Dr. KAVITHA VENKATESWARAN
- UMR via Advocate Aurora
- Network Health
- Wisconsin Physicians Service Group Health (WPS)
- Children’s Community Health Plan (CCHP)
- Chorus Community Health Plan
- ClearChain Health
- and more
Dr. Kavitha Venkateswaran
Appointments available via telehealth. Covered by insurance!
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2018
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Wake Forest University, 2013
B.S. in Psychology, Ohio State University, 2007
Certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy for the treatment of PTSD
Trained in Reach out Stay Strong Essentials (ROSE) for the prevention of postpartum depression
Trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia
Therapeutic Approach and Experience
Dr. Venkatesweran provides individual therapy to older adolescents and adults and has particular expertise in working with women’s health issues and Veterans. She takes an interpersonal approach to therapy informed by cultural awareness. Her philosophy is that the client is the expert of their own life, and she attempts to foster collaboration in such a way that the therapeutic relationship can be utilized to process emotions, deepen awareness, and practice new skills. Her goal is to make the therapeutic space and relationship one in which the client can be transparent, authentic, and feel deeply understood. She attempts to utilize the client’s input to set goals and provide appropriate treatment planning.
She has over 10 years of clinical experience in various settings, including university counseling centers, hospitals, VA medical centers, schools, and community mental health agencies. Dr. Venkatesweran currently holds a clinical faculty position at Marquette University within the Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology Program and is passionate about teaching and training future counselors and psychologists.
Areas of Specialty
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Military-related PTSD
- Race-Based Stress and Trauma
- Life Transitions
- Relationship Stressors
- Professional/Work-Related Stressors
- Sleep Issues
- Chronic Pain
- Perinatal Mental Health
- Chronic Disease Management
Don’t live with the misery of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, psychotic spectrum disorders, or another mental health issue. Schedule an appointment with a female psychiatrist by calling 414-763-6910 or by Requesting an Appointment online.
We welcome patients from the Milwaukee area, including New Berlin, Waukesha, Wauwatosa, West Allis, and nearby communities.