Devika Prasad, M.A., LMHC
Devika Prasad is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Devika is passionate about providing evidence-based treatment for adults with a wide range of mental health concerns including anxiety, ADHD, phobias, depression, trauma, and psychosis. Devika sees the good in everyone and uses strengths-based approach to help people overcome challenges they are facing in their lives. She also uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) interventions to guide people in achieving their goals. Devika believes that with the right tools, everyone is capable of seeing change in their life.
Devika received her Master's degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Assumption College in 2018, where she passed her oral exam with Distinction. Devika received dual Bachelor's degrees from the University of Connecticut in 2015, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She majored in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Devika has three years of research experience and has worked in seven psychology laboratories. She is currently a volunteer at the UMASS MIND, Department of Psychiatry at UMASS Medical School.
Devika has worked with all age groups in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She also has a niche in working with young adults (18-29). Previous clients describe Devika as kind, non-judgmental, and empathetic. In her spare time, Devika enjoys cycling, traveling, puzzles, and making crafts.