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Healing Through Connection

The Healing Art of Therapy

You may find yourself feeling stuck, overwhelmed by anxiety, stress or life choices, or in need of support managing intense emotions after the birth of your baby. I have over 18 years’ experience supporting adolescents and adults to heal and make lasting changes. I support clients with developing insight, healing attachment wounds, and building security. I am influenced by the belief that we all have inner wisdom that guides us to pursue a life that is authentic and fulfulling.

I believe therapy can help us work through obstacles that prevent us from living fully, especially when it is grounded in an empathic and non-judgemental relationship.

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) - University of Toronto
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) - York University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - York University
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Level 1 -The Hincks Dellcrest Centre & OISE/University of Toronto
  • Certificate in Brief and Narrative Therapy-Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work-University of Toronto and The Hincks Dellcrest Centre
  • Akhanda Yoga - Certified Yoga Instructor
  • Emotion-Focused Mindfulness - Bill Gaynor MSW RSW
  • Becoming an Adult Attachment-Focused Therapist-Annette Kussin
  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (Attachment-Based), Level One -Dan Hughes PhD
  • Certificate in Essentials of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy -Toronto Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Level One -York University Department of Psychology, Dr. Les Greenberg
  • Complex Trauma and Shame - Somatic Interventions with Janina Fisher -Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (IATP)
  • Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training for Mental Health and Clinical Professionals -Postpartum Support International
Cups of coffee per day
(maybe three)
Yoga classes... missed
(and counting)
Cacti Plants Owned
(at the moment)

It takes a lot of strength to face yourself. Don't let the weight of what you uncover fool you into thinking you're weak.

Elsia La Caria

Therapy Geared To Work For You

I’ll work collaboratively with you to determine the goals of therapy and I’ll tailor my approach to meet your needs. I draw upon various evidence-based modalities to support my clients, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, trauma-focused therapy and mindfulness practices. 

Taking the first step can be difficult and that’s why I offer a free 20-minute telephone, video or in-person consultation. We can discuss your needs and explore how I can support you. I look forward to working with you.

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I offer a free 20-minute telephone consultation.