Kanika P Wadhwa
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Kanika is a Trauma Therapist at the Counseling and Psychological Services with Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She graduated with a Master's degree from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2010 and has worked in various clinical settings- K-12 schools, hospitals, non-profits, and community colleges before joining NU in July 2017. In the clinical realm, Kanika values sharing her expertise on relationship challenges, understanding grief/loss, and various immigrant experiences. Commitment, compassion, and advocacy play a key role in the therapeutic space for her as she walks along with clients while they find the courage and self-love to facing what life has to offer. Kanika is an immigrant, born and raised in India, and bi-lingual in Hindi and English. She continues to understand and learn from the juxtaposition of her social positions- being a minority in the United States while also holding privileged South Asian identities. She is a mom of 2 kids, loves to travel, take occasional naps, and enjoys good food!