About Me

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I am a Registered Psychotherapist and a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I am also a clinical member of The Ontario Society of Psychotherapists (OSP) and a general member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP). I hold a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. I have a private practice in mid-town Toronto, in the heart of Rosedale. I offer individual, couple and family therapy. I work with a broad range of clients of all ages, life stages and life experiences.  Every day, I have the privilege of listening to my clients share their thoughts and feelings with the express purpose of helping them to overcome their challenges and discover their best selves.

Being a psychotherapist is much more than my job. It is my calling and my privilege to do this work. I have a deep appreciation for the stories and struggles of my clients, and a strong desire to help.  I am honored to be a trusted confidante, advisor, guide, teacher, emotional caregiver, nurturer, and a safe place for so many. My approach to talk therapy is diverse. First and foremost, I am a humanistic psychotherapist. I believe that we are inherently good, that our primary drive is to self-actualize and reach our greatest potential. I believe we make sense of our world using reason, connection and shared human values and by creating meaning and purpose. I believe we must relinquish our ‘victim mentality’ and take full responsibility for our lives, no matter the hand we’ve been dealt.

Empathy, respect, responsibility, self-empowerment, and meaningful connections … are some of my guiding principles. My job is to listen keenly and actively; to help you uncover your deeper emotional GetFileAttachment-6layers; to help you make sense of things that are troubling you; to help you manage your not-so-adaptive styles of thinking; to help you recognize your dysfunctional patterns of behaviour; to help you develop more acute self-awareness, and sharper awareness of others; and to help you build greater emotional strength, balance, and resilience.

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I have appeared on TV and Radio shows, including Your Relationship Radio on CHUM FM and Big Life Radio on CFRB NewsTalk 1010 with Liza Fromer, the Steven and Chris Show on CBC-TV and Three Takes on Slice. I have also been interviewed by several magazines including Flare, Elle, Profit, and Citylife.

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