Dr Najmun Riyaz

Dr. Najmun is a practicing psychiatrist in New Jersey and an Empowerment Coach. She founded Zehen Global, a virtual telepsychiatry practice with a mission to provide Psychiatric care through Holistic, conventional as well as trauma-informed care to working women in the State of New Jersey. Her practice also provides educational and awareness programs through social media, and community outreach, where Dr. Najmun stresses the importance of emotional and mental well-being and is on a mission to break the stigma on mental illness both in Northern India, where she was born and raised, as well as on a global level. She has used social media to spread her message of normalizing mental illness.

Dr. Najmun is also an ICF certified Life coach, who empowers women into being their best version. She helps them heal from Toxic relationships both in work environments as well as in their personal relationships. Through one-to-one and group coaching she gives them skills for living an authentic life and finding their true selves.

Dr. Riyaz received her MBBS from the Government Medical College of Kashmir, India, and completed her residency at Saint Elizabeth’s medical center, affiliated with the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life sciences in Toledo, Ohio. She has worked in Hospital settings both as an inpatient and an outpatient Psychiatrist. She also served as a Medical Director in a geriatric facility in New Jersey.

Above all, she is a mother to three beautiful children, and she considers her children as her biggest inspiration and the greatest gift from God. She strongly believes in the power of Motherhood and credits her children with teaching her, how to be mindful, self-reflective, and assertive, and how Love is a power that can move mountains.

Children’s Book

Essence of Eid

Essence of Eid

Join Haroun, a 10-year-old Muslim boy, and his family as they celebrate the special day of Eid! In this colorful children’s book, you will learn all about the traditions, customs, and rituals that Muslims participate in on Eid, as well as the historical and religious background behind them. This book is suitable for all ages, races, classes, and creeds.

100% of proceeds from this book go to the Kashmir Education Initiative, a non-profit organization providing scholarships to children in Kashmir. Check out their website at kashmirei.org to donate and learn more.

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Through her coaching sessions, and using the power of her own inner wisdom, empathy, intuition, combined with knowledge and experience, will gently guide you, and help you in;

  • Finding your inner power.
  • Manage work-related stress.
  • Identifying barriers that are stopping you from finding your true potential.
  • Help you build your self-esteem.
  • Become a more confident person.
  • Remove barriers to your ability to communicate effectively.
  • Handle relationships with integrity and mutual respect.
  • Help find work-life balance.
  • Meaning and methods of developing self-love.
  • Meaning of “true friendships”, and partnerships.
  • Help you set healthy boundaries with “difficult people” in your life.
    Healing from past traumatic experiences.
  • Develop a loving and respectful relationship with your loved ones, be it your children or your spouse.
  • Help with parenting issues.

It may shockingly surprise you to see how you not only are capable of identifying or becoming aware of your inner capabilities, but also how you can achieve your goals by utilizing that inner power be it in your professional life, personal life, or even spiritual life.

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Disclaimer: Coaching does not replace psychiatric evaluation or therapy which may be needed in certain cases. Dr. Riyaz, through this site, does not provide Psychiatric evaluation or med management. She is licensed to practice psychiatry only in the State of NJ. If you are a resident of NJ and are looking for medication management or psychiatric evaluation from Dr. Riyaz, kindly click on “additional services”.