Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Ankita graduated with a Masters in Counselling Psychology from McGill University and is working toward her registration as a Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She completed a one-year clinical practicum at the McGill Psychoeducational and Counselling Clinic and her pre-masters internship in a private clinical practice supporting young adults. Her training and experience include assisting individuals with difficulties related to academic and work-related stress, emotion regulation, relationships, life transitions, self-esteem, anxiety and depression,.
Ankita’s therapeutic approach is primarily based in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), integrating components of other modalities to best suit each client’s needs. These include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.
Ankita strives to build a compassionate space with clients that is warm, non-judgmental and culturally sensitive. She works collaboratively with each client so they can feel understood and supported as they explore not only their difficulties, but also their strengths, and ultimately work toward their goals.