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Nikita Banks is a serial entrepreneur, therapist and educator. Her unique journey that lead to her living the life of her passions is what adds to her experience as an expert in her field. “I am not just another ‘expert’ with an opinion on what I think makes relationships work. "It is my belief that it is necessary to approach the work from a psychological perspective, proven implementable strategies.” Nikita Banks started her career as a writer. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree from Brooklyn College, and went on to write for many national publications. Her work in the worlds of both sports and entertainment lead to her start in Public Relations. In 1999 Ms. Banks turned once again to her writing talents when she decided to start the “The Single Girl’s Guide to Men.” The website became a platform to discuss the challenges facing women of color in their quest for love.
Nikita Banks

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My Services

Coaching

If you need an expert to push you to the next level both in life and in your career getting a coach is for you. With solution focused and end result driven practice methods we will help you to identify patterns, hold you accountable; and make sure you actions match your end goals.

Speaking

Nikita is a highly sought after speaker who is well versed on numerous subjects. She is available to talk about mental health topics, motivational/ inspirational talks and can conduct and facilitate workshops. To view a list of possible/past topics click here.

Counseling

We are fully licensed and clinically trained to help clients move from distress and impairment to functionality; with a focus on symptom reduction related to mental health issues. If you want to schedule a session contact us now.

My Specialties

As a clinician of color I provide culturally competent and responsive care for the clients I see in my practice. In an effort to reduce disparities in care, provide a range of cultural options, reduce bias in diagnosing and give people of color an option of seeing a clinician that understands the unique challenges they face when trying to get effective mental health care. If you are interested in a consultation contact us

Culturally Competent Care

Culturally Competent Care

In order to improve the efficacy of my practice interventions I rely on my qualifications and ongoing training to guide the practice models I use with my clients. The use of evidence based practice methods are researched and proven to be effective means of treatment with my clients as a guideline to help my clients with symptom reduction and return to optimal life functioning. To learn more.

Evidence Based Practice Methods

Evidence Based Practice Methods

As a former educator in both the New York City School System and Newark New Jersey Ms. Banks has identified several needs to help improve the lives of students. Our Programs promote healthy relationships; enforcing boundaries; and improving self-esteem. Our staff can provide supplemental mental health support for your students and staff at affordable rates.

School Based Support

School Based Support

We have several curriculums we utilize to provide psycho educational support to organizations, and individuals. Our workshops are tailor made to  address the needs of our the diverse populations of clients we serve and help increase productivity; promote self-care and  personal development. To Hear more about these services contact us for more information.

Workshops and Trainings

Workshops and Trainings

In The Press

Essence

Essence

Magazine

4 Black Women Reveal How Therapy Truly Saved Their Lives. More Black women are seeking professional help to discover healing and wholeness. See how mental health professionals have transformed lives and how to find the right support for you.

Vicarious Trauma

Vicarious Trauma

Bet.com

Brooklyn-based psychotherapist and LCSW Nikita Banks describes how self-esteem can be toppled by early interactions with law enforcement at a time where personal security and confidence in environment can shape a person’s mind the most.

The Root

The Root

Live

Nikita Banks,LCSW was asked to host a panel of esteemed panelist Alexandra Francis.LMSW  Andre Charles , Le’Shawn Walker  , Robyn Michele , Ty Alexander, produced by Danielle Young to discuss their experience with mental health.

Events

get mentally fit

Get Mentally Fit

  All that you are and will be, first starts with your mind!  As human beings in order to live a happy and fulfilled life we must master 4 parts […]

Finding Happy

Finding Happy

  Like to be happier in your relationships? Having trouble making love connections? Ready to build meaningful bonds in your life? Improve strained relationships with family members? Take our 6 […]

Next Big Thing

   I am excited to share my opportunity to join #nbttalks series to lend my voice, experience and expertise on overcoming incidents of trauma. Hope to See you There!!! #repost […]

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Our Work

Proactive Mental Wellness
Black in Therapy Podcast
Feelings and Finance
Respect is Love
Give The Love You Want Program
Redefine Black Love