Saadia Yunus

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
She earned her Masters degree in marriage and family therapy summa cum laude from Hofstra University in New York. She has 10+ years of experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Her passion is to engage with people on a personal level to uplift them into discovering the best version of themselves.

Biography

Saadia Z. Yunus is a licensed marriage and family therapist, trauma specialist, EMDR clinician-in-training, relationship and personal development coach, motivational speaker, and community leader. She earned her Masters degree in marriage and family therapy summa cum laude from Hofstra University in New York. She has 10+ years of experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Her passion is to engage with people on a personal level to uplift them into discovering the best version of themselves. In addition to therapy, she achieves this through motivational and trauma-informed presentations and workshops throughout the country.

Saadia Yunus owns a private practice on Long Island, NY and offers online therapy to anyone in the states of NY and FL. She is a relationship and personal development coach and offers these services to anyone all over the world. She serves on the advisory board of Dolan Family Health Center, the board of directors of the NY Marriage and Family Therapy Network, and the board of the national men’s mental health organization, The Barbershop Group. She is also the co-founder and chair of The Muslim Women of Long Island (MWLI), a 501c3 organization.  Saadia Yunus was raised in Bonifay, Florida and currently resides on Long Island, NY with her husband and four children.

Workshops:

Children’s Self-Esteem Workshop

A monthly workshop with children to increase their self-confidence and become more aware of the inner self and their emotions. Helping them overcome daily struggles and gain the strength to stand up for themselves.

Family Therapy: Practical Application

A workshop with the Association for Mental Health and Wellness. An overview of family therapy, understanding of trauma as it impacts families, modalities of family therapy, and helping families through quarantine. 

Stress Management Workshop

A workshop for the College Preparatory School of America with Junior High and High School Students on ways to recognize stress and practical tips and tricks on how to manage and heal stress in their daily lives.

A Systemic Approach to Healing Trauma

A Workshop with the New York Marriage and Family Therapy Network training therapists on practical ways to heal trauma with a systemic lens. 

A Saturday afternoon talk at Masjid Al-Baqi on becoming the best version.