Srimaya Gurung, MS,LPC-I is a Staff Clinician and Senior Program Coordinator at AAFS. She is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors as Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern (LPC-Intern).
Srimaya obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Truman State University at Kirksville, MO and Masters of Science degree in Human Services- Mental Health Counseling from Bellevue University at Bellevue, Nebraska.
She has clinical experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness including schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder in outpatient setting. She provides individual and family therapy. She is currently conducting 2 different weekly senior support/psycho educational groups for the Bhutanese refugees. She is also conducting weekly youth groups to assist refugee and immigrant kids with acculturation and adjustment to the US cultures. She has also worked closely with the refugee population providing extensive case management services.
In addition to helping individuals and families with issues related to mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar) and schizophrenia, her special interests lies in assisting the refugee and immigrant population in understanding and fostering their mental health well-being through counseling in the areas of grief, loss and trauma and cultural adjustment. She is from Nepal and speaks Nepali, Hindi and Urdu fluently.