Saadia Z Yunus, LMFT

Preferred Name: Saadia

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Saadia Z. Yunus is a licensed marriage and family therapist, trauma specialist, EMDR Trained, 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.

Education & Experience

Hofstra University: Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, May 2012 Saadia Z. Yunus, Marriage and Family Therapy, PLLC, Deer Park, NY, Jul 2015 - Present

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Saadia Z. Yunus serves on the advisory board of Dolan Family Health Center, the board of directors of the NY Marriage and Family Therapy Network, the board of the Association of Mental Health and Wellness, 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.

Specialty Area

  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Group
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)


  • English