Sekinat Kuku, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Sekinat Kuku
Sekinat Kuku, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
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Sekinat Kuku, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Sekinat Kuku is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who completed her doctoral training from William Paterson University, New Jersey. Dr. Kuku has worked extensively with survivors of trauma, college students, adults, children and families in a variety of clinical settings. Her areas of expertise include identity concerns, anxiety, trauma, loss, building resilience, depression, adjustment reactions, intergenerational conflict, and relationship issues.

Dr. Kuku’s approach to therapy embraces an integrative style that validates a client’s worldview and she collaborates with them to discover a wellness plan in alignment with what suits them best. Guided by the principles of person-centered and relational psychodynamic therapy, Dr. Kuku values embodying warmth, passion and authenticity in her practice. Dr. Kuku also draws on cognitive and behavioral techniques, coping skills development, problem solving and other pragmatic ways of helping address the concerns clients come in with.

Dr. Kuku intimately recognizes both the overt and covert impacts of societal oppression, offering a reassuring space for clients navigating diverse and intersectional worldviews. Dr. Kuku understands her clients’ need for safety and emotional validation, and creates a space for self-awareness and agency to develop, enabling you to be more fully alive and engaged with yourself and others.

Top Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Anger
  • Burnout
  • Confidence / Self Esteem
  • Cultural Issues / Racial Trauma
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Identity
  • LGBTQIA+ Related Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Stress
  • Women’s Issues
Therapeutic Approach
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic
  • Trauma-Focused CBT
Additional Languages
  • Yoruba

Location / Map

New York City

600 Third Avenue,
Floor 2,
New York, NY 10016
Mon-Thu 9AM-7PM
Fri 9AM-4PM
Sat-Sun Closed


103 Carnegie Center,
Suite 300,
Princeton, NJ 08540
Mon-Thu 9AM-7PM
Fri 9AM-4PM
Sat-Sun Closed