B.A. in Psychology, Bryn Mawr College
Kanai S. Gandhi is an associate marriage and family therapist with a passion for working with couples and families from minority communities. Drawing from models such as Emotion Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Integrated Systemic Therapy and Internal Family Systems, Ms. Gandhi treats issues of communication, infidelity, increasing emotional and sexual intimacy along with other issues such as depression, anxiety and life transitions. Ms. Gandhi’s style is collaborative and culturally informed. Using directness, empathy and curiosity with her clients, she attends to people from all walks of life and allows them to find comfort in the space they share with her through patience, understanding and acceptance. Ms. Gandhi is a huge fan of food, adventure sports and all things chocolate.
Fivecoat, H.C., Mazurek, C., Cunningham, C., Gandhi, K., Reischer, H., Hendershot, Q.E., Kritzik, R., & Lawrence, E. (2021). It’s not us, it’s COVID-19: individual, not relational, stress among Latinx couples early in the pandemic. (Manuscript Under Review)
Lawrence, E., Fivecoat, H.C., Mazurek, C., Hendershot, Q., Kritzik, R., Reischer, H. Cunningham, C., Gandhi, K., & Cohn, A. (in preparation). Dyadic processes at marital onset predict how couples navigate the COVID pandemic: A test of the vulnerability-stress-adaptation model.
Kumaria, S., Horvitz, A., Gandhi, K., and Stokes, C. (2020). Item-level coding manual for the Relationship Quality Index. (Unpublished manuscript)