Why we are your best choice

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.


We provide counseling services using the leading evidence based practice methods to help our clients with optimal symptom reduction and daily functioning.

Quality Care

All of our staff are licensed in their respective fields and adhere to the highest professional and ethical standards to provide culturally competent care.

Supportive Services

We provide school based supportive services for students and teachers. We also offer workshops to businesses to provide trainings for their staff.

Nikita Banks, LCSW

Nikita Banks, LCSW

PROACTIVE MENTAL WELLNESS has been delivering results since we opened in 2016. Our goal is to provide both an individualized client experience and tremendous support for our customers.

Nikita Banks, LCSW has over 5 years of experience in Psychotherapy practice and is passionate about exceeding your expectations.

We love our clients and welcome your feedback and suggestions. Use our Contact Us page to tell us what we’re doing right or what we can improve on.

Our Specialities

Our practice is focused on working with diverse populations to provide them unique support to deal both with issues that may be impacting their mental wellness.
Culturally Competent Care

Culturally Competent Care

We provide our clients with culturally responsive care in an effort to make sure their ethnic traditions do not provide a bias against him nor provide a disparity in care.

Evidenced Based Methods

Evidenced Based Methods

We utilize the best researched practiced methods to provide care to our clients in an effort to reduce symptoms relating to mental health issues.

School Based Support

School Based Support

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Workshops and Trainings

Workshops and Trainings

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In The Press

Our Founder Nikita Banks has been featured in the press



"“When I recognized I was suffering from depression, I talked to my mom. She told me to pray about it,” says Nikita Banks, a Brooklyn native. “I know she meant well but that’s not what I wanted. I was looking for permission to seek therapy.”

Black Entertainment Television

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


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.

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About Nikita

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 Read more…

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Bedford Stuyvesant, New York 11216


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Proactive Mental Wellness
Mon - Fri 10:00-9:00, Evening Availability 

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