Our Approach

Radikal Healing is a process of life transformation utilizing a complement of modalities tailored to each client’s individual needs including Psychotherapy, Meditation, Kundalini Yoga, Shamanic Technology, Energy Medicine, and Life Coaching. The Radikal Healing Suite in Asbury Park, NJ and the Be Radikal Suite in Jenkintown, NJ are healing centers that provide opportunities for people to embrace the Radikal Life they were meant to live.

 

Rik Fire, founder, and Radikal Healing team members are available at your service to assist you in understanding and achieving Radikal Healing of your Entire Being.

Meet the Team

Rik Fire (aka Manjot Singh Khalsa) is a psychotherapist in private practice, sacred healer, warrior, interfaith minister, teacher and co-creator of Radikal Healing. Radikal Healing is a process of life transformation utilizing a complement of modalities tailored to each client’s individual needs including psychotherapy, meditation, Kundalini yoga, Shamanic technology, energy medicine, and life coaching. The Be Radikal Suite in Montgomery County, PA & Radikal Healing Suite in Oakhurst, NJ are healing centers that provide opportunities for people to embrace the Radikal Life they were meant to live.

Hanna is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with an MS degree in Psychology from California Polytechnic University. She also has an MA in Adult Education & Global Change from Linköping University in Sweden. She is Swedish-American and is bilingual in Swedish and English. She spent 5 years living in Japan and Thailand where she worked with education, international relations, meditation and Buddhist studies. In addition, she has travelled the world extensively, including several trips to India to deepen her study of yoga practices and philosophy. Hanna has worked with grief and trauma using Mindfulness and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She draws from a range of therapeutic techniques based on the client’s needs, experiences and interests. These therapeutic tools include talk therapy, sand tray therapy, meditation, mindfulness, narrative therapy, relaxation techniques, pranayama and more. Hanna assists and witnesses the client’s process of reconnecting with their inner wisdom in a safe, compassionate and supportive environment.

Crystal is a trauma-informed mental health and violence prevention specialist. She completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Capella, and her bachelor’s at Georgian Court University. She has over 10 years of experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse. She also has experience working in partial care and school settings as a social worker. Crystal draws from many different modalities of counseling like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and strength-based approaches. She is currently working towards a certification in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which activates the brain's adaptive processing systems to heal from traumatic experiences. She is also working toward her LSW. She has worked with clients with a variety of challenges, including anxiety, codependency, coping skills, depression, domestic violence, self-esteem, sexual abuse, stress management, anger management, social skills, effective communication skills, spirituality, and providing psycho-education. Crystal enjoys empowering her clients to challenge and reframe self-limiting thought patterns and beliefs. She is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those who are seeking treatment she is also committed to assisting clients in achieving overall wellness by collaborating with related service professionals. She does this by providing a “safe space” where her words, tools, and techniques offer solace that can help individuals face their challenges. Crystal is bi-lingual in English & Spanish.

Alicia is a Master's Level Clinician specializing in working with survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence. Additionally, she has experience working in both adult partial hospitalization programs and intensive outpatient services with clients with a variety of mental health challenges. Alicia completed her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Temple University and her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology at Rosemont College with a concentration on trauma-informed mental health. She is currently receiving clinical supervision and working toward becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor. She also plans to start training fall 2022 for ketamine assisted psychotherapy. Alicia believes in treating the "whole" person and integrating a range of holistic and therapeutic modalities based on the client's needs. These modalities include, but are not limited to: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Transpersonal Therapy, and Solution-Focused and strength-based approaches. She has worked with clients with various challenges, including anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, existential crisis, sexual abuse, domestic violence, stress management, substance abuse, self-esteem, coping skills, spirituality, and psycho-education. Alicia provides motivation and unconditional positive regard while assisting clients on their healing journey. She believes in creating a safe space for clients to explore all parts of themselves and achieve overall wellness in all aspects of one's life.

Chris’ main goal in his work is client empowerment. For over 20 years, he has assisted people of all ages in developing their unique strengths so as to better meet present and any future challenges. Chris’ approach is uniquely tailored and customized to the client’s individual/couple/familial circumstances. He has a variety of skills and areas of expertise as a psychotherapist, energy healer, hypnotist, interfaith minister and spirit communicator. Chris also has extensive experience as a teacher and mentor of metaphysical studies. Chris’ hypnotherapy training focused in regression and releasement. He has vast experience addressing and assisting clients in resolving many emotional/behavioral health needs, as well as those of a spiritual or energetic nature. Coming from a practitioner-client teamwork perspective, he will assist in identifying and utilizing past successes and current strengths to help provide understanding, support, and direction.

Azhar is a Masters Level Licensed Social Worker. She believes in second chances and that with support, every human being has the potential to bounce back from adversity. Azhar graduated from Temple University with a Bachelors degree in Recreation Therapy and a Masters degree in Social Work. She has over 14 years of experience working in mental health. She has worked in adult partial hospitalization programs, outpatient mental health programs and inpatient psychiatric hospital settings. Azhar received training from Dr. Marsha Linehan for the DBT initiative in Philadelphia. She is currently receiving clinical supervision and working towards LCSW licensure. She has worked with clients with a variety of challenges, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic illness and self-esteem issues. Azhar's work is grounded in Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy and Solution-focused therapy. Azhar believes in providing a space where individuals can express concerns and challenges openly without judgment. She uses an eclectic approach to fit the unique needs of each client.

Nikole is a Masters Level Licensed Social Worker. She graduated from Widener University with a Masters Degree in Social Work. She has experience working with the mental health population primarily in an inpatient hospitalization setting. Nikole has worked with a variety of clients and most often those experiencing depression, anxiety, mood instability challenges, chronic illness, and post-traumatic stress symptoms. She primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Informed Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy

Heike is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Interfaith Minister, Reiki Master & Teacher, and Certified Hypnotherapist. She obtained her Masters Degree from New York University and specializes in trauma treatment and grief counseling. Heike continued her studies in EFT, EMDR, Specialized Energy Kinesiology, and Aromatherapy. Depending on her client’s needs she uses a variety of holistic modalities to connect body, mind, and spirit to foster overall wellness. Heike works closely together with the transgender population and she is the co-organizer of the Transgender Day of Remembrance Asbury Park. Heike is bi-lingual in English & German and moved to USA from Germany as an adult.

As the International Liaison, Amber is responsible for all tasks related to Radikal Healing transitioning from a historically USA-only based business with locations in PA & NJ to pursuing a location in Europe. Amber received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Georgian Court University and a Master's degree in Education, with a focus on School Counseling. She is currently working toward pursuing the State of New Jersey licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

As billing coordinator, Maria is responsible for submitting claims to health insurance providers and answering client questions about claims and billing. A Texas native, Maria received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She works full time as a Preschool teacher in New Jersey. Maria is bi-lingual in English & Spanish and moved to USA from Mexico as a child.

Micha, as the Benefits Coordinator, works to handle all communications between the clients and to the insurance providers. Working with our clients, she is tasked with providing accurate benefit information related to co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles on a consistent basis. Additionally, she is also responsible for securing and maintaining Radikal Healing as an in-network provider with most health insurance companies, not just local to Pennsylvania and New Jersey, but nationally, as well. Micha has received a Bachelor's in English from West Chester University, and has worked in a number of fields including communications and journalism. When not working with Radikal Healing, she is continuing her work in the writing field as well as graduate studies at Temple University.