It may seem impossible to find your way in the darkest moments, but with the right, non-judgmental support and guidance, it is never too late to find and shine your inner light. Since 2010, Andrea has been working with her clients to understand how life experiences transact with all dimensions of health (i.e. physical, emotional, mental, spiritual) which can keep you stuck in unhelpful patterns.
Andrea works with all ages and specializes in the areas of:
• Relationship Counseling (Gottman Trained, Level 1)
• Anxiety, Phobias, and Depression (Uses elements of CBT, CPT, DBT, UP-C, UP-A, mindfulness and somatic therapies)
• Life Transitions (Uses above methodologies)
• Parenting and Family Conflict (Uses above methodologies plus certified in MST).
Andrea graduated with an Honours Degree in Psychology from The University of Waterloo in 2004, and later completed her Masters Degree in Social Work from The University of Toronto in 2011. In a session with Andrea you can expect a conversation that is rooted in genuine respect, compassion and non-judgment. Using holistic and evidence based approaches, Andrea strives to ensure her clients feel safe and comfortable to identify the often difficult and sometimes hidden issues in their lives that are keeping them stuck. Together, you will identify your goals and set a tangible treatment plan so you can monitor your progress along the way. Your outer experiences are driven by the inner self. Your inner self deserves to be seen, heard, and loved to live these experiences to the fullest. Call today for a free telephone consultation.
Andrea can be contacted at 905-718-4422 or email@example.com
Dr. Ma is a clinical psychologist with diverse experiences working with children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Ma is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario to assess and treat children, adolescents and adults. She utilizes evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, to treat a wide range of psychological disorders. She has worked previously in general and psychiatric hospital settings, university counseling centres, and community clinics.
Dr. Ma received her undergraduate training in psychology and philosophy at McGill University. She also completed her Master’s degree in psychiatry at McGill University. Dr. Ma received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Concordia University, and completed her residency training at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences.
Dr. Ma specializes in the areas of:
• Mood and Anxiety Disorders
• Life Transitions
• Interpersonal Relationships
• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• Self-harm and Suicidal Ideations
• Selective Mutism
• Trauma and PTSD
Dr. Ma can be contacted at 416 305 6976 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For over 8 years, Ryan has sought to guide individuals (17 years of age and older) in their journey to wellness by fostering an environment of acceptance and safety. During this time, Ryan has specialized in the treatment of anxiety, mood disorders, and other related issues including: social anxiety, generalized anxiety, OCD, depression, intrusive thoughts and persistent worry. Ryan will seek to understand how these issues impact your life, and support you in identifying pathways to positive change. After ensuring that your concerns are identified, he will collaboratively develop an evidenced based treatment plan, which will help you in realizing the goals most meaningful to you.
The evidenced based approaches Ryan delivers on your journey to wellness are supported by his many years of experience in cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, dialectical behavioural therapy, solution focused brief therapy and emotion focused therapy.
Ryan received his Honours BA in psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2007, Honours BSW at Lakehead University in 2012, and MSW at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2013. Ryan has provided therapy in a variety of community and hospital settings.
Ryan specializes in the areas of:
• Anxiety and Depression
• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
• Life Transitions
• Interpersonal Relationships
• Emotional Dysregulation
• Family Conflict
• Problem solving and supporting decision making for all areas of life
• Stress Management
Ryan can be contacted at 905-758-8399 or email@example.com
Theresa has 11 years experience as a clinical social worker/psychotherapist in addition to prior employment with the Ontario Family Responsibility Office and the Ministry of Community and Social Services. Her passion is helping people heal. She explores personal issues and difficult emotions while navigating life challenges in a safe non-judgemental environment. Goals in counselling/therapy are determined mutually with clients and sessions are guided to ensure client needs are met.
Theresa believes in the intrinsic value and self worth of every individual regardless of race, ethnicity, or gender and works from a client strengths-based perspective.
Populations that Theresa is accustomed to serving are adults and youth (16 years of age and older) who have experienced or are experiencing anxiety/depression, compromised self esteem, self harming behaviours, grief, interpersonal issues, parenting issues, family conflict, separation/divorce including the impact on children and other life adjustment issues. Theresa also services victims of, or witnesses to domestic violence. In addition, she services those who have endured a traumatic event or suffer from effects of historical trauma.
Treatment modalities are evidence based, adapted to best suit client need and include a range of practice elements including but not limited to:
Coping skills are explored and integrated while drawing upon client's strengths throughout the treatment process.
Theresa graduated with an Honours Degree in Psychology & Sociology at the University of Toronto and then a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from York University. She went on to complete her Masters of Social Work at the University of Toronto in 2012. She is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and the Ontario Association of Social Workers.
Theresa can be reached at 289-200-6500 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a brief consultation.
“It’s your road, and yours alone, others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.”
As humans it is easy to feel overwhelmed by our thoughts and emotions and manage their impact on our relationships and reaching life goals. Making sense of life and feeling more balanced is possible when working with a therapist you feel connected and comfortable with.
Rama is an Occupational Therapist with approximately 22 years of diverse experience working with people aged 16 and older. Rama’s therapy approach is grounded in the values of acceptance, compassion, authenticity, and collaboration.
Rama received her Bachelors of Science (BSc) in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto in 1999 and Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario in 1997. She has worked at both the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences supporting individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, eating disorders, borderline personality disorder, psychosis and severe and persistent mental illness.
Rama specializes in the areas of :
Rama uses various evidence-based therapeutic approaches such as cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy for both adolescents and adults, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, self-compassion, and cognitive processing therapy. Rama will work with you to enhance your self-awareness, understand the connection between your emotions, thoughts, behaviours, relationships and environments while nurturing your strengths to meet your needs and reach your goals.
Rama can be contacted at email@example.com or 416-435-4320 for a brief complimentary consultation to see if there is a good match for you.
"Life is a good teacher and a good friend." Doesn't always feel that way - life can bring us to our knees. Wherever you find yourself now, there is hope. There is always the possibility of befriending life. We all need help along the way.
Andrea is an Occupational Therapist with 14 years of experience supporting adults in the mental health field. She is genuine, non-judgmental, compassionate, and continually inspired by our human ability to change and grow. While working together, she will support you in developing a greater understanding of your emotional experiences and behavioural patterns in order to find ease in your daily life.
Andrea uses evidence-based approaches to therapy, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy for trauma. She also values the genuine human connection in therapy and offers lessons learned from her own life experiences.
Andrea received her Honors Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario in 2005 and her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Queen's University in 2008.
Andrea specializes in the areas of:
• Mood Issues and Anxiety
• Emotion Regulation
• Self-Harm and Suicidal Ideations
• Life Transitions
• Stress Management
• Identity and Self-development
Andrea can be contacted at 647-267-9367 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a complimentary consultation.
Shannon is a dedicated Registered Psychotherapist who values the beauty of the therapeutic relationship. Shannon brings compassion, understanding, and creativity to her client sessions while utilizing evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Emotional Focused Therapy. Shannon believes that everyone should have a safe place where they are able to share, sit with, and work through their experiences.
Shannon’s experience includes, but is not limited to, working with individuals who are facing life transitions, emotional regulation challenges, interpersonal relationship difficulties, self-esteem management, trauma, anxiety, and depression. Shannon hopes that when you join counselling with her that you will gain a deeper understanding of your needs, gain new strategies and skills, as well as gain a new perspective on bringing balance to your overall mental wellness.
Shannon graduated with honours from the Child and Youth Worker program at Centennial College, she later went on to complete her Bachelor in Community Welfare through the University of Western Sydney. Shannon has a desire for education and continues to engage in training opportunities to further her therapeutic interventions. Shannon is registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists.
Shannon can be contacted at 289-600-8686 or email@example.com for a complimentary consultation.
Meghan is a registered psychotherapist with extensive experience working with adolescents (12-18) and adults (18+) in a variety of clinical settings.
Meghan’s approach is founded in compassion, empathy and non-judgement, recognising that you are the expert of your own life. Using a client centered, strength-based approach, Meghan strives to work collaboratively with you, to understand your concerns, develop a treatment plan and support you in working toward your identified goals.
Meghan received her undergraduate degree from Acadia University and went on to complete a post graduate certificate in addiction and mental health. After working in the field of addiction for 10 years, Meghan later completed her Master's degree in counselling psychology from Yorkville University.
Meghan uses various evidence-based therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, self-compassion and solution focused brief therapy.
Meghan specializes in the areas of:
Meghan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org for a complimentary consultation.