Myroslava (she/her) is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, with 8+ years of experience providing counselling in the field of social services. She offers individual psychotherapy to adults experiencing various mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma and PTSD, relationship challenges, self-esteem, stress; and LGBTQIA2S+-related issues. Myroslava also specializes in working with concerns connected to intimate partner violence. Myroslava takes a collaborative approach when working with clients and holds a safe and non-judgmental space. She walks along with her clients on their healing journey – ensuring that their treatment plans fit their needs and therapy goals.
Education and Training
Myroslava has completed her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) and a post-graduate certificate in Public Relations. Myroslava has experience with crisis intervention; and recently completed additional training in Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT).
Myroslava works from and aligns with the strengths-based, feminist, and anti-oppressive practice principles. Her counselling methods are rooted in client-centered and holistic approaches. As a queer and immigrant woman, she is committed to cultural humility and working from an intersectional lens. Myroslava also views her clients as experts in their own lives, with the strengths and resources to overcome challenges.
Myroslava is trained in and draws from different various evidence-based approaches, including Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT), Gestalt, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Trauma-informed approach. She also integrates aspects of mindfulness into her practice.