Mutaal Khan, MA
Mutaal Khan is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) who enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Mutaal values the importance of building a strong therapeutic relationship. Mutaal believes an integral piece of treatment is establishing a safe space for patients where they can gather their thoughts and explore their emotions without judgement. Mutaal believes therapy is a collaborative journey where both the therapist and patient work together to meet their goals. Mutaal utilizes varied evidenced-based approaches based on the patient’s needs, such as psychodynamic, play, attachment-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and dialectical behavior therapies.
Mutaal’s clinical interests include a variety of presenting issues, such as: school issues, executive functioning difficulties, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, sexual assault, trauma and abuse, behavioral struggles, family conflict, parent-child relationship struggles, self-esteem issues, anxiety disorders, depression and other mood disorders, relationship difficulties, anger management, and grief and loss.
Mutaal earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminology/Law and Justice degree from University of Illinois - Chicago. Mutaal earned her Master of Arts in Counseling degree from Adler University. Mutaal previously has previous experience working with children, adolescents, and families in community mental health. She also provided mentoring services to adolescents. Mutaal also enjoys presenting and educating others on mental health issues. Mutaal has presented in the Muslim Mental Health Conference on integrating religious approaches to present counseling approaches when working with Muslim clients as well as addressing the stigma of mental health and counseling in the Muslim community. Mutaal also presented on the impact of hate crimes against Muslims.
Mutaal has additional training and interest in working with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Mutaal is fluent in English and Urdu.