Ameera P. Lys


Ameera Lys (she/hers/her) is the clinical director at Pivot Collaborative. She has been working as a trauma informed therapist over 10 years. She is grounded, honest, compassionate and a well-rounded therapist. As a LGBTQ ally she sees clients who are curious about their identity and gender. Her practice tends toward working with individuals with complex trauma, anxiety disorders and depression as well as adjustments to life changes.

She facilitates groups that are queer focused and trauma informed. She enjoys working with teens and adults. Her practice is sensitive to social and cultural issues.

Ameera specializes in adolescents and young adults who face various mental health and identity development challenges. Her approach is tailored to fit client specific goals and incorporate various techniques, which include: psychodynamic, relational, inter-subjective, motivational, trauma-informed, strengths-based and solution-focused therapies. Each client is approached as a complex individual with a unique narrative. Cindy affirms and empowers all genders, sexualities, ethnicities and faiths and the lifelong practice of positively embracing and mastering self-identity.

Pronouns: she/her/hers