Meet Sarah I'm the therapist for you if: You would like to set personal boundaries that will support work-life balance You would like support and encouragement in reaching your academic, career, relationship, and life goals You’re interested in unpacking the origins of your anxiety, low self-confidence or emotional concerns; to heal your past and feel greater acceptance, care, and compassion for yourself You’re looking for a therapist that brings kindness, warmth and compassion into sessions, allowing you to feel seen and heard Session Types: Individual Therapy Availability: Virtual & In-Person Specialties: Anxiety, Work-Life Balance, Childhood Emotional Neglect Approaches: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness, Self-Compassion. Favorite Resources: Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover Tawwab (Book) How To Do The Work by Nicole Lepera (Book) Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents by Lindsay Gibson (Book) The One Inside: An Internal Family Systems Podcast with Tammy Sollenberger (Podcast) Sarah's Bio Education: Sarah obtained her Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guelph; majoring in Psychology and minoring in Family and Child Studies. Sarah is a Registered Psychotherapist and is an active member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) & the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP), and the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP). Therapeutic Style: Sarah brings a validating and warm-hearted approach into her guiding principles as a therapist. She understands that the heart of great therapy starts with a strong therapeutic connection and honours bringing this connection to help you reach your personal and professional goals, while providing care and attention to the deeper parts of you that yearn for change! Sarah provides a safe space for you to feel authentically witnessed, motivated towards change, and capable of approaching your present and past concerns (maybe for the first time) that still need healing. Collaboratively and inclusively, Sarah will partner with you on your journey and meet your needs in a way that feels most comfortable for you. Through offering intuitive insight and kindness, you will feel welcomed and embraced in her office as you connect together to face your present concerns and begin to live a fulfilling life! Therapeutic Approaches: Sarah operates from a trauma-informed framework and is trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), Mindfulness, and uses evidenced-based clinical techniques to help you learn healthy ways of coping. Specialities: Sarah particularly enjoys working with individuals with concerns relating to: anxiety, assertiveness, boundary setting, career or work issues, communication skills, depression, difficulties in relationships, emotion regulation, emotional neglect in childhood, feelings of inadequacy, life transitions (career, work, school), low self-confidence, self-acceptance, self-care, self-love and compassion, stress management, and work, school or life balance. Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by a Registered Psychotherapist.