Everyone experiences life differently, but we can make sense of it together.
I provide a space in which you can talk through the
challenges of life in the context of an empathic, caring, and safe
I approach my work as a therapist with relational
and empathic listening, nonjudgmental exploration, interactive engagement,
respectful challenge, and mutual participation in the therapeutic process.
My work is informed by a holistic approach
that respects the relational, interconnected nature of human experience. Together, we will explore the emotional, cognitive, physical, sociocultural, historical, and spiritual factors impacting your life.
Using a theoretical and practical methodology that
combines psychoanalysis, intersubjectivity theory, and self, humanistic, and
feminist psychology, I assist clients dealing with a number of issues
including: Stress; Anxiety; Panic; Depression; Self-Harming
Thoughts/Behaviours; Isolation/Loneliness; Conflict; Relationship Problems;
Confidence/Self-Esteem; Abuse, Addiction; Trauma; Eating Disorders/Body Image
Issues; Grief; Sexual Issues; Confidence/Self-Esteem; Life Transitions;
Intrusive Thoughts; Performance Anxiety; and Personal Growth/Self-Awareness.
I am a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.
I hold a Diploma in Relational Psychotherapy from the
Toronto Institute for Relational Psychotherapy, an intensive three-year
theoretical and clinical program in psychodynamic, intersubjective, relational
psychotherapy. I am also a Clinical Member (and past Executive Board Member) of the Ontario
Society of Psychotherapists and a member of the American Psychological Association, Division of Psychotherapy.
I hold an Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology from
the University of Toronto and a Master of Science in Psychology from the
University of Edinburgh. I am also a professional musician and published
writer, and have many years of experience as a consultant and
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