telehealth, outpatient, extensive outpatient, and inpatient/hospital settings). She believes that though individuals may have shared experiences, everyone’s interpretation of these experiences is unique. Therefore, her methods are focused on providing tailored treatments (meeting the individual where they are at) while utilizing evidence-based practices and best practices. Dr. Bhakta is well versed in Schema Therapy, CBT, DBT, ACT, and various other modalities.

In her spare time, Dr. Bhakta enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She enjoys exploring new places, traveling, and cooking. She is currently accepting private pay clients and is in the process of becoming an in-network provider for Aetna, BCBS, and Cigna.



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The Woodlands, TX 77380

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